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Saint-Germain-de-Princay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Germain-de-Princay in Vendee

Photo is of Vouvant at 25 km from Saint-Germain-de-Princay

Visit Saint-Germain-de-Princay: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Germain-de-Princay is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 25 km and Lucon at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Germain-de-Princay, 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-Germain-de-Princay in Pays de la Loire.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style...

See Clisson guide


at 46 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide


Seaside resort at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction south-west)

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

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

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 53 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide


at 54 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 54 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-de-Princay


Markets in and near Saint-Germain-de-Princay

  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (31km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (33km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (39km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (45km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (45km)

More information about Saint-Germain-de-Princay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-de-Princay, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (25km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (19km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (20km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (20km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (20km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (31km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-de-Princay is in the west of France at 31 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-de-Princay is 346 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-de-Princay

Canton: Chantonnay

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85110

Distance to Saint-Germain-de-Princay

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

from Paris: 346 km

from Calais: 515 km

from Nice: 731 km

from Bordeaux: 212 km

from Strasbourg: 688 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-Germain-de-Princay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chantonnay, Monsireigne, Saint-Prouant, Saint-Vincent-Sterlanges and Sigournais.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-de-Princay

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