Sallertaine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sallertaine: highlights and tourist information

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Sallertaine is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 46 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Sallertaine is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-de-Monts at 11 km and Notre-Dame-de-Monts at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sallertaine, 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 Sallertaine in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Sallertaine

Markets in and near Sallertaine

  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (9km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (13km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (14km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (16km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Barbatre: market Wednesday (20km)
  • La Gueriniere: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)

More information about Sallertaine, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Sallertaine, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sallertaine.

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (18km)
  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (31km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (33km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (34km)
  • Port-Joinville (34km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (36km)
  • Vieux-château de l'Île d'Yeu (36km)
  • Aérodrome de L'Île-d'Yeu (37km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (38km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (51km)
  • Île Héron (France) (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (32km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sallertaine

Canton: Challans

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85300

Distance to Sallertaine

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 802 km

from Bordeaux: 249 km

from Strasbourg: 750 km

Getting here

Sallertaine 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 Sallertaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Challans, Le Perrier, Saint-Gervais and Saint-Urbain.

This page in French: Visiter Sallertaine