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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Mouilleron-le-Captif - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Located 5 kilometers from La-Roche-sur-Yon, this county of 3,900 residents offers a pleasant living space, with a friendliness and dynamism that make it very welcoming. With nearly 75 acres of parks and green spaces, the town received in 2004, the 3rd flower label "flower city".

Located on the La Roche-sur-Yon / Nantes, Mouilleron-le-Captif welcomes one hundred companies.

Many facilities available to 40 associations of the town. Shopping centers.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude46.7206530 (N 46° 43’ 14”)
Longitude-1.4593250 (W 1° 27’ 34”)
AltitudeFrom 49m to 83m
Surface area19.73 km²
Population4928 inhabitants
Density249 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (7.5 km, 15 min)
Insee code85155
IntercommunalityCA la Roche Sur Yon - Agglomération
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

La Génétouze5.2 km (10 min)
Venansault6.2 km (7 min)
Dompierre-sur-Yon6.9 km (11 min)
La Roche-sur-Yon7.3 km (15 min)
Le Poiré-sur-Vie7.7 km (11 min)
Belleville-sur-Vie8.8 km (12 min)
Landeronde12.7 km (16 min)
Saligny12.8 km (14 min)
Les Clouzeaux12.9 km (15 min)
Aizenay13.8 km (13 min)
Beaulieu-sous-la-Roche14.4 km (17 min)
Boulogne15.2 km (19 min)
La Merlatière15.7 km (19 min)
Beaufou16.5 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Beaupuy Castle is a must, with a park nearby.

Three marked trails provide opportunities for walkers and cyclists to travel 4.5 km to 13.6 km around Mouilleron. At any time, on each circuit, the walker may return to the village.

Events and festivities

The Face and music festival takes place If the 2nd weekend of September. The programming is eclectic and 20 shows with over 150 artists taking place on two separate scenes.


Park Beaupuy
Park Beaupuy
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City flowers
City flowers
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Center village
Center village
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Demonstration of stained glass window creation in all its forms
Arts and Crafts2 € Maché (19.1 km)
Ceramic sculpture studio tour
Arts and CraftsFreeRocheservière (24 km)
Taste and buy Vendée wine
Local flavours0 € to 5 € Saint-Philbert-de-Bouaine (28 km)
Tandem parachute jump in Vendée
Sports sensations280 € Château-d'Olonne (34 km)
Jet Ski hire at Sables d’Olonne
Sports sensations110 € to 260 € Les Sables-d'Olonne (35 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Itinéraire cyclable entre Mormaison, Saint André Treize Voies et Saint Sulpice le Verdon
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h20Mormaison (21 km)
Circuit n°9 - coex
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h00Coëx (23 km)
Circuit n°7 - la chaize giraud
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate50 minLandevieille (27 km)
Circuit n°2 - l'aiguillon sur vie
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h10L'Aiguillon-sur-Vie (27 km)
Le Grand Parcours trail
HikeIntermediate4h00Brem-sur-Mer (30 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals