Fougere tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fougere in Vendee

Visit Fougere: highlights and tourist information

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Fougere is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 14 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Fougere is 363 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lucon at 23 km and Longeville-sur-Mer at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fougere, 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 Fougere 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 Fougere

Markets in and near Fougere

  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (13km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (30km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (33km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (37km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (38km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (39km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (43km)

More information about Fougere, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Fougere, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fougere.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (49km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (49km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (13km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (20km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (51km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (59km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (35km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (40km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fougere

Canton: Roche-sur-Yon-Sud

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85480

Distance to Fougere

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 363 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 742 km

from Bordeaux: 209 km

from Strasbourg: 706 km

Getting here

Fougere 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 Fougere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bournezeau, La Chaize-le-Vicomte and Thorigny.

This page in French: Visiter Fougere