Givrand tourism and travel guide

Photo of Givrand in Vendee

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

Visit Givrand: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 5 km and Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 5 km.

Givrand, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 5 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 8 km (direction south-east)

Brem-sur-Mer is a small resort with a long beach to the north of Les...

See Brem-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide
Sables d\'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Chateau d\'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

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Chateau de Talmont

Chateau de Talmont

Castle at 30 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau of Talmont is a ancient castle, now in ruins, in the Vendee...

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at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
La Roche-sur-Yon

La Roche-sur-Yon

at 36 km (direction east)

La Roche-sur-Yon has an attractive town centre around the gardens of the Place Napoleon...

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Ile d\'Yeu

Ile d'Yeu

Island at 36 km (direction west)

Explore the Ile d'Yeu on foot or by bike to see scenic coastline, beaches...

See Ile d'Yeu guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide

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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

Givrand is in the west of France at 36 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Givrand is 399 kilometres from Paris).

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

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