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Palluau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Palluau in Vendee

Photo is of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 26 km from Palluau

Visit Palluau: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide
Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide
Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west)

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches and one of...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide
 
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Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide
Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Notre-Dame-de-Monts

Notre-Dame-de-Monts

at 39 km (direction west)

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter resorts...

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The small town of Les Moutiers-en-Retz is best known...

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide
Clisson

Clisson

at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben...

See Clisson guide
Jard-sur-Mer

Jard-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction south)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide

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Map of places to visit near Palluau

 
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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

What to do at Palluau? 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)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Palluau is in the west of France at 22 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Palluau is 374 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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