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Les Epesses tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Epesses in Vendee

Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 22 km from Les Epesses

Visit Les Epesses: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 22 km and Vouvant at 36 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Epesses, 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 Les Epesses in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval...

See Vouvant guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Clisson guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also home...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 52 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide


at 62 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many monuments, museums...

See Nantes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Epesses


Markets in and near Les Epesses

  • Mauleon: market Friday (12km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (20km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (27km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (36km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (36km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (36km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (38km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (40km)

More information about Les Epesses, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Les Epesses, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (18km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (38km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (40km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (2km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (2km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (43km)

Geography and distances

Les Epesses is in the west of France at 46 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Les Epesses is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Epesses

Canton: Herbiers

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85590

Distance to Les Epesses

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 495 km

from Nice: 730 km

from Bordeaux: 229 km

from Strasbourg: 673 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 Les Epesses from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chambretaud, Chatelliers-Chateaumur, La Flocelliere, Mallievre, Saint-Malo-du-Bois, Saint-Mars-la-Reorthe and Treize-Vents.

This page in French: Visiter Les Epesses

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