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Saint-Sigismond tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Maillezais abbey at 4 km from Saint-Sigismond

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Visit Saint-Sigismond: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Sigismond is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 66 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Sigismond is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Maillezais abbey at 4 km and Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Sigismond, 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-Sigismond in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Sigismond


Markets in and near Saint-Sigismond

  • Benet: market Monday (7km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (27km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (30km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (37km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)

More information about Saint-Sigismond, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Sigismond, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (7km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (8km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (8km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (33km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (42km)
  • La Guyonnière (43km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (12km)
  • Forêt de Benon (18km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (18km)
  • Zoodyssée (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Sigismond

Canton: Maillezais

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85420

Distance to Saint-Sigismond

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 544 km

from Nice: 691 km

from Bordeaux: 168 km

from Strasbourg: 681 km

Getting here

Saint-Sigismond is in the west of France. 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-Sigismond from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcais, Bouille-Courdault, Damvix, Le Mazeau, Liez, Maillezais, Oulmes and Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Sigismond

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