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Beaufou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beaufou in Vendee

Photo is of Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 33 km from Beaufou

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Visit Beaufou: highlights and tourist information

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Beaufou is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 19 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Beaufou is 367 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 33 km and Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Beaufou, 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 Beaufou 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 Beaufou


Markets in and near Beaufou

  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (24km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (25km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (34km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (34km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (35km)

More information about Beaufou, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Beaufou, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (42km)
  • Jardin des plantes (44km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (29km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (32km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (44km)
  • Île Héron (France) (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (37km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaufou

Canton: Poiré-sur-Vie

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85170

Distance to Beaufou

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 367 km

from Calais: 521 km

from Nice: 770 km

from Bordeaux: 233 km

from Strasbourg: 721 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Les Lucs-sur-Boulogne and Saint-Etienne-du-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Beaufou

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