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Pouille tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pouille: highlights and tourist information

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Pouille is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 40 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Pouille is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontenay-le-Comte at 12 km and Vouvant at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pouille, 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 Pouille 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 Pouille


Markets in and near Pouille

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (12km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Benet: market Monday (31km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (31km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (35km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (36km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)

More information about Pouille, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Pouille, France

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


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) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (22km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (7km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (16km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (25km)
  • Forêt de Benon (36km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (16km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (42km)
  • Zoodyssée (59km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pouille

Canton: Hermenault

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85570

Distance to Pouille

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 535 km

from Nice: 716 km

from Bordeaux: 188 km

from Strasbourg: 692 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Themer, Marsais-Sainte-Radegonde, Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin, Nalliers, Petosse, Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet, Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines, Saint-Valerien and Thire.

This page in French: Visiter Pouille

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