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Vendrennes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 21 km from Vendrennes

Visit Vendrennes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 21 km and Clisson at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vendrennes, 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 Vendrennes 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 at 21 km (direction )

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Clisson

Clisson

at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural...

See Clisson guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vouvant guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 41 km (direction south)

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for its imposing cathedral...

See Lucon guide
 
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Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Luçon cathedral guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 47 km (direction south-east)

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 52 km (direction south-west)

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

See Longeville-sur-Mer guide
Nantes

Nantes

at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Nantes guide
Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

at 55 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 56 km (direction south-east)

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Jard-sur-Mer

Jard-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jard-sur-Mer guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 59 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 60 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port Bourgenay guide

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Map of places to visit near Vendrennes

 
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Markets in and near Vendrennes

  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (10km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (30km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (32km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (32km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (34km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (43km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (47km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (47km)

More information about Vendrennes, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Vendrennes, France

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

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 (Vouvant) (39km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Chaligny (29km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (31km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (36km)
  • Jardin des plantes (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (52km)
  • Île Héron (France) (52km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (17km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (17km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vendrennes is in the west of France at 28 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Vendrennes is 344 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vendrennes

Canton: Herbiers

Arrondissement: Roche-sur-Yon

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85250

Distance to Vendrennes

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 344 km

from Calais: 508 km

from Nice: 742 km

from Bordeaux: 225 km

from Strasbourg: 692 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 Vendrennes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mesnard-la-Barotiere, Mouchamps, Saint-Andre-Goule-d'Oie, Saint-Fulgent and Sainte-Florence.

This page in French: Visiter Vendrennes

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