La Jonchere tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Jonchere in Vendee

Photo is of Longeville-sur-Mer at 9 km from La Jonchere

Visit La Jonchere: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Jonchere in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Longeville-sur-Mer at 9 km and La Tranche-sur-Mer at 12 km.

La Jonchere, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

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

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
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Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 16 km (direction east)

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

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at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Lucon guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 24 km (direction west)

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

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at 26 km (direction south), 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
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

Island at 27 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Ile de Re guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Ars-en-Ré is one of the pretty villages to explore on the Ile-de-Ré...

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La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west)

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

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Markets in and near La Jonchere

  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (4km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (16km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • La Couarde-sur-Mer: market every day - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market every day except Tuesday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (29km)

More information about La Jonchere, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Jonchere, France

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


Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (14km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (23km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (30km)

Geography and distances

La Jonchere is in the west of France at 26 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: La Jonchere is 387 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Jonchere

Canton: Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85540

Distance to La Jonchere

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 387 km

from Calais: 554 km

from Nice: 743 km

from Bordeaux: 189 km

from Strasbourg: 725 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 Jonchere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angles, Curzon, Grues, Le Givre, Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits, Saint-Benoist-sur-Mer and Saint-Cyr-en-Talmondais.

This page in French: Visiter La Jonchere


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