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La Taillee tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Taillee: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Marans at 9 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Taillee, 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 Taillee in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 9 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide


at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in...

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vouvant guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

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

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

See Marais Poitevin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest part of...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an eclectic mix of...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the harbour in...

See La Rochelle towers guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Taillee


Markets in and near La Taillee

  • Marans: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Benet: market Monday (26km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (28km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (30km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (31km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (33km)

More information about La Taillee, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Taillee, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (12km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (15km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (20km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (26km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (12km)
  • Forêt de Benon (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (20km)
  • Zoodyssée (49km)

Geography and distances

La Taillee is in the west of France at 49 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: La Taillee is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Taillee

Canton: Chaillé-les-Marais

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85450

Distance to La Taillee

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 548 km

from Nice: 709 km

from Bordeaux: 174 km

from Strasbourg: 696 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 Taillee from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaix, Le Gue-de-Velluire, Le Poire-sur-Velluire, Velluire, Vix and Vouille-les-Marais.

This page in French: Visiter La Taillee

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