Notre-Dame-de-Riez tourism and travel guide

Photo of Notre-Dame-de-Riez in Vendee

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

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Notre-Dame-de-Riez is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 38 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Notre-Dame-de-Riez is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 4 km and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Notre-Dame-de-Riez, 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-Riez 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 Notre-Dame-de-Riez

Markets in and near Notre-Dame-de-Riez

  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (4km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (19km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (21km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (24km)

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

Tourist attractions near Notre-Dame-de-Riez, 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-Riez.

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (28km)
  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (29km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (33km)
  • Port-Joinville (34km)
  • Vieux-château de l'Île d'Yeu (35km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (36km)
  • Aérodrome de L'Île-d'Yeu (37km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (43km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts (13km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts (19km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (31km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Notre-Dame-de-Riez

Canton: Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85270

Distance to Notre-Dame-de-Riez

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 542 km

from Nice: 794 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 751 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Commequiers, Le Fenouiller, Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez and Soullans.

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