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Dompierre-sur-Yon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dompierre-sur-Yon in Vendee

Photo is of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire at 35 km from Dompierre-sur-Yon

Visit Dompierre-sur-Yon: highlights and tourist information

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Dompierre-sur-Yon is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Talmont-Saint-Hilaire at 35 km and Longeville-sur-Mer at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Dompierre-sur-Yon, 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 Dompierre-sur-Yon in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


Seaside resort at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style...

See Clisson guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide


at 42 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 42 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction south)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide

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Map of places to visit near Dompierre-sur-Yon


Markets in and near Dompierre-sur-Yon

  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (13km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (25km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (36km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (38km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (39km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (39km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (40km)

More information about Dompierre-sur-Yon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Dompierre-sur-Yon, France

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

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (27km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (44km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (39km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (40km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (51km)

Geography and distances

Dompierre-sur-Yon is in the west of France at 8 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Dompierre-sur-Yon is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dompierre-sur-Yon

Canton: Essarts

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85170

Distance to Dompierre-sur-Yon

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 757 km

from Bordeaux: 220 km

from Strasbourg: 714 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 Dompierre-sur-Yon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belleville-sur-Vie, La Ferriere and Mouilleron-le-Captif.

This page in French: Visiter Dompierre-sur-Yon

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