Saint-Prouant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Prouant in Vendee

Photo is of Vouvant at 25 km from Saint-Prouant

Visit Saint-Prouant: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Prouant is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Prouant in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 25 km and Chateau de Tiffauges at 31 km.

Saint-Prouant, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
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Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Clisson guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 50 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river...

See Marans guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 55 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


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

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 59 km (direction south-west)

La Tranche-sur-Mer is a small resort, but very pleasant and with an...

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Prouant

  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (24km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (34km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (37km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (37km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (41km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (44km)

More information about Saint-Prouant, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Prouant, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (59km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (25km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (23km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (26km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (33km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (15km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (15km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (32km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Prouant is in the west of France at 36 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Prouant is 340 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Prouant

Canton: Chantonnay

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85110

Distance to Saint-Prouant

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 340 km

from Calais: 509 km

from Nice: 728 km

from Bordeaux: 215 km

from Strasbourg: 682 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-Prouant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavagnes-les-Redoux, Le Boupere, Monsireigne, Rochetrejoux, Saint-Germain-de-Princay and Sigournais.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Prouant


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