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Menomblet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Menomblet in Vendee

Photo is of Vouvant at 18 km from Menomblet

Visit Menomblet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 18 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Menomblet, 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 Menomblet in Pays de la Loire.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vouvant guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


at 37 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 44 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lucon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a...

See Coulon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

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

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can...

See Thouars guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Menomblet


Markets in and near Menomblet

  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (22km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (34km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (37km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (39km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Benet: market Monday (41km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (45km)

More information about Menomblet, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Menomblet, France

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

Grand sites of France

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 (Vouvant) (18km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (44km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (30km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (31km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (38km)
  • La Guyonnière (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (24km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (25km)

Geography and distances

Menomblet is in the west of France at 54 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Menomblet is 329 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Menomblet

Canton: Châtaigneraie

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85700

Distance to Menomblet

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 329 km

from Calais: 505 km

from Nice: 710 km

from Bordeaux: 211 km

from Strasbourg: 666 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 Menomblet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Foret-sur-Sevre, Montournais, Saint-Andre-sur-Sevre and Saint-Pierre-du-Chemin.

This page in French: Visiter Menomblet

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