Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller tourism and travel guide

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

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 14 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 25 km.

Saint-Germain-l'Aiguiller, France: places to visit and attractions

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
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Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

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Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

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

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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

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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)

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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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