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Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vouvant at 5 km from Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues

Visit Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 5 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues, 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-Maurice-Des-Noues in Pays de la Loire.

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

Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of...

See Vouvant guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 20 km (direction south-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)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
 
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Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 35 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
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 37 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint...

See Parthenay guide
Niort

Niort

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

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort...

See Niort guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Marans

Marans

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

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

See Marans guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 55 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues

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Markets in and near Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Benet: market Monday (28km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (36km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (37km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (37km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues, France

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

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) (5km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (29km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (23km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (32km)
  • La Guyonnière (37km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (35km)
  • Forêt de Benon (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (10km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues is in the west of France at 54 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues is 340 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues

Canton: Châtaigneraie

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85120

Distance to Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 340 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 704 km

from Bordeaux: 197 km

from Strasbourg: 672 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-Maurice-Des-Noues from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antigny, Breuil-Barret, La Chapelle-Aux-Lys, La Chataigneraie, Loge-Fougereuse, Puy-de-Serre, Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust and Vouvant.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues

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