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Froidfond tourism and travel guide

Photo of Froidfond in Vendee

Photo is of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 22 km from Froidfond

Visit Froidfond: highlights and tourist information

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

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!



Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide


at 23 km (direction south-west)

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional town,...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches and...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The small town of Les Moutiers-en-Retz is best known for the...

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide


at 29 km (direction west)

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter...

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide


at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Pornic is one of the liveliest and most vibrant harbour towns...

See Pornic guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

On Noirmoutier island you can find lots of sandy beaches and a...

See Noirmoutier guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Pornic, a traditional port town with an attrcative harbour, is well placed...

See Jade Coast guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many monuments,...

See Nantes guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Clisson guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide

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

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

What to do at Froidfond? 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

Froidfond is in the west of France at 34 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Froidfond is 378 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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