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Chauche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 24 km from Chauche

Visit Chauche: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 24 km and Clisson at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chauche, 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 Chauche in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben...

See Clisson guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


Seaside resort at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide


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

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many monuments, museums...

See Nantes guide


at 48 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide


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

Bretignolles-sur-Mer is one of the smallest Vendee resorts - still has a...

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

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

Chateau d'Olonne is a very small resort, well placed for exploring the...

See Chateau d'Olonne guide


Seaside resort at 51 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 53 km (direction south-west)

The small resort of Bourgenay has a port and a popular beach...

See Port Bourgenay guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 54 km (direction west-south-west)

The lively town of Sables-d'Olonne is our favourite resort on the Vendee...

See Sables d'Olonne guide


at 54 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chauche


Markets in and near Chauche

  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (7km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (29km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (38km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (39km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (39km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (41km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (45km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (46km)

More information about Chauche, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chauche, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (31km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (37km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (45km)
  • Jardin des plantes (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (43km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (46km)
  • Île Héron (France) (46km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (27km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (49km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (53km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (53km)

Geography and distances

Chauche is in the west of France at 21 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Chauche is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chauche

Canton: Saint-Fulgent

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85140

Distance to Chauche

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 512 km

from Nice: 753 km

from Bordeaux: 228 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 Chauche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boulogne, La Copechagniere and La Rabateliere.

This page in French: Visiter Chauche

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