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Givrand tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 5 km from Givrand

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Visit Givrand: highlights and tourist information

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Givrand is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 36 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Givrand is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 5 km and Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Givrand, 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 Givrand 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 Givrand


Markets in and near Givrand

  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (5km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (7km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (21km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (26km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Givrand, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Givrand, France

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

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (31km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (36km)
  • Port-Joinville (36km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (36km)
  • Vieux-château de l'Île d'Yeu (37km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (38km)
  • Aérodrome de L'Île-d'Yeu (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (23km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Givrand

Canton: Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85800

Distance to Givrand

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 789 km

from Bordeaux: 228 km

from Strasbourg: 752 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bretignolles-sur-Mer, La Chaize-Giraud, Le Fenouiller, Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez and Saint-Reverend.

This page in French: Visiter Givrand

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