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Le Poire-sur-Vie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Poire-sur-Vie in Vendee

Photo is of Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 31 km from Le Poire-sur-Vie

Visit Le Poire-sur-Vie: highlights and tourist information

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Le Poire-sur-Vie is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 31 km and Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Poire-sur-Vie, 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 Poire-sur-Vie in Pays de la Loire.

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



Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west)

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide


Seaside resort at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben...

See Clisson guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


Seaside resort at 42 km (direction west)

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches and one of...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 44 km (direction south-east)

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in the roman, gothic,...

See Luçon cathedral guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Poire-sur-Vie


Markets in and near Le Poire-sur-Vie

  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (21km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (33km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (34km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (36km)

More information about Le Poire-sur-Vie, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Poire-sur-Vie, France

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

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (37km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (34km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (37km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (43km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (46km)

Geography and distances

Le Poire-sur-Vie is in the west of France at 13 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Le Poire-sur-Vie is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Poire-sur-Vie

Canton: Poiré-sur-Vie

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85170

Distance to Le Poire-sur-Vie

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 526 km

from Nice: 767 km

from Bordeaux: 227 km

from Strasbourg: 721 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 Poire-sur-Vie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Genetouze and Mouilleron-le-Captif.

This page in French: Visiter Le Poire-sur-Vie

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