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Mouilleron-en-Pareds tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mouilleron-en-Pareds in Vendee

Photo is of Vouvant at 13 km from Mouilleron-en-Pareds

Visit Mouilleron-en-Pareds: highlights and tourist information

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Mouilleron-en-Pareds is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 13 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mouilleron-en-Pareds, 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 Mouilleron-en-Pareds in Pays de la Loire.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 31 km (direction south-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 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 42 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
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 46 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 46 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


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

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

See Niort guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 52 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mouilleron-en-Pareds


Markets in and near Mouilleron-en-Pareds

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (29km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Benet: market Monday (40km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (43km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (44km)

More information about Mouilleron-en-Pareds, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Mouilleron-en-Pareds, France

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

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) (13km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (18km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (25km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (42km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (20km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (24km)

Geography and distances

Mouilleron-en-Pareds is in the west of France at 43 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Mouilleron-en-Pareds is 340 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mouilleron-en-Pareds

Canton: Châtaigneraie

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85390

Distance to Mouilleron-en-Pareds

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 340 km

from Calais: 515 km

from Nice: 717 km

from Bordeaux: 206 km

from Strasbourg: 678 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 Mouilleron-en-Pareds from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazoges-en-Pareds, Chavagnes-les-Redoux, Cheffois, Reaumur, Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller, Saint-Maurice-le-Girard and Tallud-Sainte-Gemme.

This page in French: Visiter Mouilleron-en-Pareds

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