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Le Mazeau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Maillezais abbey at 6 km from Le Mazeau

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Visit Le Mazeau: highlights and tourist information

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Le Mazeau is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 68 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Le Mazeau is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Maillezais abbey at 6 km and Marais Poitevin at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Mazeau, 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 Mazeau in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Le Mazeau


Markets in and near Le Mazeau

  • Benet: market Monday (7km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (26km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (29km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (36km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)

More information about Le Mazeau, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Mazeau, France

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


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 Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (6km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (6km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (9km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (35km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (43km)
  • La Guyonnière (43km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (12km)
  • Forêt de Benon (17km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (20km)
  • Zoodyssée (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Mazeau

Canton: Maillezais

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85420

Distance to Le Mazeau

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 689 km

from Bordeaux: 167 km

from Strasbourg: 680 km

Getting here

Le Mazeau is in the west of France. 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 Mazeau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcais, Benet, Damvix, Liez, Maillezais, Marais Poitevin, Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux and Saint-Sigismond.

This page in French: Visiter Le Mazeau

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