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Martinet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 14 km from Martinet

Visit Martinet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 14 km and Chateau d'Olonne at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Martinet, 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 Martinet in Pays de la Loire.

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



Seaside resort at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

Bretignolles-sur-Mer is one of the smallest Vendee resorts - still...

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide


at 20 km (direction west)

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional town, very...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction west)

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

The lively town of Sables-d'Olonne is our favourite resort on the...

See Sables d'Olonne guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

Jard-sur-Mer is a very pleasant, if quite small, Vendee resort with...

See Jard-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches and one...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter resorts...

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lucon guide

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Map of places to visit near Martinet


Markets in and near Martinet

  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (7km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (21km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (21km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (30km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Martinet, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Martinet, France

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

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (22km)

Geography and distances

Martinet is in the west of France at 20 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Martinet is 386 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Martinet

Canton: Mothe-Achard

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85150

Distance to Martinet

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 386 km

from Calais: 541 km

from Nice: 775 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 737 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 Martinet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sous-la-Roche, Coex, Saint-Georges-de-Pointindoux and Saint-Julien-Des-Landes.

This page in French: Visiter Martinet

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