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Chantonnay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chantonnay in Vendee

Photo is of Vouvant at 25 km from Chantonnay

Visit Chantonnay: highlights and tourist information

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Chantonnay is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 25 km and Lucon at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chantonnay, 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 Chantonnay in Pays de la Loire.

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

Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
 
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Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Marans

Marans

at 42 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
Clisson

Clisson

at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural...

See Clisson guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Jard-sur-Mer

Jard-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

Jard-sur-Mer is a very pleasant, if quite small, Vendee resort with...

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

The small town of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire is mainly known for the Chateau...

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide

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Map of places to visit near Chantonnay

 
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Markets in and near Chantonnay

  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (35km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (41km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (44km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (44km)

More information about Chantonnay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chantonnay, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (25km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (15km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (15km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (24km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chantonnay is in the west of France at 28 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Chantonnay is 350 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chantonnay

Canton: Chantonnay

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85110

Distance to Chantonnay

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 350 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 731 km

from Bordeaux: 209 km

from Strasbourg: 692 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 Chantonnay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Germain-de-Princay and Sigournais.

This page in French: Visiter Chantonnay

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