Pissotte tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pissotte: highlights and tourist information

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Pissotte is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 50 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Pissotte is 353 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontenay-le-Comte at 3 km and Vouvant at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pissotte, 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 Pissotte 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 Pissotte

Markets in and near Pissotte

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (3km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Benet: market Monday (21km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (33km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (42km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (43km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (43km)

More information about Pissotte, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Pissotte, France

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


  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (46km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (9km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (17km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (26km)
  • La Guyonnière (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (22km)
  • Forêt de Benon (32km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (5km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (45km)
  • Zoodyssée (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pissotte

Canton: Fontenay-le-Comte

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85200

Distance to Pissotte

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 353 km

from Calais: 532 km

from Nice: 705 km

from Bordeaux: 185 km

from Strasbourg: 683 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzay, Bourneau, Fontenay-le-Comte, Longeves, Marsais-Sainte-Radegonde, Mervent, Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq and Serigne.

This page in French: Visiter Pissotte