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Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée
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Geographical information

MunicipalityTalmont-Saint-Hilaire
Postcode85440
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Latitude46.4661020 (N 46° 27’ 58”)
Longitude-1.6182610 (W 1° 37’ 6”)
Surface area89.53 km²
Population7444 inhabitants
Density83 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (30 km, 34 min)
Insee code85288
IntercommunalityCC du Talmondais
DepartmentVendée
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Vincent-sur-Jard9.2 km (11 min)
Jard-sur-Mer9.3 km (14 min)
Grosbreuil9.4 km (11 min)
Saint-Hilaire-la-Forêt9.9 km (11 min)
Avrillé10.2 km (11 min)
Poiroux10.2 km (11 min)
Sainte-Foy10.8 km (14 min)
Château-d'Olonne13.1 km (15 min)
Le Girouard14.4 km (17 min)
Saint-Avaugourd-des-Landes14.6 km (14 min)
Nieul-le-Dolent15.3 km (14 min)
La Chapelle-Achard15.5 km (16 min)
Longeville-sur-Mer15.7 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Photos

Walk the ramparts of the castle of Richard the Lionheart
Walk the ramparts of the castle of Richard the Lionheart
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St. Peter's Church - 1901
St. Peter's Church - 1901
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The Veillon beach under a winter mist
The Veillon beach under a winter mist
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hiking path along the river Payré
hiking path along the river Payré
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These terns are on a protected site
These terns are on a protected site
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The estuary of Payré at low tide in January
The estuary of Payré at low tide in January
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Port Bourgenay
Port Bourgenay
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Entee port Bourgenay
Entee port Bourgenay
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Castle of Richard the Lionheart 1030-1040
Castle of Richard the Lionheart 1030-1040
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Underground cooler to store supplies
Underground cooler to store supplies
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Talmont-Saint-Hilaire and castle
Talmont-Saint-Hilaire and castle
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Well the keep carved into the rock
Well the keep carved into the rock
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Secret Passage in the dungeon
Secret Passage in the dungeon
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staircase giving access to the apartments of the lord
staircase giving access to the apartments of the lord
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Castle on the orders of Richelieu was dismantled in 1628
Castle on the orders of Richelieu was dismantled in 1628
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Apartments Richard the Lionheart
Apartments Richard the Lionheart
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Location lookout Castle
Location lookout Castle
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The keep, the gate tower and access to wells
The keep, the gate tower and access to wells
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staircase Screw the dungeon
staircase Screw the dungeon
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Talmont saw the dungeon
Talmont saw the dungeon
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Port of Guittière, tasting mussels
Port of Guittière, tasting mussels
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Nature reserve for migratory birds
Nature reserve for migratory birds
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St. Peter's Church - 1901
St. Peter's Church - 1901
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Church St. Hilaire near the cemetery
Church St. Hilaire near the cemetery
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Choir and altar dedicated to Saint Hilaire
Choir and altar dedicated to Saint Hilaire
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A nice little walk to the lake of Talmont
A nice little walk to the lake of Talmont
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The wind is rising, the seas are ... storm warning!
The wind is rising, the seas are ... storm warning!
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Port of Guittière, park of maturing oysters
Port of Guittière, park of maturing oysters
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bicycle hire along the ocean
Sports sensations10 € Jard-sur-Mer (6.7 km)
Tandem parachute jump in Vendée
Sports sensations280 € Château-d'Olonne (8.2 km)
Jet ski hire, no licence needed
Sports sensations25 € to 240 € Les Sables-d'Olonne (13.6 km)
Jet Ski hire at Sables d’Olonne
Sports sensations110 € to 260 € Les Sables-d'Olonne (13.6 km)
Enamel artist course
Arts and Crafts45 € to 65 € Ars-en-Ré (30 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Lock trail
HikeEasy2h00Olonne-sur-Mer (21 km)
Le Grand Parcours trail
HikeIntermediate4h00Brem-sur-Mer (21 km)
Mountain biking trail in Brem-sur-Mer
Cycling itineraryIntermediate3h00Brem-sur-Mer (21 km)
Circuit n°7 - la chaize giraud
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate50 minLandevieille (25 km)
Circuit n°2 - l'aiguillon sur vie
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h10L'Aiguillon-sur-Vie (26 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels