Saint-michel-en-l'herm Tourism, France

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Saint-Michel-en-l'Herm is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France. One of the most famous landmarks in this area is the Abbey of Saint-Michel-en-l'Herm. The history of the abbey traces back to 682 AD when it was constructed by the benedictine monks from Noirmoutier. In 1569, Protestants attacked the abbey and killed approximately 200 monks dwelling within the walls of this structure. The motives of the attack are still being debated, but one main theory is that the Protestants came to seek the treasure and manuscripts left hidden in the abbey by the Bishop of Luçon.


If you are looking for travel information of Saint-michel-en-l'herm in France, you've come to the right place. Saint-michel-en-l'herm is located at a short trip away from Angers a major city in France. Add Angers to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Chateau D' Angers, Chateau De Serrant, Cathedrale St-maurice. Tour packages of Saint-michel-en-l'herm are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Saint-michel-en-l'herm*

  • Pollution Statistics in Saint-michel-en-l'herm

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    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Saint-michel-en-l'herm: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Saint-michel-en-l'herm for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Saint-michel-en-l'herm.

    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
  • Living in Saint-michel-en-l'herm - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 96.09 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.1 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 75 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 83.33 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.29 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Saint-michel-en-l'herm

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Saint-michel-en-l'herm

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.24 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.59 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 107.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 95.3 USD

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