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Saint-Mathurin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Mathurin in Vendee

Photo is of Chateau d'Olonne at 7 km from Saint-Mathurin

Visit Saint-Mathurin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Olonne at 7 km and Sables d'Olonne at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Mathurin, 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-Mathurin in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional town, very...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction north-west)

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches and one...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 40 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


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

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

See Ars-en-Re guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter...

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Mathurin


Markets in and near Saint-Mathurin

  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (7km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (9km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (20km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (25km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (30km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

More information about Saint-Mathurin, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Mathurin, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (10km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Mathurin is in the west of France at 25 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Mathurin is 397 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Mathurin

Canton: Mothe-Achard

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85150

Distance to Saint-Mathurin

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 397 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 773 km

from Bordeaux: 211 km

from Strasbourg: 744 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-Mathurin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Achard, La Mothe-Achard, Olonne-sur-Mer, Sainte-Foy and Vaire.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Mathurin

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