Velluire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Velluire in Vendee

Visit Velluire: highlights and tourist information

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Velluire is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 50 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Velluire is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontenay-le-Comte at 10 km and Maillezais abbey at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Velluire, 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 Velluire 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 Velluire

Markets in and near Velluire

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (10km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Benet: market Monday (23km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (24km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (34km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (34km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (34km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (35km)

More information about Velluire, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Velluire, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (34km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (12km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (19km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (26km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (13km)
  • Forêt de Benon (24km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (16km)
  • Zoodyssée (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Velluire

Canton: Fontenay-le-Comte

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85770

Distance to Velluire

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 544 km

from Nice: 708 km

from Bordeaux: 176 km

from Strasbourg: 693 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzay, Chaix, Fontaines, La Taillee, Le Gue-de-Velluire, Le Langon, Le Poire-sur-Velluire, Montreuil, Vix and Vouille-les-Marais.

This page in French: Visiter Velluire