Beauvoir-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beauvoir-sur-Mer in Vendee

Photo is of Notre-Dame-de-Monts at 12 km from Beauvoir-sur-Mer

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Beauvoir-sur-Mer is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Beauvoir-sur-Mer in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Notre-Dame-de-Monts at 12 km and Saint-Jean-de-Monts at 14 km.

Beauvoir-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction south)

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

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Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 17 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

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at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

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Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

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at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Ile d\'Yeu

Ile d'Yeu

Island at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

Explore the Ile d'Yeu on foot or by bike to see scenic coastline, beaches...

See Ile d'Yeu guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

Bretignolles-sur-Mer is one of the smallest Vendee resorts - still has a big beach...

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at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

Brem-sur-Mer is a small resort with a long beach to the north of Les...

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Seaside resort at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

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Seaside resort at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The emphasis in Pornichet, immediately south of La Baule, is most certainly based around...

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La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See La Baule guide

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Map of places to visit near Beauvoir-sur-Mer


Markets in and near Beauvoir-sur-Mer

Market days in Beauvoir-sur-Mer: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (0km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (7km)
  • Barbatre: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (12km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • La Gueriniere: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Noirmoutier: market Tuesday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (18km)
  • La Bernerie-en-Retz: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (19km)

More information about Beauvoir-sur-Mer, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Beauvoir-sur-Mer, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (19km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (29km)
  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (31km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (31km)
  • Port-Joinville (32km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (34km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (34km)
  • Vieux-château de l'Île d'Yeu (35km)
  • Aérodrome de L'Île-d'Yeu (35km)
  • Loire Estuaire (42km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (51km)
  • Île Héron (France) (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (31km)

Geography and distances

Beauvoir-sur-Mer is in the west of France at 55 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Beauvoir-sur-Mer is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beauvoir-sur-Mer

Canton: Beauvoir-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85230

Distance to Beauvoir-sur-Mer

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 531 km

from Nice: 810 km

from Bordeaux: 257 km

from Strasbourg: 755 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 Beauvoir-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Barre-de-Monts, Saint-Gervais and Saint-Urbain.

This page in French: Visiter Beauvoir-sur-Mer