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Longeves tourism and travel guide

Photo of Longeves in Vendee

Photo is of Fontenay-le-Comte at 4 km from Longeves

Visit Longeves: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontenay-le-Comte at 4 km and Vouvant at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Longeves, 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 Longeves in Pays de la Loire.

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

Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vouvant guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 15 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
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
 
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Marans

Marans

at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a...

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes,...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Niort

Niort

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town,...

See Niort guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 39 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century castles...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

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

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide

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Map of places to visit near Longeves

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Markets in and near Longeves

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (4km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Benet: market Monday (23km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (35km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (39km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (42km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (42km)

More information about Longeves, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Longeves, France

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

Aquarium

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 Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (12km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (14km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (23km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (20km)
  • Forêt de Benon (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (9km)
  • Zoodyssée (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Longeves is in the west of France at 48 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Longeves is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Longeves

Canton: Fontenay-le-Comte

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85200

Distance to Longeves

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 535 km

from Nice: 708 km

from Bordeaux: 184 km

from Strasbourg: 687 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 Longeves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzay, Chaix, Fontenay-le-Comte, Petosse, Pissotte and Serigne.

This page in French: Visiter Longeves

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