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Vendée a territory to discover

Visiter la Vendée La Barre de Monts/Fromentine
Marais salants à Saint Jean de Monts en Vendée
Huitres et pêche à la Barre de Monts / Saint Jean de Monts

Unique natural sites in Vendée

Marais des Pays de Monts

Largest marsh in France

The largest marsh in France, the salt marsh covers 112,000 hectares just a few km from the campsite resort. This verdant nature rich in flora and fauna offers a perfect setting for true rest and relaxation. The marsh is divided into three worlds:

  • the wet marsh, also nicknamed the “Green Venice” is
  • the desiccated marsh has exceptional biodiversity
  • the Bay of Aiguillon is the home of migratory waterfowl

The cove and its legends

The Corniche vendéenne is marked by three places of interest known for their history and legend. You will see the five rocks that make up Les Cinq Pineaux by the sea; a marine cave also called the Devil’s Hole and you will be able to reach, along the cove, the viewpoint of Arrondeau, from which you can admire the cove.

Saint Jean de Monts en Vendée

The best sightseeing in Vendée

ile penotte les sables d'olonne

The frescoes of Penotte Island

No need to take the boat to visit Penotte Island! This unusual neighborhood is located in the Sables d’Olonne. The walls of its narrow alleys are adorned with frescoes in coloured shells.

The Castle of Tiffauges

The castle of Tiffauges, built in 1422, has a unique conservatory of medieval war machines and has preserved important remains. Relive the history of the castle through a visit and the many shows on offer.

chateau tiffauges vendee

Le Puy du Fou: a must-see

Puy du fou en Vendée

Every year, the Puy du Fou attracts more than 2.3 million visitors! It is renowned for the quality of the cinema, the extraordinary show accompanied by a sublime fireworks display.

Immerse yourself in the unique worlds of the 3 must-see shows:

  • You will experience an incredible odyssey with the show “The Mystery of Perugia”
  • Follow in the footsteps of the heroic fate of General of the Vendée War in “The Last Panache”.
  • Return to the 5th century of the Roman Empire with the “First Kingdom”.