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Pouzauges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pouzauges in Vendee

Photo is of Vouvant at 24 km from Pouzauges

Visit Pouzauges: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 24 km and Chateau de Tiffauges at 34 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!

Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval castle...

See Vouvant guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 34 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 35 km (direction south)

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also home...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional watermill...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
 
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Lucon

Lucon

at 44 km (direction south-west)

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for its imposing cathedral...

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of the...

See Maillezais abbey guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide
Clisson

Clisson

at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben...

See Clisson guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can also...

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century castles...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 62 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 64 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide

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Map of places to visit near Pouzauges

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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

What to do at Pouzauges? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Pouzauges is in the west of France at 46 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Pouzauges is 331 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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