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Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis in Vendee

Photo is of Lucon at 26 km from Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis

Visit Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lucon at 26 km and Luçon cathedral at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis, 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-le-Vouhis in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 37 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


Seaside resort at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben...

See Clisson guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis


Markets in and near Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis

  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (12km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (37km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (39km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (41km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (42km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (43km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (43km)

More information about Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (30km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (14km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (18km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (49km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (27km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (35km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis is in the west of France at 22 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis

Canton: Chantonnay

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85480

Distance to Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 522 km

from Nice: 737 km

from Bordeaux: 210 km

from Strasbourg: 698 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-le-Vouhis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bournezeau, Saint-Martin-Des-Noyers and Saint-Vincent-Sterlanges.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis

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