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Tiffauges tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tiffauges: highlights and tourist information

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

Attractions in Tiffauges

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known for its medieval re-enactments: Chateau de Tiffauges

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 1 km and Clisson at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tiffauges, 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 Tiffauges in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle less than one km (direction )

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Clisson guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many...

See Nantes guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France,...

See Chateau de Brissac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tiffauges


Markets in and near Tiffauges

  • Clisson: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (15km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (19km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (23km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (29km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (37km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (40km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (40km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (43km)

More information about Tiffauges, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Tiffauges, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (28km)
  • Jardin des plantes (40km)
  • Jardins du Pin (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (37km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (39km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (19km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (19km)
  • Carquefou (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (20km)

Geography and distances

Tiffauges is in the west of France at 44 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Tiffauges is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tiffauges

Canton: Mortagne-sur-Sèvre

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85130

Distance to Tiffauges

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 488 km

from Nice: 751 km

from Bordeaux: 245 km

from Strasbourg: 684 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 Tiffauges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boussay, Le Longeron, Les Landes-Genusson, Saint-Aubin-Des-Ormeaux, Saint-Martin-Des-Tilleuls and Torfou.

This page in French: Visiter Tiffauges

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