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Marillet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vouvant at 10 km from Marillet

Visit Marillet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 10 km and Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Marillet, 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 Marillet in Pays de la Loire.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Vouvant guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


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

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

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

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

See Marais Poitevin guide


at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide


at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that...

See Parthenay guide


at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section...

See Marans guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman...

See Melle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marillet


Markets in and near Marillet

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Benet: market Monday (22km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (31km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (34km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (37km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (40km)

More information about Marillet, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Marillet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Oiron Chateau (60km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (10km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (28km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (52km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (29km)
  • La Guyonnière (31km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (38km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (33km)
  • Forêt de Benon (42km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (10km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (42km)

Geography and distances

Marillet is in the west of France at 61 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Marillet is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marillet

Canton: Châtaigneraie

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85240

Distance to Marillet

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 520 km

from Nice: 697 km

from Bordeaux: 192 km

from Strasbourg: 667 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 Marillet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Faymoreau, Foussais-Payre, Le Busseau, Loge-Fougereuse, Puy-de-Serre, Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust and Saint-Laurs.

This page in French: Visiter Marillet

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