Avrille tourism and travel guide

Photo of Avrille in Vendee

Visit Avrille: highlights and tourist information

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Avrille is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 23 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Avrille is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Longeville-sur-Mer at 5 km and Jard-sur-Mer at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avrille, 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 Avrille 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 Avrille

Markets in and near Avrille

  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (9km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (10km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (20km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (22km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market every day except Tuesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Avrille, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Avrille, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Avrille.


  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (44km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (7km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (29km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Marans (42km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Avrille

Canton: Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85440

Distance to Avrille

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 555 km

from Nice: 753 km

from Bordeaux: 195 km

from Strasbourg: 732 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Bernard, Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits, Poiroux, Saint-Avaugourd-Des-Landes and Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret.

This page in French: Visiter Avrille