Tourism in Pays de la Loire

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Tourism, holidays & travel in Pays de la Loire

With a 450-kilometre long coastline offering sandy beaches, famous seaside resorts, cliffs and rocky coves, the region of Pays de la Loire will enchant the fans of relaxation and sports activities, but also all those who love wild scenery. The region's countryside is a paradise for walkers and those who love architecture, with the royal river banks, the megalithic heritage, the historical monuments and the cities of Art and History.

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TOURISM IN PAYS DE LA LOIRE

The Loire-Atlantique is home to the city of Nantes and its fantastic architecture, the Guérande peninsula and its salt marshes, and the Brière Regional Nature Park with its charming thatched cottages.

The cities of Angers and Saumur with their rich built heritage, the sumptuous chateaux of the Loire valley and the famous Fontevraud abbey are some of the opportunities on offer to visitors of the Maine-et-Loire.

Mixing nature and traditions, the Mayenne offers plenty for those who love the countryside, including its Romanesque churches, its castles and its floral villages.

The Sarthe offers visitors the historic and artistic heritage of the city of Le Mans, as well as also rural excursions in Perche Sarthois and in the Sarthe valley.

Famous for its Atlantic coast lined with seaside resorts and long sandy beaches great for relaxation, the Vendée is also well know for its salt marshes on the Noirmoutier island and the Vendée Globe, a solo sailing race around the world.

 

CITIES & TOWNS

Nantes
Saumur
Pornic
Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
Saint-Jean-de-Monts
Piriac-sur-Mer
Saint-Brevin-les-Pins
Clisson
Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Cholet
Notre-Dame-de-Monts
Saint-Florent-le-Vieil
Pornichet
Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez
Bretignolles-sur-Mer
Laval
Jard-sur-Mer
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EVENTS

Europa Jazz Festival
Anjou Festival
24 Hours of Le Mans
Gois Run

Rose Days
Les Escales
25th Hour of the Book
All the events in France

 

PHOTOS

Photos of the Loire-Atlantique
Photos of the Maine-et-Loire
Photos of the Mayenne

Photos of the Sarthe
Photos of the Vendée

 

NATIONAL LABELS

Cities of art and history
Most beautiful villages of France
Most beautiful detours in France
Green resorts
Listed resorts

Family Plus
Towns and villages in Bloom
Blue Flag
Small Towns of Character

 

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Taste and buy Vendée wine
Naturalists’ boat trip in Brière
Horse-drawn carriage trips in Sud-Vendée
Tandem skydiving in Vendée
Get away from it all at Echologia ecotourism park
Licence-free electric boat hire

Visit a donkey’s milk soap workshop
Hot-air ballooning from the Poitevin Marsh to Puy du Fou
Karting on an International Circuit
Pleasures of the palate and wine tasting at the castle
Basket-making course by the Loire
All activities in Pays de la Loire

ACCOMMODATION

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TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS IN PAYS DE LA LOIRE

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Appart'City Angers
Located in Angers city centre, 500 metres from the Business Centre, Appart'City Angers offer self-catering accommodation and free weekly housekeeping....
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Hôtel Concordia
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