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La Ferriere tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Ferriere in Vendee

Photo is of Lucon at 31 km from La Ferriere

Visit La Ferriere: highlights and tourist information

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La Ferriere is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lucon at 31 km and Luçon cathedral at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Ferriere, 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 Ferriere in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide


at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


Seaside resort at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

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

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural...

See Clisson guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction south)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Ferriere


Markets in and near La Ferriere

  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (10km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (28km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (34km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (39km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (41km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (42km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (42km)

More information about La Ferriere, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Ferriere, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (58km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (21km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (29km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (50km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (36km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (42km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (49km)

Geography and distances

La Ferriere is in the west of France at 9 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: La Ferriere is 363 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ferriere

Canton: Essarts

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85280

Distance to La Ferriere

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 363 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 751 km

from Bordeaux: 216 km

from Strasbourg: 710 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 Ferriere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dompierre-sur-Yon and La Chaize-le-Vicomte.

This page in French: Visiter La Ferriere

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