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Doix tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Maillezais abbey at 6 km from Doix

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Visit Doix: highlights and tourist information

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Doix is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 56 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Doix is 362 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Maillezais abbey at 6 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Doix, 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 Doix in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Doix


Markets in and near Doix

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (8km)
  • Benet: market Monday (16km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (28km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (32km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (37km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (38km)

More information about Doix, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Doix, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (6km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (6km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (24km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (32km)
  • La Guyonnière (48km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (11km)
  • Forêt de Benon (21km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (14km)
  • Zoodyssée (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Doix

Canton: Maillezais

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85200

Distance to Doix

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 362 km

from Calais: 543 km

from Nice: 701 km

from Bordeaux: 174 km

from Strasbourg: 687 km

Getting here

Doix is in the west of France. Most visitors arrive by car from a cross-channel ferry port - Saint Malo is convenient at around 3 hours drive. For driving distances to Doix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzay, Chaix, Fontaines, Maille, Maillezais, Montreuil, Saint-Martin-de-Fraigneau, Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux and Vix.

This page in French: Visiter Doix

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