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Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust in Vendee

Photo is of Vouvant at 9 km from Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 9 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Vouvant guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
 
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Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 30 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
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 31 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 32 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Niort

Niort

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide
Marans

Marans

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can also...

See Thouars guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide

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

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Benet: market Monday (25km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (31km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (33km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (37km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (38km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (39km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (40km)

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

What to do at Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust? 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-Voust.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Oiron Chateau (59km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (9km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (30km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (28km)
  • La Guyonnière (32km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (38km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (35km)
  • Forêt de Benon (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (11km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust is in the west of France at 59 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust is 337 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust

Canton: Châtaigneraie

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85120

Distance to Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 337 km

from Calais: 518 km

from Nice: 699 km

from Bordeaux: 195 km

from Strasbourg: 667 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-Hilaire-de-Voust from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Faymoreau, La Chapelle-Aux-Lys, Le Busseau, Loge-Fougereuse, Marillet, Puy-de-Serre, Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues and Saint-Paul-en-Gatine.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust

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