Talmont-Saint-Hilaire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire in Vendee

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.

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.

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

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 places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!


... 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

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.


  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (50km)

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)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts (50km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

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

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire 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 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