Grand-Landes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Grand-Landes: highlights and tourist information

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Grand-Landes is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 24 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Grand-Landes is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 25 km and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grand-Landes, 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 Grand-Landes 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 Grand-Landes

Markets in and near Grand-Landes

  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (23km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (23km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (25km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (26km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Grand-Landes, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Grand-Landes, France

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

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (45km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (23km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (31km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (45km)
  • Île Héron (France) (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts (31km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (34km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Grand-Landes

Canton: Palluau

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85670

Distance to Grand-Landes

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 526 km

from Nice: 779 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 730 km

Getting here

Grand-Landes 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 Grand-Landes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Palluau, Palluau, Saint-Etienne-du-Bois and Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit.

This page in French: Visiter Grand-Landes