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Le Givre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Givre in Vendee

Photo is of Longeville-sur-Mer at 8 km from Le Givre

Visit Le Givre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Longeville-sur-Mer at 8 km and La Tranche-sur-Mer at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Givre, 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 Givre in Pays de la Loire.

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



Seaside resort at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

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

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Lucon guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide


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

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

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

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

See Ile de Re guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide


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

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

See Ars-en-Re guide
La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See La Flotte-en-Re guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Givre


Markets in and near Le Givre

  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (6km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (15km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (26km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (29km)
  • La Couarde-sur-Mer: market every day - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market every day except Tuesday - seasonal market only (30km)

More information about Le Givre, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Givre, France

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


Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (13km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (23km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (28km)

Geography and distances

Le Givre is in the west of France at 23 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Le Givre is 387 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Givre

Canton: Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85540

Distance to Le Givre

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 387 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 746 km

from Bordeaux: 192 km

from Strasbourg: 726 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 Givre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Jonchere, Le Bernard, Le Champ-Saint-Pere, Longeville-sur-Mer, Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits, Saint-Benoist-sur-Mer, Saint-Cyr-en-Talmondais and Saint-Vincent-sur-Graon.

This page in French: Visiter Le Givre

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