See for yourself why Tamil Nadu is so frequented by travelers, by hitting the road and exploring the treasure-trove of natural and cultural attractions within easy traveling distance of Nagapattinam. If you're keen to explore more of the region, you'll find Thiruvavaduthurai, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the east, and Sannanallur 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast.
Rent a vehicle and spend some time in Pondicherry, a major city for the region, situated about 55 miles (89 kilometers) away from Nagapattinam. This bigger city offers a range of tourist attractions, such as Government Place, Botanical Gardens and Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Pondicherry has a lot to offer travelers happy to linger. Sacred Heart of Jesus, Auroville and Pondicherry Museum are some of the other points of interest worth visiting.
When the weather's great, why don't you discover Tamil Nadu's open-air markets?. Discover some of the pieces of the region's rich cultural tapestry within Tamil Nadu's great history museums and palaces.
If you are looking for something a little different from seeing the sights, why not check out the local watersports? Boating and surfing are both available in the area.
When it's finally time to bid goodbye to Nagapattinam, head to the nearest major airport located in Tiruchirappalli, 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the west.