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La Chapelle-Aux-Lys tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chapelle-Aux-Lys in Vendee

Photo is of Vouvant at 11 km from La Chapelle-Aux-Lys

Visit La Chapelle-Aux-Lys: highlights and tourist information

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La Chapelle-Aux-Lys is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 11 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chapelle-Aux-Lys, 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 La Chapelle-Aux-Lys in Pays de la Loire.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a...

See Vouvant guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also home...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 23 km (direction south)

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of the...

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 31 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 37 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

See Marais Poitevin guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town,...

See Niort guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for...

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in...

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the...

See Marans guide


at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can...

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 55 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee,...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-Aux-Lys


Markets in and near La Chapelle-Aux-Lys

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (21km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Benet: market Monday (29km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (31km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (34km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (37km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (40km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (42km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (42km)

More information about La Chapelle-Aux-Lys, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Aux-Lys, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Oiron Chateau (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (11km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (33km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (28km)
  • La Guyonnière (33km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (37km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (39km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (15km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (35km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Aux-Lys is in the west of France at 58 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Aux-Lys is 334 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Aux-Lys

Canton: Châtaigneraie

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85120

Distance to La Chapelle-Aux-Lys

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 334 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 701 km

from Bordeaux: 199 km

from Strasbourg: 666 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-Aux-Lys from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breuil-Barret, La Tardiere, Le Busseau, Loge-Fougereuse, Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust, Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues and Saint-Paul-en-Gatine.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Aux-Lys

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