La Chapelle-Achard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau d'Olonne at 11 km from La Chapelle-Achard

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La Chapelle-Achard 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 La Chapelle-Achard in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Olonne at 11 km and Talmont-Saint-Hilaire at 14 km.

La Chapelle-Achard, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-east)

At Longeville-sur-Mer you will enjoy the lively market in the town as...

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at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction south-east)

La Tranche-sur-Mer is a small resort, but very pleasant and with an...

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La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction south-east)

Here at La Faute-sur-Mer you can explore the nature reserve and peninsula...

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Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in the roman, gothic,...

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at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for its imposing cathedral...

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Markets in and near La Chapelle-Achard

  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (3km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (14km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (20km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (27km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (28km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about La Chapelle-Achard, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Achard, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (14km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Achard is in the west of France at 20 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Achard is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Achard

Canton: Mothe-Achard

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85150

Distance to La Chapelle-Achard

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 769 km

from Bordeaux: 212 km

from Strasbourg: 738 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 La Chapelle-Achard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grosbreuil, La Mothe-Achard, Le Girouard, Saint-Julien-Des-Landes, Saint-Mathurin, Sainte-Flaive-Des-Loups and Sainte-Foy.

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