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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Chantonnay is the capital of the canton of Country Chantonnay. The villages of Saint Mars des Pres, and St. Philbert Puybelliard Bridge Charrault thereto.

The tourism industry is dominated by Lake Touchegray - Moulin Neuf in which people can fish, enjoy the beach, hiking trails, children's games and picnic tables.

In the city center, the park Clemenceau, surrounded by railings, is a haven of peace. You can discover some remarkable features such as the Heritage Chantonnay church with its bell tower of the fifteenth, the church of Puybelliard the posterns Ponsay the mansion, the leaking of Dinchin trips to the bends.

One can find all kinds of shops (supermarkets and shops of downtown).

The city supports the development of sports events with the hike in 4 days Chantonnay and in June 2010, the National Road Cycling Championships. Cultural activities are also honored with the Music Festival Tales and ampersand in November, the Music Festival, the fireworks on July 13th, and entertainment during the summer in the park Clemenceau.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude46.6870819 (N 46° 41’ 13”)
Longitude-1.0501760 (W 1° 3’ 1”)
AltitudeFrom 18m to 112m
Surface area82.91 km²
Population8689 inhabitants
Density104 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (34 km, 33 min)
Insee code85051
IntercommunalityCC Pays de Chantonnay
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Germain-de-Prinçay5.3 km (11 min)
Sigournais7.3 km (9 min)
Saint-Vincent-Sterlanges7.4 km (8 min)
Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis7.5 km (13 min)
La Jaudonnière9.1 km (10 min)
Sainte-Cécile9.5 km (14 min)
La Réorthe10.5 km (12 min)
Saint-Prouant11.1 km (13 min)
Bournezeau11.9 km (13 min)
Mouchamps12.2 km (13 min)
Monsireigne12.5 km (16 min)
Bazoges-en-Pareds13.5 km (15 min)
Saint-Juire-Champgillon13.5 km (16 min)
L'Oie14.2 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Performance halls

Events and festivities


Friday 9 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 17°C
Saturday 10 october
Min. 9°C - Max. 17°C
Sunday 11 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 17°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse-drawn carriage trips in Sud-Vendée
Nature and the great outdoors160 € to 950 € Sainte-Hermine (16 km)
Visit the Farm Animals
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 9 € Avrillé (43 km)
Taste and buy Vendée wine
Local flavours0 € to 5 € Saint-Philbert-de-Bouaine (49 km)
Guided tour of Château de l'Oiselinière
Local flavours5 € to 10 € Gorges (50 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Laves Wood
HikeEasy1h00La Taillée (36 km)
Itinéraire cyclable entre Mormaison, Saint André Treize Voies et Saint Sulpice le Verdon
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h20Mormaison (39 km)
Circuit n°9 - coex
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h00Coëx (54 km)
Circuit n°7 - la chaize giraud
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate50 minLandevieille (57 km)
Beaupréau Castle Park
HikeEasy2h00Beaupréau (57 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals