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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Luçon
TownLuçon
Insee code85128
Postcode85400
Latitude46.4547720
Longitude-1.1670620
AltitudeFrom 1 to 40 meters
Surface31.52 km²
Population9993 inhabitants
Density317 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelLes Magnils-Reigniers at 5.2 km (9 min)
Chief townLa Roche-sur-Yon (at 33 km, 37 min)Chasnais at 5.3 km (10 min)
DepartmentVendéeSainte-Gemme-la-Plaine at 6.9 km (9 min)
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Luçon is a must visit South Vendée: the plain to the north, south and Marais Poitevin such a cord, its channel to the sea, this is the jewel offered numerous witnesses of history that you find along the streets. The old port, the fishing district, the chapels, the cathedral and its cloister .... and a water tower with a unique architecture in the world. Walkers will delight in the bucolic garden Dumaine nestled in the heart of the city .... By discovering this city, you will understand why already Pictones time, the man had chosen this place to live in mild climate and why the 21st century is so attached to the "Belle" which also offers the diversity of shops and services, all the attractions of a country town.


SIGHTSEEING

Notre Dame Cathedral: Gothic style above all, it has ancient Roman parts and more recent classic style. It was elevated to a cathedral in 1317 and was classified a historical monument Aug. 9, 1906. She welcomed Cardinal Richelieu who was bishop of Luçon reformer and set about rebuilding the city destroyed by the wars of religion. The cathedral has a harmonious cloister, a remarkable furniture that you can find free or through guided tours.

Jardin Dumaine: beautiful park of more than 4 hectares cited among "the most beautiful gardens in France." The basin and its bronze nymphs, the bandstand, the fables of La Fontaine illustrated topiary and orangery will amaze your ride.

Chapel of St. Ursula: painted altarpiece late seventeenth and ceiling.

Chapels St. Thérèse of Carmel and the water tower.

Historic Centre of Luçon.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Luçon
Information pointsTourist Office of Luçon
Leisure centresLeisure Centre of Luçon,   Racecourse of the Encloses
MonumentsCathedral Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Markets Halles every Wednesday and Saturday morning.

Expo Fair on August 15.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Royal Abbey of Saint-Michel-en-Herm: a heritage treasure marsh dried, 13 centuries of history and a unique and exceptional architecture to discover during tours from mid-June to mid-September, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Deluol Museum in Saint-Michel-en-Herm man, André Deluol, was inspired by the beauty of the human body and left a legacy of more than 150 works, paintings and sculptures. The pleasure is magnified by the size of the stone, marble and wood.

Island Dive: this ancient island in the Gulf of Pictones, cradle of the Marais Poitevin, reveals the wealth of both historical and natural heritage. Stunning views over the Bay of Aiguillon.

National Nature Reserve Michel Brosselin: created October 15, 1976, this National Nature Reserve protects 207 hectares with about 120 recorded species of birds each year, stilt, redshank, pintail, Eurasian Spoonbill ... Division of Natural Areas Marais Poitevin at 2 rue du 8 mai in Saint-Denis-du-Payré. Information +33 2 51 28 41 10.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Horse-drawn carriage trips in Sud-VendéeNature and the outdoorsFrom 136 € to 826 €Sainte-Hermine (12 km)
Windsurfing and stand up paddle - lessons and hireSports sensations25 €La Tranche-sur-Mer (24 km)

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PHOTOS

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Inside Notre DameInside Notre Dame

