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Mouilleron-le-Captif tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mouilleron-le-Captif in Vendee

Photo is of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire at 31 km from Mouilleron-le-Captif

Visit Mouilleron-le-Captif: highlights and tourist information

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Mouilleron-le-Captif is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Talmont-Saint-Hilaire at 31 km and Chateau d'Olonne at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mouilleron-le-Captif, 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-le-Captif in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction south)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Clisson guide

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Map of places to visit near Mouilleron-le-Captif


Markets in and near Mouilleron-le-Captif

  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (19km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (19km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (34km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (35km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (35km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (36km)

More information about Mouilleron-le-Captif, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Mouilleron-le-Captif, France

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

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (30km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (41km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (35km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (45km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (50km)

Geography and distances

Mouilleron-le-Captif is in the west of France at 6 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Mouilleron-le-Captif is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mouilleron-le-Captif

Canton: Roche-sur-Yon-Nord

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85000

Distance to Mouilleron-le-Captif

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 529 km

from Nice: 761 km

from Bordeaux: 220 km

from Strasbourg: 720 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-le-Captif from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dompierre-sur-Yon, La Genetouze, La Roche-sur-Yon, Le Poire-sur-Vie and Venansault.

This page in French: Visiter Mouilleron-le-Captif

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