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Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 18 km from Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron

Visit Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 18 km and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron, 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 Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron in Pays de la Loire.

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



Seaside resort at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

Bretignolles-sur-Mer is one of the smallest Vendee resorts - still has...

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction west)

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


at 28 km (direction west)

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter resorts...

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The small town of Les Moutiers-en-Retz is best known for...

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south)

Chateau d'Olonne is a very small resort, well placed for exploring the...

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction south)

The lively town of Sables-d'Olonne is our favourite resort on...

See Sables d'Olonne guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

The small town of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire is mainly known for the Chateau de...

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

On Noirmoutier island you can find lots of sandy beaches and...

See Noirmoutier guide


at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Pornic is one of the liveliest and most vibrant...

See Pornic guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

The small resort of Bourgenay has a port and a popular beach...

See Port Bourgenay guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Pornic, a traditional port town with an attrcative harbour,...

See Jade Coast guide
Ile d'Yeu

Ile d'Yeu

Island at 46 km (direction west)

Explore the Ile d'Yeu on foot or by bike to see...

See Ile d'Yeu guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron


Markets in and near Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron

  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (24km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (24km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (20km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (31km)
  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (42km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (46km)
  • Port-Joinville (46km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (47km)
  • Île Héron (France) (49km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (33km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (37km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron is in the west of France at 31 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron is 381 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron

Canton: Palluau

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85670

Distance to Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 381 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 787 km

from Bordeaux: 239 km

from Strasbourg: 738 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 Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Froidfond.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron

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