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Cheffois tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vouvant at 10 km from Cheffois

Visit Cheffois: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 10 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cheffois, 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 Cheffois 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 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
 
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Lucon

Lucon

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre...

See Coulon guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 41 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide
Marans

Marans

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

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

See Marans guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Niort

Niort

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort...

See Niort guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 55 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

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

Map of places to visit near Cheffois

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Markets in and near Cheffois

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (29km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Benet: market Monday (36km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (41km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (44km)

More information about Cheffois, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Cheffois, France

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

Grand sites of France

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) (10km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (21km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (29km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (39km)
  • La Guyonnière (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (28km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (17km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cheffois is in the west of France at 48 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Cheffois is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cheffois

Canton: Châtaigneraie

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85390

Distance to Cheffois

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 712 km

from Bordeaux: 204 km

from Strasbourg: 674 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 Cheffois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antigny, La Chataigneraie, La Tardiere, Mouilleron-en-Pareds, Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller and Saint-Maurice-le-Girard.

This page in French: Visiter Cheffois

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