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Nesmy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Nesmy in Vendee

Photo is of Longeville-sur-Mer at 20 km from Nesmy

Visit Nesmy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Longeville-sur-Mer at 20 km and Talmont-Saint-Hilaire at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Nesmy, 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 Nesmy in Pays de la Loire.

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



Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lucon guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


at 43 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is very...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

Island at 44 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Ile-de-Ré is an island with lots of sandy beaches and some...

See Ile de Re guide

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

Map of places to visit near Nesmy


Markets in and near Nesmy

  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (20km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (20km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (24km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (24km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (30km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)

More information about Nesmy, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Nesmy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (21km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (55km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (30km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (49km)

Geography and distances

Nesmy is in the west of France at 9 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Nesmy is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nesmy

Canton: Roche-sur-Yon-Sud

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85310

Distance to Nesmy

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 752 km

from Bordeaux: 205 km

from Strasbourg: 721 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 Nesmy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigny, Chaille-sous-les-Ormeaux, La Boissiere-Des-Landes and Le Tablier.

This page in French: Visiter Nesmy

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