Palluau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Palluau in Vendee

Visit Palluau: highlights and tourist information

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Palluau is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 22 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Palluau is 374 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 26 km and Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Palluau, 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 Palluau 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 Palluau

Markets in and near Palluau

  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (21km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (26km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (26km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

More information about Palluau, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Palluau, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Palluau.

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (26km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts (33km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (37km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Palluau

Canton: Palluau

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85670

Distance to Palluau

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 374 km

from Calais: 526 km

from Nice: 776 km

from Bordeaux: 233 km

from Strasbourg: 728 km

Getting here

Palluau 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 Palluau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grand-Landes, La Chapelle-Palluau, Mache, Saint-Etienne-du-Bois and Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit.

This page in French: Visiter Palluau