La Couture tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Couture in Vendee

Visit La Couture: highlights and tourist information

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La Couture is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 20 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: La Couture is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lucon at 10 km and Longeville-sur-Mer at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Couture, 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 Couture 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 La Couture

Markets in and near La Couture

  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (16km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (27km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (31km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (32km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (36km)

More information about La Couture, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Couture, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (43km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (11km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (20km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (42km)
  • Forêt de Benon (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (38km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (40km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Couture

Canton: Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85320

Distance to La Couture

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

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 543 km

from Nice: 739 km

from Bordeaux: 195 km

from Strasbourg: 714 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Corpe, Le Tablier, Les Magnils-Reigniers, Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais, Peault and Rosnay.

This page in French: Visiter La Couture