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Saint-Gervais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Gervais in Vendee

Photo is of Notre-Dame-de-Monts at 13 km from Saint-Gervais

Visit Saint-Gervais: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Notre-Dame-de-Monts at 13 km and Saint-Jean-de-Monts at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Gervais, 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-Gervais in Pays de la Loire.

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

Notre-Dame-de-Monts

Notre-Dame-de-Monts

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter...

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide
Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The small town of Les Moutiers-en-Retz is best known for the...

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide
Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide
 
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Noirmoutier

Noirmoutier

at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

On Noirmoutier island you can find lots of sandy beaches...

See Noirmoutier guide
Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide
Pornic

Pornic

at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Pornic is one of the liveliest and most vibrant harbour towns along...

See Pornic guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Pornic, a traditional port town with an attrcative harbour, is well placed...

See Jade Coast guide
Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
Ile d'Yeu

Ile d'Yeu

Island at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

Explore the Ile d'Yeu on foot or by bike to see...

See Ile d'Yeu guide
Saint-Brevin-les-Pins

Saint-Brevin-les-Pins

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The beach at Saint-Brevin-les-Pins is the main attraction and we also...

See Saint-Brevin-les-Pins guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

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

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

Chateau d'Olonne is a very small resort, well placed...

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Nantes

Nantes

at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many monuments, museums...

See Nantes guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Gervais

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Gervais

  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (4km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (9km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Barbatre: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (17km)
  • La Gueriniere: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • La Bernerie-en-Retz: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (21km)

More information about Saint-Gervais, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Gervais, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (17km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (32km)
  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (32km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (33km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (33km)
  • Port-Joinville (33km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (36km)
  • Vieux-château de l'Île d'Yeu (36km)
  • Aérodrome de L'Île-d'Yeu (36km)
  • Loire Estuaire (44km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (50km)
  • Île Héron (France) (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Gervais is in the west of France at 51 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gervais is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gervais

Canton: Beauvoir-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85230

Distance to Saint-Gervais

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 531 km

from Nice: 807 km

from Bordeaux: 255 km

from Strasbourg: 752 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-Gervais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvoir-sur-Mer, Saint-Urbain and Sallertaine.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gervais

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