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La Couture tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Luçon cathedral at 10 km from La Couture

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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Luçon cathedral at 10 km and Lucon at 10 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!

Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lucon guide
Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer

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

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
 
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La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Jard-sur-Mer

Jard-sur-Mer

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

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Marans

Marans

at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Saint-Martin-de-Re

Saint-Martin-de-Re

at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is very...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide
La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The village of La Flotte-en-Ré is a pretty village on the Ile-de-Ré...

See La Flotte-en-Re guide
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

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

The Ile-de-Ré is an island with lots of sandy beaches and some...

See Ile de Re guide

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Map of places to visit near La Couture

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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

What to do at La Couture? 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

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)
 
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Geography and distances

La Couture is 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).

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

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

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