Come and experience the charm of the Vendée and its cultural heritage! The Vendée proudly presents its tourist attractions which include châteaux, windmills, abbeys, priories, nature reserves and theme parks.
Looking for excitement? Look no further than the Puy du Fou theme park and the Cinéscénie.
LA CITÉ DES OISEAUXLES LANDES-GENUSSON
Bird reserve belonging to the Vendée Department with three lakes. This reserve, 30 minutes from the Puy du Fou hosts a wide diversity of birds (museum, observatories and footpaths)
OBSERVATOIRE D'OISEAUX ET SORTIES NATUREL'ILE-D'OLONNE
The site commands a breathtaking panoramic view across the Olonne marshes. With more than 180 species of birds spotted by our observatory, the marshes ar one of the richest wetlands in the Vendée in terms of migratory birds. Must-sees: avocets, shelducks, egrets, birds of prey. On site: guided tour, binoculars, naturalist shop. In summer, the ADEV proposes Nature Excursions in the Pays d'Olonne region (twilight, flora, insects, bird drawing.).
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!
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.
Between seas and oceans, between hot and cold water, a living world drags you down to the depths ... Enter in Sealand, enter in the aquatic world. You are now at the Land of the Seas! To the sound of a strange music, Neptune will present you the fantastic universe of the underwater fauna and flora. Discover this wonderful spectacle, and dream for as long as you want in this fabulous universe made of silence and colours. 500,000 liters of sea water, 200 meters of paths, 200 species and 1,000 animals. Open every day from February 7th to November, 11th 2016, 10am - 12:30pm and 2pm - 7pm. In summer, non-stop opening from 10am to 8pm. Sea lion show at 10:45am, 3pm and 4:30pm. Visit length: 1h30. Groups (50 people maximum). Prices: Adults: 13 euros, Children under 11 years old: 10 euro