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Mormaison tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Clisson at 24 km from Mormaison

Visit Mormaison: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Clisson at 24 km and Chateau de Tiffauges at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mormaison, 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 Mormaison in Pays de la Loire.

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

Clisson

Clisson

at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Clisson guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Nantes

Nantes

at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Nantes guide
Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide
 
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Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The small town of Les Moutiers-en-Retz is best known for the nearby...

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide
Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

at 51 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 52 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide
Pornic

Pornic

at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Pornic is one of the liveliest and most vibrant harbour towns along...

See Pornic guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 69 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mormaison

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Markets in and near Mormaison

  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (24km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (32km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (33km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (35km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (36km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Mormaison, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Mormaison, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (36km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (45km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (27km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (30km)
  • Île Héron (France) (35km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (35km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (44km)
  • Cholet (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (34km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mormaison is in the west of France at 26 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Mormaison is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mormaison

Canton: Rocheservière

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85260

Distance to Mormaison

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 769 km

from Bordeaux: 240 km

from Strasbourg: 712 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 Mormaison from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Rocheserviere, Saint-Andre-Treize-Voies and Saint-Sulpice-le-Verdon.

This page in French: Visiter Mormaison

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