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Chasnais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chasnais in Vendee

Photo is of Luçon cathedral at 5 km from Chasnais

Visit Chasnais: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Luçon cathedral at 5 km and Lucon at 5 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!

Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Lucon guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Longeville-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
 
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La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Marans

Marans

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

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

See Marans guide
Jard-sur-Mer

Jard-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west)

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

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

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Saint-Martin-de-Re

Saint-Martin-de-Re

at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide
La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-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
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

Island at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Ile-de-Ré is an island with lots of sandy beaches and some...

See Ile de Re guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See La Rochelle aquarium guide

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Map of places to visit near Chasnais

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Chasnais is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Chasnais is 378 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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