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Vaire tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 8 km from Vaire

Visit Vaire: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 8 km and Chateau d'Olonne at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vaire, 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 Vaire in Pays de la Loire.

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

Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Bretignolles-sur-Mer

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

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

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

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide
Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

at 17 km (direction west-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
 
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Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide
Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide
Jard-sur-Mer

Jard-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
Notre-Dame-de-Monts

Notre-Dame-de-Monts

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
Ile d'Yeu

Ile d'Yeu

Island at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ile d'Yeu guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vaire

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Markets in and near Vaire

  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (8km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (12km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (19km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (25km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Vaire, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Vaire, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (26km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (41km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (44km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (13km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vaire is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Vaire is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaire

Canton: Sables-d'Olonne

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85150

Distance to Vaire

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

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 777 km

from Bordeaux: 217 km

from Strasbourg: 745 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 Vaire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brem-sur-Mer, La Chaize-Giraud, Landevieille, Saint-Julien-Des-Landes and Saint-Mathurin.

This page in French: Visiter Vaire

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