Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 42 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines is 354 kilometres from Paris).

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

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Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines, 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-Martin-Des-Fontaines in Pays de la Loire.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines

Markets in and near Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (12km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Benet: market Monday (30km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (36km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (40km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (41km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (42km)

More information about Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines.

Aquarium

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) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (8km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (18km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (28km)
  • Forêt de Benon (39km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (13km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (39km)
  • Zoodyssée (59km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines

Canton: Hermenault

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85570

Distance to Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 354 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 714 km

from Bordeaux: 191 km

from Strasbourg: 687 km

Getting here

Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines is in the west of France. 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-Martin-Des-Fontaines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Themer, Marsais-Sainte-Radegonde, Pouille, Saint-Cyr-Des-Gats, Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salle, Saint-Valerien and Serigne.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-Des-Fontaines