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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

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Visit Poiroux: highlights and tourist information

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Poiroux is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 20 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Poiroux is 391 kilometres from Paris).

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.

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Poiroux


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.


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)

Geography and distances

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

Poiroux 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 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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