Saint-Hilaire-Des-Loges tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 5 km from Saint-Hilaire-Des-Loges

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Saint-Hilaire-Des-Loges 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-Hilaire-Des-Loges in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 5 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 11 km.

Saint-Hilaire-Des-Loges, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Vouvant guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 17 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
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 20 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


at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 24 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


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

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

See Marans guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide


at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the centre...

See Surgeres guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 48 km (direction east-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

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Markets in and near Saint-Hilaire-Des-Loges

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (10km)
  • Benet: market Monday (13km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (28km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (31km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (35km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (37km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Hilaire-Des-Loges, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (5km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (14km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (49km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (28km)
  • La Guyonnière (35km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (38km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (23km)
  • Forêt de Benon (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (8km)
  • Zoodyssée (42km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Hilaire-Des-Loges is in the west of France at 62 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hilaire-Des-Loges is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hilaire-Des-Loges

Canton: Saint-Hilaire-des-Loges

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85240

Distance to Saint-Hilaire-Des-Loges

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 531 km

from Nice: 694 km

from Bordeaux: 182 km

from Strasbourg: 674 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-Des-Loges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulonges-sur-l'Autize, Nieul-sur-l'Autise, Saint-Maixent-de-Beugne, Saint-Martin-de-Fraigneau, Saint-Pompain and Xanton-Chassenon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Hilaire-Des-Loges


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