La Meilleraie-Tillay tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Meilleraie-Tillay in Vendee

Photo is of Vouvant at 20 km from La Meilleraie-Tillay

Visit La Meilleraie-Tillay: highlights and tourist information

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La Meilleraie-Tillay 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 Meilleraie-Tillay in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 20 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 31 km.

La Meilleraie-Tillay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 37 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known...

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at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional watermill...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
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at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

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Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of the...

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at 47 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide


at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben...

See Clisson guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century castles...

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Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 53 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

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at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can also...

See Thouars guide

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Markets in and near La Meilleraie-Tillay

  • Mauleon: market Friday (22km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (36km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (40km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (44km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (45km)

More information about La Meilleraie-Tillay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Meilleraie-Tillay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (20km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (24km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (30km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (31km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (18km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (18km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (27km)

Geography and distances

La Meilleraie-Tillay is in the west of France at 44 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: La Meilleraie-Tillay is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Meilleraie-Tillay

Canton: Pouzauges

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85700

Distance to La Meilleraie-Tillay

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 508 km

from Nice: 719 km

from Bordeaux: 213 km

from Strasbourg: 675 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 Meilleraie-Tillay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavagnes-les-Redoux, Montournais, Pouzauges and Reaumur.

This page in French: Visiter La Meilleraie-Tillay


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