Les Herbiers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Herbiers in Vendee

Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 18 km from Les Herbiers

Visit Les Herbiers: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Les Herbiers in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 18 km and Clisson at 31 km.

Les Herbiers, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Clisson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
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at 48 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 48 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 west-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Nantes guide


at 56 km (direction south-east)

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional watermill...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 56 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire Atlantique department

The Jardin Extraordinaire de Nantes has been created in an old quarry...

See The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes guide


at 57 km (direction east-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


Seaside resort at 61 km (direction south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide


at 65 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide

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Map of places to visit near Les Herbiers


Markets in and near Les Herbiers

  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (21km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (24km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (28km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (31km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (37km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (38km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (43km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (44km)

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Tourist attractions near Les Herbiers, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (26km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (35km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (36km)
  • Jardin des plantes (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (53km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (7km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (7km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (45km)

Geography and distances

Les Herbiers is in the west of France at 38 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Les Herbiers is 334 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Herbiers

Canton: Herbiers

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85500

Distance to Les Herbiers

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 334 km

from Calais: 499 km

from Nice: 737 km

from Bordeaux: 229 km

from Strasbourg: 682 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 Herbiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaurepaire, Chambretaud and Saint-Paul-en-Pareds.

This page in French: Visiter Les Herbiers


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