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Le Girouard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Girouard in Vendee

Photo is of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire at 12 km from Le Girouard

Visit Le Girouard: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Talmont-Saint-Hilaire at 12 km and Chateau d'Olonne at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Girouard, 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 Le Girouard in Pays de la Loire.

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

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

at 12 km (direction south-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 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide
 
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Jard-sur-Mer

Jard-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide
Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Seaside resort at 31 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
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 34 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 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lucon guide
Ars-en-Re

Ars-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Ars-en-Re guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Girouard

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Markets in and near Le Girouard

  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (7km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (16km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (17km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (23km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (31km)

More information about Le Girouard, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Girouard, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (35km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (15km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Girouard is in the west of France at 18 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Le Girouard is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Girouard

Canton: Mothe-Achard

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85150

Distance to Le Girouard

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 765 km

from Bordeaux: 208 km

from Strasbourg: 736 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 Le Girouard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grosbreuil, La Chapelle-Achard, La Mothe-Achard, Sainte-Flaive-Des-Loups and Sainte-Foy.

This page in French: Visiter Le Girouard

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