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Chaille-les-Marais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chaille-les-Marais in Vendee

Photo is of Marans at 10 km from Chaille-les-Marais

Visit Chaille-les-Marais: highlights and tourist information

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Chaille-les-Marais is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Marans at 10 km and Lucon at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chaille-les-Marais, 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 Chaille-les-Marais in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 10 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section...

See Marans guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for its imposing...

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in the...

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction east)

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of...

See Maillezais abbey guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

Here at La Faute-sur-Mer you can explore the nature reserve and peninsula...

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


at 26 km (direction east)

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-east)

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a...

See Vouvant guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest part of the...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an eclectic mix of...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the harbour in...

See La Rochelle towers guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west)

La Tranche-sur-Mer is a small resort, but very pleasant and...

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chaille-les-Marais


Markets in and near Chaille-les-Marais

  • Marans: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (23km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (28km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (29km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (30km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Benet: market Monday (33km)

More information about Chaille-les-Marais, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chaille-les-Marais, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (22km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (18km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (21km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (18km)
  • Forêt de Benon (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (25km)

Geography and distances

Chaille-les-Marais is in the west of France at 43 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Chaille-les-Marais is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaille-les-Marais

Canton: Chaillé-les-Marais

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85450

Distance to Chaille-les-Marais

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 716 km

from Bordeaux: 177 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 Chaille-les-Marais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Langon, Moreilles, Puyravault, Sainte-Radegonde-Des-Noyers and Vouille-les-Marais.

This page in French: Visiter Chaille-les-Marais

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