Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Machecoul

The area's history and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Machecoul. This city has something for everyone. Jules Verne Museum and Zenith de Nantes are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Machecoul

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Machecoul a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Planète Sauvage (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Maison de l'Ane (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Explora Park (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Thalasso Thermes Marins (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Machines of the Isle of Nantes (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Machecoul

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Machecoul is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jardin des Plantes (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
  • Parc du Cornoir (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • La Bernerie-en-Retz Beach (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Bois de la Chaize Beach (18.7 mi / 30 km)
  • La Gueriniere Beach (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Noirmoutier Island (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)

How to get to and around Machecoul

The nearest airport is in Nantes (NTE-Nantes - Atlantique), located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Machecoul Station.

Where to stay around Machecoul?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 176 holiday lettings near Machecoul. From 93 Houses to 13 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Machecoul is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Machecoul?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Machecoul:

  • Nantes Erdre: 57 holiday homes
  • Doulon-Bottière: 22 holiday homes
  • Beaujoire: 24 holiday homes
  • Quartiers Nord: 47 holiday homes
  • Chantenay-Bellevue-Sainte-Anne: 48 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Machecoul?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Machecoul. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Eglise de Machecoul: 1,247 holiday lettings
  • Abbey Notre Dame de la Chaume: 1,362 holiday lettings
  • Chateau de Machecoul: 1,248 holiday lettings
  • Machecoul Station: 1,288 holiday lettings
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer Church: 1,976 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Machecoul listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Machecoul?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 93 Houses in Machecoul. Our other popular types of Machecoul holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 33 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Machecoul?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 64 holiday homes with pool available in Machecoul. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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