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Sallertaine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Jean-de-Monts at 11 km from Sallertaine

Visit Sallertaine: highlights and tourist information

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Sallertaine is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

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!



Seaside resort at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches and one...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


at 14 km (direction west)

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter resorts...

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction south)

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide


at 18 km (direction south)

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional town,...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The small town of Les Moutiers-en-Retz is best known for the nearby...

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

On Noirmoutier island you can find lots of sandy...

See Noirmoutier guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

Bretignolles-sur-Mer is one of the smallest Vendee resorts - still has...

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Pornic is one of the liveliest and most vibrant harbour towns...

See Pornic guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Pornic, a traditional port town with an attrcative harbour,...

See Jade Coast guide
Ile d'Yeu

Ile d'Yeu

Island at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

Explore the Ile d'Yeu on foot or by bike...

See Ile d'Yeu guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

The lively town of Sables-d'Olonne is our favourite resort on the Vendee...

See Sables d'Olonne guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide


Seaside resort at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The beach at Saint-Brevin-les-Pins is the main attraction and we also...

See Saint-Brevin-les-Pins guide


at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Loire-Atlantique department

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has...

See Nantes guide

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

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

What to do at Sallertaine? 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

Sallertaine is in the west of France at 46 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Sallertaine is 390 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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