Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez travel guide.

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 41 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-de-Monts at 12 km and Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, 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-Hilaire-de-Riez in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Markets in and near Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Market days in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: weekly market: Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday;

  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (0km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (3km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (19km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (22km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (23km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (25km)

More information about Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez.

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (26km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (31km)
  • Port-Joinville (31km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (32km)
  • Vieux-château de l'Île d'Yeu (32km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (33km)
  • Aérodrome de L'Île-d'Yeu (34km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts (12km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts (19km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (30km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Canton: Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85270

Distance to Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 795 km

from Bordeaux: 235 km

from Strasbourg: 755 km

Getting here

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is in the west of France. 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-Hilaire-de-Riez from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez): Givrand, Le Fenouiller, Notre-Dame-de-Riez and Saint Gilles Croix de Vie.

This page in French: Visitez Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez