Venansault tourism and travel guide

Photo of Venansault in Vendee

Photo is of La Roche-sur-Yon at 7 km from Venansault

Visit Venansault: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Venansault in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-sur-Yon at 7 km and Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits at 23 km.

Venansault, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Roche-sur-Yon

La Roche-sur-Yon

at 7 km (direction east)

La Roche-sur-Yon has an attractive town centre around the gardens of the Place Napoleon...

See La Roche-sur-Yon guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

The village of Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits in Vendée has a large medieval market hall and a...

See Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits guide
Chateau de Talmont

Chateau de Talmont

Castle at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

The Chateau of Talmont is a ancient castle, now in ruins, in the Vendee...

See Chateau de Talmont guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

Brem-sur-Mer is a small resort with a long beach to the north of Les...

See Brem-sur-Mer guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Chateau d\'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
Sables d\'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sables d'Olonne guide


at 30 km (direction south)

Saint-Vincent-sur-Jard is a small resort in Vendee where you can visit the house and...

See Saint-Vincent-sur-Jard guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide


at 32 km (direction west)

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional town, very lively in...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide

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Markets in and near Venansault

  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (14km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Sables d'Olonne: market every day (29km)
  • Jard-sur-Mer: market Monday (31km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (32km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (32km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (33km)

More information about Venansault, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Venansault, France

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

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (32km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (29km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (50km)

Geography and distances

Venansault is in the west of France at 7 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Venansault is 376 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Venansault

Canton: Roche-sur-Yon-Nord

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85190

Distance to Venansault

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 376 km

from Calais: 534 km

from Nice: 763 km

from Bordeaux: 218 km

from Strasbourg: 725 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 Venansault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Genetouze, Landeronde and Mouilleron-le-Captif.

This page in French: Visiter Venansault