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WEATHER

Sunday 23 November
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Min. 16°C - Max. 19°C
Monday 24 November
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Min. 16°C - Max. 17°C
Tuesday 25 November
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Min. 15°C - Max. 16°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Mirabelle  
7.8
Luçon
This is in strict accordance with the canons of the Vendée kitchen chef Benoit Hermouet composed dishes and menus that you can enjoy the restaurant La Mirabelle. To enjoy this cuisine...
Located in Luçon38 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge de La Court d'Aron  
8.5
Saint-Cyr-en-Talmondais
At the heart of the Vendee in a building of 19 th century, the Inn of the short works of Aron you down. The old stone give the room a charm that invites you to relax. The quality of...
Located 12.9 km from Luçon27 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge de Moricq   NEW
Angles
Welcome Vendee, where the hotel and restaurant Auberge de Moricq welcomes you in a friendly, 7 km from the beaches of La Tranche- sur-Mer. The Chef will cook traditional French cuisine,...
Located 18.1 km from Luçon23 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Castle with 5 bedroomsChâteau de l'Abbaye    
9
Moreilles
Between England and Spain, 30 mn from La Rochelle, island of Ré, and beaches of South Vendée, in Poitevin marsh, here is a Romantic Mansion receiving guests member of Châteaux & Hôtels...
Located 7.4 km from LuçonFrom 79 € to 299 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsL'aubinoise  
Saint-Aubin-la-Plaine
Each room is a family suite consisting of two rooms separated by a wall, a microwave you can heat a meal if besoin. Vous enjoy the tranquility of the countryside, near the sea (30min)...
Located 9.9 km from LuçonFrom 51 € to 57 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLa Jolie Maison    
10
Le Langon
John and Lin offer you a very warm welcome to La Jolie Maison Guesthouse. Situated in a charming farming village on the edge of the 'Venice Vert' in the South Vendee. We have 4 very...
Located 16.7 km from Luçon62 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsGite de charme Côté-Marais
Chaillé-les-Marais
In a dependency property, quiet, we have arranged for you a gite for 2-4 people. Including a living room, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom. And a private terrace. The pool is shared with...
Located 12.9 km from LuçonFrom 350 € to 550 € per week 
House for 10 personsLa 'Casa Blanca'  
9.2
Angles
Come to change at Angles in the South Vendée at the 'Casa Blanca ' - Cottage fully equipped, comfortable, 3 suites for 8-10 people (rooms Bathroom wc) and children's room. Video on...
Located 19.4 km from LuçonFrom 600 € to 1590 € per week 
House for 5 personsDomaine de Garreau  
9.2
Saint-Martin-des-Fontaines
House of character, Marais Poitevin, comfortable 4-star ranking prefecture again, indoor pool, sauna, fishing lake on site, bike, garden available, hiking trail on site, Marais Poitevin...
Located 22 km from LuçonFrom 400 € to 950 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
260 places over 9 haLa Dive    
8.4
Saint-Michel-en-l'Herm
The campsite La Dive is in the heart of the Bay of Aiguillon sur Mer, 5 minutes drive from the port and beaches of l'Aiguillon sur Mer and La Faute sur Mer. Can be found 200 meters...
Located 13.3 km from LuçonFrom 15 € to 25.50 € per day 
16 places over 3 haCamping de l'Ardiller    
9
Saint-Cyr-en-Talmondais
Camping quiet campaign to quarter of an hour from the beach, 20 minutes from La Tranche sur Mer, Sables d'Olonne 30mn.
Located 13.8 km from Luçon12 € per day 
332 places over 5,5 haCamping Les Jonquilles    
9.2
La Tranche-sur-Mer
Accessible camping quality and quality tourism, Daffodils welcomes you in a festive and family atmosphere: everything is done to make your stay unforgettable vacation. At 800 meters...
Located 21 km from Luçon 

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HOTELS

Le Bordeaux - Hotel in LuçonLe Bordeaux     
7.9
Luçon
Hotel Le Bordeaux is situated in the center of Luçon, just 20 km from the beaches of the Vendée region. It has a traditional French restaurant and guest rooms include a welcome tray...
Located in LuçonRoom from 54 €
Logis Clem'otel - Hotel in LuçonLogis Clem'otel     
7.9
Sainte-Hermine
The Clem'hotel is situated between the Poitevin marshes and the green farmlands of Vendée, 80km by car from the airport of Nantes. All of our 49 bedrooms are air-conditioned and equipped...
Located 11.1 km from LuçonRoom from 69 €
Les Chouans - Hotel in LuçonLes Chouans    
6.6
La Faute-sur-Mer
Set in the centre of La Faute-sur-Mer, this residence is located 500 metres from the beach. It offers colourful rooms and apartments equipped with a microwave, TV and a coffee maker....
Located 18 km from Luçon

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Résidence MMV Les Jardins de l'Amirauté
Résidence MMV Les Jardins de l'Amirauté is located in Les Sables d'Olonne, just a few steps from the marina. It features a landscaped garden and guests...
Vendée
P'tit Déj Hôtel Fontenay
The P'tit Déj Hôtel is located close to the A83 motorway, 2.5 km from the centre of Fontenay-le-Comte in the Vendée region....
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