Sainte-Pexine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lucon at 12 km from Sainte-Pexine

Visit Sainte-Pexine: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Pexine 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 Sainte-Pexine in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lucon at 12 km and Luçon cathedral at 12 km.

Sainte-Pexine, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Vouvant guide
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La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide


at 38 km (direction east-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 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is very...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide

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Markets in and near Sainte-Pexine

  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (25km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (30km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (37km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (40km)

More information about Sainte-Pexine, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Pexine, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (37km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (0km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (10km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (38km)
  • Forêt de Benon (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (31km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (40km)

Geography and distances

Sainte-Pexine is in the west of France at 25 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Pexine is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Pexine

Canton: Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85320

Distance to Sainte-Pexine

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

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 535 km

from Nice: 732 km

from Bordeaux: 197 km

from Strasbourg: 703 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-Pexine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessay, Les Pineaux, Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais, Moutiers-sur-le-Lay and Saint-Jean-de-Beugne.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Pexine


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