Thorigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thorigny in Vendee

Visit Thorigny: highlights and tourist information

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Thorigny is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 15 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Thorigny is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lucon at 18 km and Longeville-sur-Mer at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thorigny, 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 Thorigny 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 Thorigny

Markets in and near Thorigny

  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (32km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (34km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (37km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (39km)

More information about Thorigny, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Thorigny, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Thorigny.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (47km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (10km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (19km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (47km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (61km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (39km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (39km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thorigny

Canton: Roche-sur-Yon-Sud

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85480

Distance to Thorigny

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 741 km

from Bordeaux: 204 km

from Strasbourg: 708 km

Getting here

Thorigny 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 Thorigny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bournezeau, Chateau-Guibert, Fougere, Les Pineaux and Saint-Florent-Des-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Thorigny