Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin in Vendee

Photo is of Fontenay-le-Comte at 14 km from Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin

Visit Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin: highlights and tourist information

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Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontenay-le-Comte at 14 km and Lucon at 14 km.

Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 17 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vouvant guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 30 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


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-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 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

See Marais Poitevin guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Markets in and near Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (30km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Benet: market Monday (31km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (33km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (37km)

More information about Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (21km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (10km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (16km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (22km)
  • Forêt de Benon (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (19km)
  • Zoodyssée (58km)

Geography and distances

Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin is in the west of France at 40 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin

Canton: Hermenault

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85370

Distance to Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 716 km

from Bordeaux: 184 km

from Strasbourg: 696 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 Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Langon, Nalliers, Petosse, Pouille and Saint-Aubin-la-Plaine.

This page in French: Visiter Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin


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