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Fougere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lucon at 23 km from Fougere

Visit Fougere: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lucon at 23 km and Luçon cathedral at 23 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!

Lucon

Lucon

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
 
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Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Vouvant guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

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

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
Jard-sur-Mer

Jard-sur-Mer

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

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

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

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Marans

Marans

at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fougere

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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

What to do at Fougere? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Fougere is in the west of France at 14 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Fougere is 363 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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