Lucon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lucon in Vendee

Visit Lucon: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for its imposing cathedral and public gardens

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Lucon. For detailed visitor information see the Lucon travel guide.

Lucon is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 31 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Lucon is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Marans at 21 km and La Tranche-sur-Mer at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lucon, 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 Lucon 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 Lucon

Markets in and near Lucon

Market days in Lucon: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (19km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (21km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (32km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (33km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (34km)

More information about Lucon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Lucon, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (34km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (34km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (12km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (16km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (31km)
  • Forêt de Benon (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lucon

Canton: Luçon

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85400

Distance to Lucon

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 547 km

from Nice: 729 km

from Bordeaux: 186 km

from Strasbourg: 710 km

Getting here

Lucon 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 Lucon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chasnais, Corpe, Les Magnils-Reigniers, Peault and Sainte-Gemme-la-Plaine.

This page in French: Visiter Lucon