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Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet in Vendee

Photo is of Lucon at 15 km from Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet

Visit Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lucon at 15 km and Luçon cathedral at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet, 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-Etienne-de-Brillouet in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vouvant guide


at 24 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See La Rochelle aquarium guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet


Markets in and near Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet

  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (32km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (34km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Benet: market Monday (35km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (37km)

More information about Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (26km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (3km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (11km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (29km)
  • Forêt de Benon (39km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (19km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (41km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet is in the west of France at 36 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet

Canton: Sainte-Hermine

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85210

Distance to Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 534 km

from Nice: 720 km

from Bordeaux: 191 km

from Strasbourg: 695 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-Etienne-de-Brillouet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Themer, Pouille, Saint-Aubin-la-Plaine, Saint-Juire-Champgillon, Saint-Valerien, Sainte-Hermine and Thire.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Etienne-de-Brillouet

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