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Photo is of Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 11 km from Coex

Visit Coex: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 11 km and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Coex, 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 Coex in Pays de la Loire.

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



Seaside resort at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


at 14 km (direction west)

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction west)

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches and...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter resorts...

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The small town of Les Moutiers-en-Retz is best known for the nearby...

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide
Ile d'Yeu

Ile d'Yeu

Island at 45 km (direction west)

Explore the Ile d'Yeu on foot or by bike to see scenic...

See Ile d'Yeu guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coex


Markets in and near Coex

  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (12km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (15km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (22km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (32km)

More information about Coex, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Coex, France

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

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (33km)
  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (40km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (24km)

Geography and distances

Coex is in the west of France at 26 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Coex is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coex

Canton: Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85220

Distance to Coex

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 542 km

from Nice: 781 km

from Bordeaux: 226 km

from Strasbourg: 742 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 Coex from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chaize-Giraud, Martinet, Saint-Maixent-sur-Vie and Saint-Reverend.

This page in French: Visiter Coex

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