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Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq in Vendee

Photo is of Fontenay-le-Comte at 5 km from Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq

Visit Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontenay-le-Comte at 5 km and Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq, 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-Michel-le-Cloucq in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 24 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


at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 31 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide


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

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the...

See Surgeres guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 47 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

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq


Markets in and near Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (4km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Benet: market Monday (18km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (37km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (42km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (42km)

More information about Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq, France

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


Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (10km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (21km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (31km)
  • La Guyonnière (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (22km)
  • Forêt de Benon (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (3km)
  • Zoodyssée (47km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq is in the west of France at 55 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq

Canton: Saint-Hilaire-des-Loges

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85200

Distance to Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 532 km

from Nice: 701 km

from Bordeaux: 184 km

from Strasbourg: 679 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-Michel-le-Cloucq from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fontenay-le-Comte, Foussais-Payre, Mervent, Pissotte, Saint-Martin-de-Fraigneau and Xanton-Chassenon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq

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