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Soullans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Soullans in Vendee

Photo is of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 8 km from Soullans

Visit Soullans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 8 km and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Soullans, 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 Soullans in Pays de la Loire.

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



Seaside resort at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

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

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

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

On Noirmoutier island you can find lots of sandy beaches and a...

See Noirmoutier guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Ile d'Yeu

Ile d'Yeu

Island at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Ile d'Yeu guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Pornic guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Jade Coast guide


at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Soullans


Markets in and near Soullans

  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (17km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (18km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (19km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Soullans, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Soullans, France

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

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (23km)
  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (31km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (35km)
  • Port-Joinville (35km)
  • Vieux-château de l'Île d'Yeu (37km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (37km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (38km)
  • Aérodrome de L'Île-d'Yeu (38km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (36km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (38km)

Geography and distances

Soullans is in the west of France at 40 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Soullans is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Soullans

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85300

Distance to Soullans

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 795 km

from Bordeaux: 241 km

from Strasbourg: 749 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 Soullans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Challans, Commequiers and Notre-Dame-de-Riez.

This page in French: Visiter Soullans

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