Châteaux and Monuments
LE LOGIS DE LA CHABOTTERIEMONTREVERD
18th-century home in Saint-Sulpice-le-Verdon in Vendée, 20 minutes from La Roche sur Yon. Visit the furnished rooms. Place of arrest of General Charette in 1796. Show trail and French walled garden. 45 minutes from Puy du Fou.
HARAS DE LA VENDÉELA ROCHE-SUR-YON
Come and share our passion for horses at the Haras de la Vendée, set in a 12-acre park in the heart of La Roche-sur-Yon.
MAISON DU MAÎTRE DE DIGUESCHAILLE-LES-MARAIS
Recognised by the Regional Natural Park of Marais Poitevin, the Dykes master house presents the story of a territory. Children's games booklet (7 years +). Animals on site. 30 minutes from La Rochelle. Marais poitevin: dried marshes.
LE CHATEAU DE TIFFAUGESTIFFAUGES
Greatest western medieval fortress in Tiffauges en Vendée, 20 minutes from Puy du Fou and 25 minutes from the Clisson valley: show, 3D film, crossbow shooting. Unique in the world: the largest collection of war machines in operation!
CHÂTEAU DES ESSARTSESSARTS EN BOCAGE
The Essarts chateau spans 2000 years of history. Roman sacrificial mound, it became a chateau mound from the 9th to 11th centuries. Fortified enclosure and 12th century Saracen tower. Carriage entrance and 16th century Renaissance home
CHATEAU DE LA CHEVALLERIESAINTE-GEMME-LA-PLAINE
La Chevallerie takes its name from the large Commandery of Knights Templar posted here. It is the property of powerful families close to the Kings and Queens of France.