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Curzon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Curzon in Vendee

Photo is of Luçon cathedral at 11 km from Curzon

Visit Curzon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Luçon cathedral at 11 km and Lucon at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Curzon, 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 Curzon 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 11 km (direction east)

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in...

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 11 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 13 km (direction south)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction west)

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

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

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide


at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

Island at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Ile de Re guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide
La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

The village of La Flotte-en-Ré is a pretty village on the...

See La Flotte-en-Re guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Ars-en-Ré is one of the pretty villages to explore...

See Ars-en-Re guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Curzon


Markets in and near Curzon

  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (8km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (21km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (29km)
  • La Couarde-sur-Mer: market every day - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (30km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market every day except Tuesday - seasonal market only (31km)

More information about Curzon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Curzon, France

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


Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (18km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (26km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (40km)
  • Forêt de Benon (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (35km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (44km)

Geography and distances

Curzon is in the west of France at 26 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Curzon is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Curzon

Canton: Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85540

Distance to Curzon

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

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 739 km

from Bordeaux: 188 km

from Strasbourg: 720 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 Curzon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grues, La Jonchere, Lairoux, Saint-Benoist-sur-Mer, Saint-Cyr-en-Talmondais and Saint-Denis-du-Payre.

This page in French: Visiter Curzon

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