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La Mothe-Achard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau d'Olonne at 14 km from La Mothe-Achard

Visit La Mothe-Achard: highlights and tourist information

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La Mothe-Achard is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Olonne at 14 km and Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Mothe-Achard, 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 Mothe-Achard in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional town, very...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south-east)

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 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

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

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lucon guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Mothe-Achard


Markets in and near La Mothe-Achard

Market days in La Mothe-Achard: weekly market: Friday;

  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (0km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (16km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (25km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (30km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (30km)

More information about La Mothe-Achard, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Mothe-Achard, France

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

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (16km)

Geography and distances

La Mothe-Achard is in the west of France at 19 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: La Mothe-Achard is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Mothe-Achard

Canton: Mothe-Achard

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85150

Distance to La Mothe-Achard

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 771 km

from Bordeaux: 215 km

from Strasbourg: 738 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 Mothe-Achard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Achard, Le Girouard, Saint-Georges-de-Pointindoux, Saint-Julien-Des-Landes and Saint-Mathurin.

This page in French: Visiter La Mothe-Achard

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