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Sainte-Florence tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Florence in Vendee

Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 24 km from Sainte-Florence

Visit Sainte-Florence: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Florence is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 24 km and Clisson at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Florence, 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 Sainte-Florence 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 24 km (direction )

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Clisson guide


at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide


at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


Seaside resort at 49 km (direction south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide


at 51 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide


Seaside resort at 53 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

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

Chateau d'Olonne is a very small resort, well placed for exploring the...

See Chateau d'Olonne guide


at 55 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 55 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Nantes guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 57 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 57 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Florence


Markets in and near Sainte-Florence

  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (6km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (34km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (34km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (36km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (38km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (44km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (46km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (47km)

More information about Sainte-Florence, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Florence, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (39km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (26km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (29km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (20km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (20km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (45km)

Geography and distances

Sainte-Florence is in the west of France at 25 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Florence is 347 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Florence

Canton: Essarts

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85140

Distance to Sainte-Florence

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 347 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 743 km

from Bordeaux: 223 km

from Strasbourg: 695 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 Sainte-Florence from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Les Essarts, Saint-Andre-Goule-d'Oie, Sainte-Cecile and Vendrennes.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Florence

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