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Visit Chasnais: highlights and tourist information

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Chasnais is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 27 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Chasnais is 378 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lucon at 5 km and La Faute-sur-Mer at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chasnais, 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 Chasnais in Pays de la Loire.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Chasnais

Markets in and near Chasnais

  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (27km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (33km)
  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (33km)
  • La Couarde-sur-Mer: market every day - seasonal market only (33km)

More information about Chasnais, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chasnais, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (39km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (13km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (19km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (36km)
  • Forêt de Benon (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (37km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (41km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chasnais

Canton: Luçon

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85400

Distance to Chasnais

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 378 km

from Calais: 548 km

from Nice: 734 km

from Bordeaux: 187 km

from Strasbourg: 714 km

Getting here

Chasnais is in the west of France. Most visitors arrive by car from a cross-channel ferry port - Saint Malo is convenient at around 3 hours drive. For driving distances to Chasnais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Corpe, Lairoux, Les Magnils-Reigniers, Lucon, Peault and Saint-Denis-du-Payre.

This page in French: Visiter Chasnais

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