Notre-Dame-de-Monts tourism and travel guide

Photo of Notre-Dame-de-Monts in Vendee

Visit Notre-Dame-de-Monts: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter resorts of the Vendee coast

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Notre-Dame-de-Monts. For detailed visitor information see the Notre-Dame-de-Monts travel guide.

Notre-Dame-de-Monts is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 57 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Notre-Dame-de-Monts is 403 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Notre-Dame-de-Monts include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 19 km and Ile d'Yeu at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Notre-Dame-de-Monts, 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 Notre-Dame-de-Monts in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Notre-Dame-de-Monts

Markets in and near Notre-Dame-de-Monts

Market days in Notre-Dame-de-Monts: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (0km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (12km)
  • Barbatre: market Wednesday (14km)
  • La Gueriniere: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (19km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Noirmoutier: market Tuesday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (21km)

More information about Notre-Dame-de-Monts, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Notre-Dame-de-Monts, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Notre-Dame-de-Monts.

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (19km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (20km)
  • Port-Joinville (20km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (23km)
  • Vieux-château de l'Île d'Yeu (23km)
  • Aérodrome de L'Île-d'Yeu (23km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (30km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (35km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts (7km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (43km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Notre-Dame-de-Monts

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85690

Distance to Notre-Dame-de-Monts

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 403 km

from Calais: 543 km

from Nice: 813 km

from Bordeaux: 252 km

from Strasbourg: 764 km

Getting here

Notre-Dame-de-Monts 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 Notre-Dame-de-Monts from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Barre-de-Monts and Saint-Jean-de-Monts.

This page in French: Visiter Notre-Dame-de-Monts