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Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais in Vendee

Photo is of Lucon at 10 km from Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais

Visit Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais: highlights and tourist information

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Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lucon at 10 km and Luçon cathedral at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais, 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 Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 24 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


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 30 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 30 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Vouvant guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is very...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide
La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The village of La Flotte-en-Ré is a pretty village on the Ile-de-Ré...

See La Flotte-en-Re guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais


Markets in and near Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais

  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (20km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (31km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (33km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (35km)

More information about Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (41km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (7km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (16km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (40km)
  • Forêt de Benon (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (36km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (42km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (45km)

Geography and distances

Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais is in the west of France at 22 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais

Canton: Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85320

Distance to Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 736 km

from Bordeaux: 195 km

from Strasbourg: 710 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 Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessay, Chateau-Guibert, Corpe, La Couture, Moutiers-sur-le-Lay, Peault and Sainte-Pexine.

This page in French: Visiter Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais

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