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Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Longeville-sur-Mer at 4 km from Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret

Visit Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Longeville-sur-Mer at 4 km and Jard-sur-Mer at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

At Longeville-sur-Mer you will enjoy the lively market in the town as...

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
Jard-sur-Mer

Jard-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

Jard-sur-Mer is a very pleasant, if quite small, Vendee resort with a...

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

The small town of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire is mainly known for the Chateau de...

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 12 km (direction west)

The small resort of Bourgenay has a port and a popular beach...

See Port Bourgenay guide
 
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La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction south-east)

La Tranche-sur-Mer is a small resort, but very pleasant and with an...

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

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

Here at La Faute-sur-Mer you can explore the nature reserve and peninsula...

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide
Ars-en-Re

Ars-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

Ars-en-Ré is one of the pretty villages to explore on the Ile-de-Ré...

See Ars-en-Re guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Lucon guide
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

Island at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Ile-de-Ré is an island with lots of sandy beaches and some...

See Ile de Re guide
Saint-Martin-de-Re

Saint-Martin-de-Re

at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is very...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide
Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret

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Markets in and near Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret

  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (5km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (20km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (21km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market every day except Tuesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market Tuesday (27km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)

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

Tourist attractions near Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret, France

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

Aquarium

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (3km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (33km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (18km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret is in the west of France at 26 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret

Canton: Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85440

Distance to Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 755 km

from Bordeaux: 193 km

from Strasbourg: 736 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-la-Foret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avrille, Jard-sur-Mer, Le Bernard, Longeville-sur-Mer and Saint-Vincent-sur-Jard.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret

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