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Saint-Florent-Des-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lucon at 19 km from Saint-Florent-Des-Bois

Visit Saint-Florent-Des-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Florent-Des-Bois is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lucon at 19 km and Luçon cathedral at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Florent-Des-Bois, 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-Florent-Des-Bois in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

Jard-sur-Mer is a very pleasant, if quite small, Vendee resort with a...

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide


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

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

See Marans guide


Seaside resort at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


at 41 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 42 km (direction east)

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

See Vouvant guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Florent-Des-Bois


Markets in and near Saint-Florent-Des-Bois

  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (22km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (26km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (28km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (37km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)

Hotels near Saint-Florent-Des-Bois

More information about Saint-Florent-Des-Bois, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Florent-Des-Bois, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (49km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (14km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (50km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (59km)
  • Forêt de Benon (60km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (36km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (44km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (44km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Florent-Des-Bois is in the west of France at 12 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Florent-Des-Bois is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Florent-Des-Bois

Canton: Roche-sur-Yon-Sud

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85310

Distance to Saint-Florent-Des-Bois

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 745 km

from Bordeaux: 204 km

from Strasbourg: 714 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-Florent-Des-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaille-sous-les-Ormeaux, Chateau-Guibert, Le Tablier and Thorigny.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Florent-Des-Bois

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