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Mesnard-la-Barotiere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 18 km from Mesnard-la-Barotiere

Visit Mesnard-la-Barotiere: highlights and tourist information

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Mesnard-la-Barotiere is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 18 km and Clisson at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mesnard-la-Barotiere, 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 Mesnard-la-Barotiere in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 18 km (direction )

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben...

See Clisson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide


at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many monuments, museums...

See Nantes guide


Seaside resort at 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide


at 58 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


at 59 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide


Seaside resort at 61 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 62 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide


at 62 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 64 km (direction south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mesnard-la-Barotiere


Markets in and near Mesnard-la-Barotiere

  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (27km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (28km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (29km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (30km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (39km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (45km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (48km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (49km)

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Tourist attractions near Mesnard-la-Barotiere, France

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

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) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (32km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (33km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (35km)
  • Jardin des plantes (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (50km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (51km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (13km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (14km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (47km)

Geography and distances

Mesnard-la-Barotiere is in the west of France at 32 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Mesnard-la-Barotiere is 340 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mesnard-la-Barotiere

Canton: Herbiers

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85500

Distance to Mesnard-la-Barotiere

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 340 km

from Calais: 503 km

from Nice: 742 km

from Bordeaux: 228 km

from Strasbourg: 689 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 Mesnard-la-Barotiere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazoges-en-Paillers, Beaurepaire, Saint-Fulgent and Vendrennes.

This page in French: Visiter Mesnard-la-Barotiere

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