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Sigournais tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vouvant at 22 km from Sigournais

Visit Sigournais: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 22 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sigournais, 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 Sigournais in Pays de la Loire.

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

Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
 
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Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 39 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
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Marans

Marans

at 44 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide
Clisson

Clisson

at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Clisson guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 53 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

See Marais Poitevin guide

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Map of places to visit near Sigournais

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Markets in and near Sigournais

  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (30km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (40km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (44km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (46km)

More information about Sigournais, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Sigournais, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (22km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (17km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (20km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (39km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (21km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (21km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sigournais is in the west of France at 33 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Sigournais is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sigournais

Canton: Chantonnay

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85110

Distance to Sigournais

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 727 km

from Bordeaux: 210 km

from Strasbourg: 686 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 Sigournais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazoges-en-Pareds, Chantonnay, Chavagnes-les-Redoux, Monsireigne, Saint-Germain-de-Princay and Saint-Prouant.

This page in French: Visiter Sigournais

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