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Barbatre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Barbatre in Vendee

Photo is of Noirmoutier at 8 km from Barbatre

Visit Barbatre: highlights and tourist information

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Barbatre is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Noirmoutier at 8 km and Notre-Dame-de-Monts at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Barbatre, 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 Barbatre in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 8 km (direction north-west)

On Noirmoutier island you can find lots of sandy beaches and...

See Noirmoutier guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter resorts...

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The small town of Les Moutiers-en-Retz is best known for the...

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Pornic, a traditional port town with an attrcative harbour, is well...

See Jade Coast guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-east)

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches and one...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Pornic is one of the liveliest and most vibrant harbour towns along...

See Pornic guide
Ile d'Yeu

Ile d'Yeu

Island at 28 km (direction south-west)

Explore the Ile d'Yeu on foot or by bike...

See Ile d'Yeu guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-east)

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The beach at Saint-Brevin-les-Pins is the main attraction and we...

See Saint-Brevin-les-Pins guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The emphasis in Pornichet, immediately south of La Baule,...

See Pornichet guide
La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

La Baule-Escoblac is a very pleasant and popular resort with a long...

See La Baule guide
Le Pouliguen

Le Pouliguen

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

If you visit the beach resort of Le Pouligueun be sure...

See Le Pouliguen guide


at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The resort at Batz-sur-Mer is much quiter and smaller than...

See Batz-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Barbatre


Markets in and near Barbatre

Market days in Barbatre: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Barbatre: market Wednesday (0km)
  • La Gueriniere: market Thursday & Sunday (4km)
  • Noirmoutier: market Tuesday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (8km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (9km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (11km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (14km)
  • La Bernerie-en-Retz: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Pornic: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Prefailles: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (20km)

More information about Barbatre, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Barbatre, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (21km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (28km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (28km)
  • Port-Joinville (28km)
  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (30km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (30km)
  • Aérodrome de L'Île-d'Yeu (30km)
  • Vieux-château de l'Île d'Yeu (31km)
  • Loire Estuaire (38km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (37km)

Geography and distances

Barbatre is in the west of France at 66 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Barbatre is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barbatre

Canton: Noirmoutier-en-l'Île

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85630

Distance to Barbatre

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 534 km

from Nice: 821 km

from Bordeaux: 266 km

from Strasbourg: 764 km

Getting here

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

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Gueriniere.

This page in French: Visiter Barbatre

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