La Tranche-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Tranche-sur-Mer in Vendee

Visit La Tranche-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: La Tranche-sur-Mer is a small resort, but very pleasant and with an enjoyable promenade behind the beach

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near La Tranche-sur-Mer. For detailed visitor information see the La Tranche-sur-Mer travel guide

La Tranche-sur-Mer is situated in the Vendee, Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 36 km from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital. (General information: La Tranche-sur-Mer is 397 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Longeville-sur-Mer at 10 km and Jard-sur-Mer at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Tranche-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to La Tranche-sur-Mer in Pays de la Loire. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

 
 

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Map of places to visit near La Tranche-sur-Mer

Markets in and near La Tranche-sur-Mer

Market days in La Tranche-sur-Mer: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (7km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (14km)
  • La Couarde-sur-Mer: market every day - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market every day except Tuesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (19km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Saintes: market every day except Monday (23km)

More information about La Tranche-sur-Mer, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions to visit near La Tranche-sur-Mer, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Tranche-sur-Mer and wondering what to do next!

aquarium
  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (30km) [Map]

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (13km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (32km) [Map]
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (35km) [Map]
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (38km) [Map]
  • Jardins de la Boirie (46km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (45km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (31km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Tranche-sur-Mer

Canton: Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85360

Distance to La Tranche-sur-Mer

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 397 km

from Calais: 565 km

from Nice: 743 km

from Bordeaux: 180 km

from Strasbourg: 732 km

Getting here

La Tranche-sur-Mer is in the west of France. Most visitors arrive by car from a cross-channel ferry port - Saint Malo is convenient at around 3 hours drive. For driving distances to La Tranche-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within 6 kilometres of La Tranche-sur-Mer

This page in French: Visitez La Tranche-sur-Mer