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Champagne-les-Marais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champagne-les-Marais in Vendee

Photo is of Luçon cathedral at 9 km from Champagne-les-Marais

Visit Champagne-les-Marais: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Luçon cathedral at 9 km and Lucon at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Champagne-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 Champagne-les-Marais in Pays de la Loire.

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

Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in the roman, gothic,...

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lucon guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river...

See Marans guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 16 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
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 25 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 25 km (direction south), 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 25 km (direction south), 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 25 km (direction south), 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 25 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See La Rochelle towers guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The village of La Flotte-en-Ré is a pretty village on the Ile-de-Ré...

See La Flotte-en-Re guide


at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is very...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west)

At Longeville-sur-Mer you will enjoy the lively market in the town as...

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Champagne-les-Marais


Markets in and near Champagne-les-Marais

  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (13km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (22km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (25km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (26km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (27km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (27km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (29km)

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

Tourist attractions near Champagne-les-Marais, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (29km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (20km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (21km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (24km)
  • Forêt de Benon (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (32km)

Geography and distances

Champagne-les-Marais is in the west of France at 39 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Champagne-les-Marais is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champagne-les-Marais

Canton: Chaillé-les-Marais

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85450

Distance to Champagne-les-Marais

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 723 km

from Bordeaux: 177 km

from Strasbourg: 710 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 Champagne-les-Marais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Moreilles, Puyravault, Sainte-Radegonde-Des-Noyers and Triaize.

This page in French: Visiter Champagne-les-Marais

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