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Lairoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lairoux in Vendee

Photo is of Luçon cathedral at 8 km from Lairoux

Visit Lairoux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Luçon cathedral at 8 km and Lucon at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lairoux, 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 Lairoux in Pays de la Loire.

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

Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Lucon guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction west)

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

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

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide


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

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide
La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See La Flotte-en-Re guide
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

Island at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Ile de Re guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Ars-en-Re guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See La Rochelle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lairoux


Markets in and near Lairoux

  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (24km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (26km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • La Couarde-sur-Mer: market every day - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (30km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (32km)

More information about Lairoux, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Lairoux, France

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


Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (41km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (16km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (23km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (38km)
  • Forêt de Benon (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (38km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (41km)

Geography and distances

Lairoux is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Lairoux is 381 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lairoux

Canton: Luçon

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85400

Distance to Lairoux

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 381 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 736 km

from Bordeaux: 187 km

from Strasbourg: 717 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 Lairoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chasnais, Curzon, Grues, Les Magnils-Reigniers, Saint-Cyr-en-Talmondais, Saint-Denis-du-Payre and Triaize.

This page in French: Visiter Lairoux

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