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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!

Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

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
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

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
Vouvant

Vouvant

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
 
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Coulon

Coulon

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
Marans

Marans

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

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

See Marans guide
Niort

Niort

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
Lucon

Lucon

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
Parthenay

Parthenay

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

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

See Parthenay guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

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

 
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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)

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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.

Aquarium

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)
 
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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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