Longeves tourism and travel guide

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Visit Longeves: highlights and tourist information

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Longeves is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 48 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Longeves is 357 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Longeves

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

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


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)

Geography and distances

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

Longeves is in the west of France. 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