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Nieul-le-Dolent tourism and travel guide

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Visit Nieul-le-Dolent: highlights and tourist information

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Nieul-le-Dolent is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 13 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Nieul-le-Dolent is 384 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Talmont-Saint-Hilaire at 15 km and Longeville-sur-Mer at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Nieul-le-Dolent, 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 Nieul-le-Dolent in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Nieul-le-Dolent


Markets in and near Nieul-le-Dolent

  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (12km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (19km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (20km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (22km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)

More information about Nieul-le-Dolent, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Nieul-le-Dolent, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (28km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (22km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Nieul-le-Dolent

Canton: Mothe-Achard

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85430

Distance to Nieul-le-Dolent

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 384 km

from Calais: 545 km

from Nice: 758 km

from Bordeaux: 206 km

from Strasbourg: 729 km

Getting here

Nieul-le-Dolent is in the west of France. Most visitors arrive by car from a cross-channel ferry port - Saint Malo is convenient at around 3 hours drive. For driving distances to Nieul-le-Dolent from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigny, La Boissiere-Des-Landes and Sainte-Flaive-Des-Loups.

This page in French: Visiter Nieul-le-Dolent

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