Commequiers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 9 km from Commequiers

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Commequiers in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 9 km and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 10 km.

Commequiers, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 15 km (direction south)

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

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Seaside resort at 17 km (direction west)

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

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at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

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at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

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Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Ile d'Yeu

Ile d'Yeu

Island at 39 km (direction west)

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

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at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

On Noirmoutier island you can find lots of sandy beaches and a...

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Seaside resort at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Pornic is one of the liveliest and most vibrant harbour towns along...

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Markets in and near Commequiers

  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (10km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (21km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (23km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (24km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Commequiers, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Commequiers, France

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

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (26km)
  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (35km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (39km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (39km)
  • Port-Joinville (39km)
  • Vieux-château de l'Île d'Yeu (41km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (42km)
  • Aérodrome de L'Île-d'Yeu (42km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (31km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (40km)

Geography and distances

Commequiers is in the west of France at 34 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Commequiers is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Commequiers

Canton: Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85220

Distance to Commequiers

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 789 km

from Bordeaux: 235 km

from Strasbourg: 745 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 Commequiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Fenouiller, Notre-Dame-de-Riez, Saint-Maixent-sur-Vie and Soullans.

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