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Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Peaking at 290 m altitude, common Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure is the highest point of the Vendée.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySaint-Michel-Mont-Mercure
Postcode85700
Latitude46.8305490 (N 46° 49’ 50”)
Longitude-0.8832650 (W 0° 52’ 60”)
AltitudeFrom 119m to 290m
Surface area25.76 km²
Population2167 inhabitants
Density84 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (60 km, 49 min)
Insee code85257
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Pouzauges
DepartmentVendée
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

La Flocellière1.9 km (4 min)
Le Boupère5.9 km (9 min)
Saint-Mars-la-Réorthe6.3 km (10 min)
Les Châtelliers-Châteaumur6.7 km (11 min)
Les Epesses7 km (10 min)
Pouzauges7.3 km (10 min)
Saint-Amand-sur-Sèvre9 km (12 min)
La Pommeraie-sur-Sèvre10.4 km (14 min)
Rochetrejoux11.4 km (18 min)
Les Herbiers11.9 km (14 min)
Mallièvre12.9 km (15 min)
La Meilleraie-Tillay13.2 km (13 min)
La Petite-Boissière13.6 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

The church of Romanesque Revival style, built in the 19th century.

Hiking arrow will allow you discover the village.

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 (35 km)
Guided tour of Château de l'Oiselinière
Local flavours5 € to 10 € Gorges (44 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Beaupréau Castle Park
HikeEasy2h00Beaupréau (42 km)
Itinéraire cyclable entre Mormaison, Saint André Treize Voies et Saint Sulpice le Verdon
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h20Mormaison (44 km)
Laves Wood
HikeEasy1h00La Taillée (50 km)
Plessis Park
HikeEasy2h00Chaudron-en-Mauges (51 km)

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Hotels