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Maille tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Maillezais abbey at 5 km from Maille

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Visit Maille: highlights and tourist information

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Maille is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 60 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Maille is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Maillezais abbey at 5 km and Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Maille, 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 Maille 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 Maille


Markets in and near Maille

  • Courcon: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Benet: market Monday (15km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (26km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (35km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (35km)

More information about Maille, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Maille, France

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


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 de l'Assomption (Maille) (0km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (5km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (14km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (29km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (36km)
  • La Guyonnière (50km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (6km)
  • Forêt de Benon (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (19km)
  • Zoodyssée (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Maille

Canton: Maillezais

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85420

Distance to Maille

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 548 km

from Nice: 697 km

from Bordeaux: 168 km

from Strasbourg: 688 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Damvix, Doix, La Ronde, Maillezais, Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux, Taugon and Vix.

This page in French: Visiter Maille

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