Like green countryside by the sea, rich in 9 municipalities, our Pays des Achards is ideally located in Vendée halfway between La Roche-sur-Yon (20 km) and Les Sables d'Olonne (17 km), only 15 minutes from the Atlantic coast. To prepare your itinerary, here are the options available to you, depending on your means of transport.
The Pays des Achards is crossed by the 2×2 lanes D160. The the A83 or A87 motorway, head towards La Roche-sur-Yon, then Les Sables d'Olonne. Our territory is located at 4h30 from Paris, 1h30 from Nantes and La Rochelle and 3h from Bordeaux.
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How to come from Nantes?
- A83 motorway, direction Bordeaux ➜ A87 motorway, direction La Roche sur Yon ➜ D160 ➜ Exit D21, direction La Mothe Achard / Brétignolles sur Mer.
How to come from Angers?
- A87 motorway, direction La Roche sur Yon / Niort / Cholet ➜ D160 ➜ Exit D21, direction La Mothe Achard / Brétignolles sur Mer.
How to come from Paris?
- Motorway A10 then A11, Paris ➜ Le Mans ➜ Angers ➜ A87 ➜ D160 ➜ Exit D21, direction La Mothe Achard / Brétignolles sur Mer.
How to come from the South West?
- A83 motorway, Niort, exit 6 ➜ Les Sables d'Olonne / La Roche sur Yon ➜ A87, direction Angers / Cholet / Nantes / Les Sables ➜ D160 ➜ Exit D21, direction La Mothe Achard / Brétignolles sur Mer.
By taxi from the Pays des Achards
From Nantes or La Roche-sur-Yon, take line 8 of the TER buses in the direction of Les Sables d'Olonne. Find all the timetables and rates – Tel: 0 810 324 324
To come by train, take line 8 of the TER (indicate La Mothe-Achard station): Les Sables d'Olonne – La Mothe-Achard / Nantes.
- La Mothe-Achard Station
- La Roche-sur-Yon station 20 km away and Les Sables d'Olonne station 17 km away
For more information : TER Pays de la Loire – Tel: 0 810 324 324
- Nantes-Atlantique International Airport 80 km away – Tel. : 08 92 56 88 00 – www.nantes.aeroport.fr
- La Rochelle Airport 90 km away – Tel. : 08 92 23 01 03 – www.larochelle.aeroport.fr