Xanton-Chassenon travel guide
Visit Xanton-Chassenon: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 3 km from Xanton-Chassenon
Location: Xanton-Chassenon is situated in the Vendee department (Pays-de-la-Loire region) in the west of France at 60 km from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital. (General information: Xanton-Chassenon is 351 km from Paris and 534 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Xanton-Chassenon: these include Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 3 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 9 km. Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) is a listed religious monument at 4 km and Natur'Zoo de Mervent is a listed zoo or wildlife park at 8 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Xanton-Chassenon, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Xanton-Chassenon
Maillezais abbey 10km
Marais Poitevin 18km
La Rochelle 48km
Note that all distances from Xanton-Chassenon shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Xanton-Chassenon holidays and travel
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Markets near Xanton-Chassenon
- Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market every Tuesday (8km)
- Fontenay-le-Comte: market every Saturday all day (8km)
- Benet: market every Monday (12km)
- Niort: market every Thursday all day & Saturday all day (23km)
- Courcon: market every Wednesday (25km)
- Marans: market every Tuesday (28km)
- La Creche: market every Sunday (32km)
- Lucon: market every Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
- Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market every Saturday (37km)
- Surgeres: market every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (39km)
- Parthenay: market every Wednesday all day (40km)
- La Rochelle: market every every day (48km)
- Aytre: market every Friday (48km)
- Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market every Thursday (50km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Xanton-Chassenon and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Xanton-Chassenon map below.
Aquarium Aquarium de La Rochelle (48km)
Grand Site Of France Marais Poitevin (13km)
Recommended Detour Fontenay-le-Comte (9km)
Religious Monument Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (4km); Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (10km); Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (12km); Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (14km); Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (14km)
Remarkable Garden Jardins du Bâtiment (27km); Jardins de Chaligny (36km); La Guyonnière (38km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Baie de l'Aiguillon (20km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Marans (28km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Natur'Zoo de Mervent (8km); Zoodyssée (41km)
Map of places to visit near Xanton-Chassenon & Location Information
Distance to Xanton-Chassenon
from La Roche-sur-Yon (local prefecture): 60 km
from Paris: 351 km
from Calais: 534 km
from Nice: 696 km
from Bordeaux: 180 km
from Strasbourg: 676 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Vendee 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 Xanton-Chassenon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Xanton-Chassenon