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Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vouvant at 11 km from Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle

Visit Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 11 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle, 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-Laurent-de-la-Salle in Pays de la Loire.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Vouvant guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for...

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 24 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
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


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

Marans is a small town with a pretty section...

See Marans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


at 44 km (direction east-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 46 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


Seaside resort at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle


Markets in and near Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Benet: market Monday (33km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (37km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (41km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (41km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (41km)

More information about Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle, France

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

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

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (11km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (8km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (17km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (31km)
  • Forêt de Benon (42km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (14km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (36km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle is in the west of France at 40 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle is 353 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle

Canton: Hermenault

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85410

Distance to Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 353 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 716 km

from Bordeaux: 194 km

from Strasbourg: 687 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-Laurent-de-la-Salle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Caillere-Saint-Hilaire, La Chapelle-Themer, Marsais-Sainte-Radegonde, Saint-Cyr-Des-Gats, Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines, Saint-Valerien and Thouarsais-Bouildroux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle

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