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Poiroux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Poiroux in Vendee

Photo is of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire at 8 km from Poiroux

Visit Poiroux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Talmont-Saint-Hilaire at 8 km and Longeville-sur-Mer at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Poiroux, 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 Poiroux in Pays de la Loire.

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

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Jard-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide
 
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Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

La Tranche-sur-Mer is a small resort, but very pleasant and with an...

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south-east)

Here at La Faute-sur-Mer you can explore the nature reserve and peninsula...

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 29 km (direction east)

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in the roman,...

See Luçon cathedral guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 29 km (direction east)

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for...

See Lucon guide
Ars-en-Re

Ars-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

Ars-en-Ré is one of the pretty villages to explore on the...

See Ars-en-Re guide
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

Island at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Ile-de-Ré is an island with lots of sandy...

See Ile de Re guide
Saint-Martin-de-Re

Saint-Martin-de-Re

at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide

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

Map of places to visit near Poiroux

 
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Markets in and near Poiroux

  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (10km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (16km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (19km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)

More information about Poiroux, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Poiroux, France

What to do at Poiroux? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Poiroux.

Aquarium

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (31km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (17km)
 
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Geography and distances

Poiroux is in the west of France at 20 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Poiroux is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Poiroux

Canton: Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85440

Distance to Poiroux

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 757 km

from Bordeaux: 200 km

from Strasbourg: 734 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 Poiroux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avrille and Saint-Avaugourd-Des-Landes.

This page in French: Visiter Poiroux

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