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Talmont-Saint-Hilaire tourism and travel guide

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Visit Talmont-Saint-Hilaire: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The small town of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire is mainly known for the Chateau de Talmont, where various events take place during the summer season.

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Talmont-Saint-Hilaire. For detailed visitor information see the Talmont-Saint-Hilaire travel guide.

Attractions in Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

The small resort of Bourgenay has a port and a popular beach: Port Bourgenay

Popular places to visit nearby include Jard-sur-Mer at 6 km and Chateau d'Olonne at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, 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 Talmont-Saint-Hilaire in Pays de la Loire.

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

Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


Seaside resort at 6 km (direction south-east)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide


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

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

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

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


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

Ars-en-Ré is one of the pretty villages to explore on...

See Ars-en-Re guide
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

Island at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Ile-de-Ré is an island with lots of sandy beaches and...

See Ile de Re guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 35 km (direction east)

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for...

See Lucon guide


at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide


at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide

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

Map of places to visit near Talmont-Saint-Hilaire


Markets in and near Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (6km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (13km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (17km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market every day except Tuesday - seasonal market only (30km)

More information about Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, France

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


Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (8km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (11km)

Geography and distances

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Talmont-Saint-Hilaire is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Canton: Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85440

Distance to Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 560 km

from Nice: 762 km

from Bordeaux: 198 km

from Strasbourg: 741 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 Talmont-Saint-Hilaire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Jard-sur-Mer and Saint-Vincent-sur-Jard.

This page in French: Visiter Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

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