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Aizenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Aizenay: highlights and tourist information

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Aizenay is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 16 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Aizenay is 378 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 22 km and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aizenay, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aizenay in Pays de la Loire.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Vendee

Map of places to visit near Aizenay


Markets in and near Aizenay

  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (14km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (26km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (30km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Aizenay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Aizenay, France

What to do at Aizenay? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Aizenay.

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (33km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (31km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aizenay

Canton: Poiré-sur-Vie

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85190

Distance to Aizenay

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 378 km

from Calais: 532 km

from Nice: 772 km

from Bordeaux: 226 km

from Strasbourg: 730 km

Getting here

Aizenay 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 Aizenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Palluau and Mache.

This page in French: Visiter Aizenay

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