Sidebar Menu

Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit in Vendee

Photo is of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 23 km from Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit

Visit Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 23 km and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit, 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-Paul-Mont-Penit in Pays de la Loire.

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



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

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

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-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 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 33 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 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide


at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The small town of Les Moutiers-en-Retz is best known for the nearby...

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


Seaside resort at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide


at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Clisson guide


Seaside resort at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many monuments, museums...

See Nantes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit


Markets in and near Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit

  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (20km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (23km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit, France

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

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (25km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (33km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (36km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (36km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit is in the west of France at 24 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit

Canton: Palluau

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85670

Distance to Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 779 km

from Bordeaux: 234 km

from Strasbourg: 731 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-Paul-Mont-Penit from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apremont, Grand-Landes, La Chapelle-Palluau, Mache, Palluau and Saint-Etienne-du-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Paul-Mont-Penit

Back To Top