Located in Pays de la Loire region, the commune of Oudon takes place in Loire-Atlantique, in the arrondissement of Ancenis. It is about thirty kilometers from Nantes, on the border of the department of Maine-et-Loire.
The territory of Oudon had a human occupation since the Neolithic period, before becoming a real commune in 846 during the construction of its first castle. Fief of the duchy of Brittany, the commune was a decisive site in the victory of the allies during the Second World War, in particular its bridge over the Loire making it possible to check the progress of the Germans.
Today the city is mainly oriented towards tourism, offering an important architectural heritage, as well as many natural sites to discover the time of a few walks in the streets of the old center or in the surroundings.