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Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vouvant at 14 km from Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller

Visit Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 14 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller, 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-l'Aiguiller in Pays de la Loire.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide


at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 32 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


at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 42 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide


at 46 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

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

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century castles...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 54 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller


Markets in and near Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (27km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Benet: market Monday (40km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (42km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (44km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (44km)

More information about Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller, France

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

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) (14km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (20km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (27km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (24km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (21km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (23km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller is in the west of France at 44 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller

Canton: Châtaigneraie

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85390

Distance to Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 716 km

from Bordeaux: 207 km

from Strasbourg: 677 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-l'Aiguiller from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazoges-en-Pareds, Chavagnes-les-Redoux, Cheffois, Montournais, Mouilleron-en-Pareds, Reaumur, Saint-Maurice-le-Girard and Tallud-Sainte-Gemme.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller

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