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Moreilles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lucon at 7 km from Moreilles

Visit Moreilles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lucon at 7 km and Luçon cathedral at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Moreilles, 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 Moreilles in Pays de la Loire.

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

Lucon

Lucon

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Marans

Marans

at 14 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

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

Here at La Faute-sur-Mer you can explore the nature reserve and peninsula...

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
 
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Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vouvant guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

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

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area make La...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

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

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

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

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest part of the...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

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

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an eclectic mix of...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

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

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the harbour in La...

See La Rochelle towers guide
Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moreilles

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Markets in and near Moreilles

  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (14km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (29km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (30km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (32km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (33km)

More information about Moreilles, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Moreilles, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (29km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (16km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (16km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (24km)
  • Forêt de Benon (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Moreilles is in the west of France at 38 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Moreilles is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moreilles

Canton: Chaillé-les-Marais

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85450

Distance to Moreilles

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 548 km

from Nice: 722 km

from Bordeaux: 181 km

from Strasbourg: 705 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 Moreilles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaille-les-Marais, Champagne-les-Marais, Nalliers, Puyravault and Sainte-Radegonde-Des-Noyers.

This page in French: Visiter Moreilles

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