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Reaumur tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vouvant at 17 km from Reaumur

Visit Reaumur: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 17 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Reaumur, 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 Reaumur 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 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 28 km (direction south)

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

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

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 34 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
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
 
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Lucon

Lucon

at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 41 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 41 km (direction south-west)

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in...

See Luçon cathedral guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 43 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Coulon

Coulon

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

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for...

See Coulon guide
Marans

Marans

at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes,...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Niort

Niort

at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does...

See Niort guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide

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

Map of places to visit near Reaumur

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Markets in and near Reaumur

  • Mauleon: market Friday (23km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (38km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (40km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Benet: market Monday (42km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (43km)

More information about Reaumur, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Reaumur, France

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

Grand sites of France

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) (17km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (25km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (31km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (33km)
  • La Guyonnière (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (21km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

Reaumur is in the west of France at 47 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Reaumur is 334 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Reaumur

Canton: Pouzauges

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85700

Distance to Reaumur

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 334 km

from Calais: 509 km

from Nice: 715 km

from Bordeaux: 210 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 Reaumur from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Meilleraie-Tillay, Montournais, Mouilleron-en-Pareds and Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller.

This page in French: Visiter Reaumur

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