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Saint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Saint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée
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At the heart of Vendée, 10 km from the Puy du Fou, Saint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre owes its name to "Holy City of La Vendee" Louis-Marie Grignon de Montfort. Some 25 000 visitors per year, as John Paul 2nd in 1996, come to pray at his tomb in the basilica. There are also in Saint-Laurent 2500 students including 1300 internal within the whole school Saint Gabriel - Saint Michael. And then at Saint-Laurent to live, to stroll in any season on the many trails and parks along the Sevre Nantes.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySaint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre
Postcode85290
Tourism label
Latitude46.9589550 (N 46° 57’ 32”)
Longitude-0.8896640 (W 0° 53’ 23”)
AltitudeFrom 98m to 199m
Surface area15.79 km²
Population4284 inhabitants
Density271 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (60 km, 44 min)
Insee code85238
IntercommunalityCC du Canton de Mortagne-Sur-Sèvre
DepartmentVendée
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Malô-du-Bois4.1 km (8 min)
Mortagne-sur-Sèvre6.9 km (9 min)
Treize-Vents7.3 km (9 min)
La Tessoualle8.3 km (11 min)
Les Epesses9 km (11 min)
Mallièvre9.3 km (12 min)
La Verrie9.6 km (14 min)
Mauléon12.3 km (13 min)
Saint-Mars-la-Réorthe12.7 km (18 min)
Cholet13 km (16 min)
Chambretaud13.6 km (17 min)
Saint-Christophe-du-Bois14 km (14 min)
Mazières-en-Mauges14.5 km (20 min)
Saint-Amand-sur-Sèvre14.6 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

A rich heritage

St. Laurent-sur-Sevre deserves its name, "Holy City of La Vendee" because its history is intimately linked to that of St. Louis Marie Grignon de Montfort, whose tomb lies in the Basilica, where Pope John Paul 2nd came to collect September 19, 1996.

A green valley

Why not continue your visit by the discovery of 50 hectares of green spaces and edges of Sevres. You will enjoy the park Sevre Black wood of Barbinière and fitness trail, the viaduct Barbin, mills and the site of Roger.

Photos

The basilica at night
The basilica at night
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Viaduct Barbin and Sevre
Viaduct Barbin and Sevre
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A little corner based
A little corner based
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The hall cultural and festive
The hall cultural and festive
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The laundry
The laundry
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A little fishing spot
A little fishing spot
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stadium and running track
stadium and running track
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Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge
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Sèvre
Sèvre
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Viaduct Barbin
Viaduct Barbin
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The Community of Wisdom
The Community of Wisdom
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The Sevre
The Sevre
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Weather

Friday 31 july
Min. 11°C - Max. 23°C
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Saturday 1 august
Min. 11°C - Max. 26°C
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Sunday 2 august
Min. 14°C - Max. 32°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided tour of Château de l'Oiselinière
Local flavours5 € to 10 € Gorges (35 km)
Horse-drawn carriage trips in Sud-Vendée
Nature and the great outdoors160 € to 950 € Sainte-Hermine (48 km)
Taste and buy Vendée wine
Local flavours0 € to 5 € Saint-Philbert-de-Bouaine (50 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Beaupréau Castle Park
HikeEasy2h00Beaupréau (28 km)
Plessis Park
HikeEasy2h00Chaudron-en-Mauges (37 km)
Itinéraire cyclable entre Mormaison, Saint André Treize Voies et Saint Sulpice le Verdon
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h20Mormaison (43 km)
Carquefou - Saint-Mars-la-Jaille Greenway
Cycling itineraryEasy5h00Carquefou (60 km)

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