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Puyravault tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Marans at 10 km from Puyravault

Visit Puyravault: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Marans at 10 km and Luçon cathedral at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Puyravault, 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 Puyravault in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 10 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section...

See Marans guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lucon guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the...

See La Rochelle towers guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The village of La Flotte-en-Ré is a pretty village on the Ile-de-Ré...

See La Flotte-en-Re guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide

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

Map of places to visit near Puyravault


Markets in and near Puyravault

  • Marans: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (25km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (25km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (26km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (27km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (28km)

More information about Puyravault, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Puyravault, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (26km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (21km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (21km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (21km)
  • Forêt de Benon (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (30km)

Geography and distances

Puyravault is in the west of France at 42 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Puyravault is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Puyravault

Canton: Chaillé-les-Marais

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85450

Distance to Puyravault

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 720 km

from Bordeaux: 175 km

from Strasbourg: 707 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 Puyravault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaille-les-Marais, Champagne-les-Marais, Moreilles and Sainte-Radegonde-Des-Noyers.

This page in French: Visiter Puyravault

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