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La Merlatiere tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Merlatiere in Vendee

Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 31 km from La Merlatiere

Visit La Merlatiere: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 31 km and Clisson at 36 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Merlatiere, 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 Merlatiere in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Clisson

Clisson

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Clisson guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
 
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Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Jard-sur-Mer

Jard-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of...

See Vouvant guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction south-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 48 km (direction south)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Merlatiere

 
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Markets in and near La Merlatiere

  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (6km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (32km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (36km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (41km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (44km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (44km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (45km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (45km)

More information about La Merlatiere, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Merlatiere, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (26km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (33km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (46km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (32km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (47km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (51km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Merlatiere is in the west of France at 14 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: La Merlatiere is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Merlatiere

Canton: Essarts

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85140

Distance to La Merlatiere

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 752 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 707 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 Merlatiere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boulogne and Les Essarts.

This page in French: Visiter La Merlatiere

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