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Faymoreau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vouvant at 11 km from Faymoreau

Visit Faymoreau: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 11 km and Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Faymoreau, 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 Faymoreau in Pays de la Loire.

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

Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval...

See Vouvant guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the...

See Maillezais abbey guide
 
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Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre...

See Coulon guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 26 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Niort

Niort

at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort...

See Niort guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at...

See Parthenay guide
Marans

Marans

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

It is the cluster of monuments in the park...

See Surgeres guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide

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Markets in and near Faymoreau

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Benet: market Monday (19km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (32km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (32km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (35km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (38km)

More information about Faymoreau, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Faymoreau, France

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

Aquarium

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

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (11km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (25km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (54km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (29km)
  • La Guyonnière (31km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (39km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (31km)
  • Forêt de Benon (39km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (9km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (45km)
  • Zoodyssée (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Faymoreau is in the west of France at 62 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Faymoreau is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Faymoreau

Canton: Saint-Hilaire-des-Loges

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85240

Distance to Faymoreau

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 523 km

from Nice: 695 km

from Bordeaux: 189 km

from Strasbourg: 668 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 Faymoreau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Foussais-Payre, La Chapelle-Thireuil, Le Busseau, Marillet, Puy-de-Serre, Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust, Saint-Laurs and Saint-Maixent-de-Beugne.

This page in French: Visiter Faymoreau

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