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Les Pineaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lucon at 16 km from Les Pineaux

Visit Les Pineaux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lucon at 16 km and Luçon cathedral at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Les Pineaux, 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 Pineaux in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

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

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Vouvant guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the...

See Marans guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the...

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide

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Map of places to visit near Les Pineaux


Markets in and near Les Pineaux

  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (20km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (27km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (32km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (36km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (37km)

More information about Les Pineaux, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Les Pineaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (42km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (5km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (14km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (43km)
  • Forêt de Benon (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (35km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (38km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (46km)

Geography and distances

Les Pineaux is in the west of France at 20 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Les Pineaux is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Pineaux

Canton: Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85320

Distance to Les Pineaux

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 736 km

from Bordeaux: 201 km

from Strasbourg: 705 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 Pineaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bournezeau, Chateau-Guibert, Moutiers-sur-le-Lay, Sainte-Pexine and Thorigny.

This page in French: Visiter Les Pineaux

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