Bouffere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Clisson at 14 km from Bouffere

Visit Bouffere: highlights and tourist information

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Bouffere 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 Bouffere in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clisson at 14 km and Chateau de Tiffauges at 18 km.

Bouffere, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben largely re-built...

See Clisson guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known for its...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many monuments, museums and places...

See Nantes guide
The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Loire Atlantique department

The Jardin Extraordinaire de Nantes has been created in an old quarry and features...

See The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes guide
La Roche-sur-Yon

La Roche-sur-Yon

at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

La Roche-sur-Yon has an attractive town centre around the gardens of the Place Napoleon...

See La Roche-sur-Yon guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Cholet is a pleasant town in the Maine et Loire department....

See Cholet guide


Seaside resort at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide


Seaside resort at 54 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


at 54 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


at 55 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brem-sur-Mer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 61 km (direction south-east)

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval castle and an...

See Vouvant guide

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Map of places to visit near Bouffere


Markets in and near Bouffere

  • Clisson: market Friday (15km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (31km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (33km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (33km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (34km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (36km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (36km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Bouffere, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Bouffere, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (32km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (30km)
  • Île Héron (France) (31km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (32km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (36km)
  • Carquefou (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (32km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (37km)

Geography and distances

Bouffere is in the west of France at 33 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Bouffere is 346 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouffere

Canton: Montaigu

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85600

Distance to Bouffere

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 346 km

from Calais: 501 km

from Nice: 764 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 702 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 Bouffere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montaigu, Saint-Andre-Treize-Voies, Saint-Georges-de-Montaigu and Saint-Hilaire-de-Loulay.

This page in French: Visiter Bouffere