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Venansault tourism and travel guide

Photo of Venansault in Vendee

Photo is of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire at 26 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Talmont-Saint-Hilaire at 26 km and Chateau d'Olonne at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Venansault, 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 Venansault in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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...

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...

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south)

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

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...

See Sables d'Olonne guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

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...

See Jard-sur-Mer guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

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
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in the roman, gothic,...

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for...

See Lucon guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide

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

Map of places to visit near Venansault


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

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