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Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 27 km from Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure

Visit Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 27 km and Vouvant at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure, 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-Mont-Mercure in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style...

See Clisson guide


at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide


at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 61 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


Seaside resort at 64 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure


Markets in and near Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure

  • Mauleon: market Friday (15km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (26km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (33km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (37km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (41km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (41km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (42km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (44km)

More information about Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure, France

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

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) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (23km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (32km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (36km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (8km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (7km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (37km)
  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (60km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure is in the west of France at 44 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure

Canton: Pouzauges

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85700

Distance to Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 500 km

from Nice: 726 km

from Bordeaux: 223 km

from Strasbourg: 674 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-Mont-Mercure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatelliers-Chateaumur, La Flocelliere, Le Boupere, Pouzauges and Saint-Mars-la-Reorthe.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure

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