Pouzauges tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pouzauges: highlights and tourist information

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Pouzauges is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 46 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Pouzauges is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 24 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pouzauges, 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 Pouzauges in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Pouzauges

Markets in and near Pouzauges

  • Mauleon: market Friday (17km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (31km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (37km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (40km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (44km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (47km)

More information about Pouzauges, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Pouzauges, France

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

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) (24km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (26km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (29km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (34km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (14km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (14km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pouzauges

Canton: Pouzauges

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85700

Distance to Pouzauges

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 503 km

from Nice: 721 km

from Bordeaux: 217 km

from Strasbourg: 673 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Flocelliere, La Meilleraie-Tillay, Montournais and Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure.

This page in French: Visiter Pouzauges