Froidfond tourism and travel guide

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Visit Froidfond: highlights and tourist information

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Froidfond is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 34 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Froidfond is 378 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 22 km and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Froidfond, 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 Froidfond in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Froidfond

Markets in and near Froidfond

  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (22km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (27km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (29km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (29km)

More information about Froidfond, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Froidfond, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (15km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (26km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (42km)
  • Île Héron (France) (44km)
  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (45km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (47km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (48km)
  • Port-Joinville (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (28km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Froidfond

Canton: Challans

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85300

Distance to Froidfond

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 378 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 788 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 736 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Falleron, La Garnache, Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron and Touvois.

This page in French: Visiter Froidfond