La Chataigneraie tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Chataigneraie: highlights and tourist information

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La Chataigneraie is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 52 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: La Chataigneraie is 337 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 9 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 Chataigneraie, 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 Chataigneraie in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near La Chataigneraie

Markets in and near La Chataigneraie

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (21km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (31km)
  • Benet: market Monday (33km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (38km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (42km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (42km)

More information about La Chataigneraie, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Chataigneraie, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (9km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (23km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (32km)
  • La Guyonnière (40km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (40km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (31km)

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) (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chataigneraie

Canton: Châtaigneraie

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85120

Distance to La Chataigneraie

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 337 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 708 km

from Bordeaux: 202 km

from Strasbourg: 671 km

Getting here

La Chataigneraie 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 La Chataigneraie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antigny, Breuil-Barret, Cheffois, La Tardiere, Loge-Fougereuse, Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues, Saint-Maurice-le-Girard and Saint-Pierre-du-Chemin.

This page in French: Visiter La Chataigneraie