Pays de la Loire, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Pays de la Loire, France? If you're planning to go to Pays de la Loire, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Pays de la Loire, France

Based on the climate and weather in Pays de la Loire, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Pays de la Loire, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pays de la Loire, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Pays de la Loire, France by month

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January

January in Pays de la Loire is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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March

Traveling to Pays de la Loire in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

April can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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May

If you are traveling to Pays de la Loire in May, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

Traveling to Pays de la Loire in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

July here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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August

August is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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September

September here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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October

October in Pays de la Loire is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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December

If you are traveling to Pays de la Loire in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Pays de la Loire, France

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Pays de la Loire.

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  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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