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Le Puy du Fou (Les Epesses)
#1 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Escape to the Puy du Fou Park for an unforgettable trip with family or friends!Puy du Fou Park is a whirlwind of... more » Owner description: Escape to the Puy du Fou Park for an unforgettable trip with family or friends!Puy du Fou Park is a whirlwind of extraordinary shows and a real breath of fresh air far from everyday hustle and bustle. Visitors embark on journeys through time to enjoy lavish historical enactments: in one, a Viking longboat sails downriver to raid a village; in another, a jousting tournament turns into the storming of a medieval keep.Make the most of an exceptional entertainment program during the day, breath-taking shows at night, as well as 25 restaurants, 3 themed hotels and 50 hectares of pure green bliss. Days at Puy du Fou are adventure and action-packed. « less
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Le Grand Defi (Saint-Julien-des-Landes)
#2 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Opened in 2010, Le Grand Defi counts now 17 acrobatic trails ! Among them, 5 are intended to kids from 2 years old, 14 mega... more » Owner description: Opened in 2010, Le Grand Defi counts now 17 acrobatic trails ! Among them, 5 are intended to kids from 2 years old, 14 mega zip lines crossing the lake and which are "included" in the acrobatic trails (no additional fee), and 2 extremly difficult acrobatic trails intended to trained athletes.Thanks to the diversity of our acrobatic trails, the whole family can have fun !Because security is also part of our activity, all our staff members have CQPOPAH qualification and we have installed a continuous belay system on 100% of our trails. « less
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Le Passage du Gois (Beauvoir-Sur-Mer)
#3 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ile d'Yeu (Ile d'Yeu)
#4 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Islands
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#5 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Un Monde d'Aventures ! 5 Grandes activites sur un parc de 86 hectares : - Dinos et Prehistoire - Les Pirates - Les Secrets du... more » Owner description: Un Monde d'Aventures ! 5 Grandes activites sur un parc de 86 hectares : - Dinos et Prehistoire - Les Pirates - Les Secrets du Chateau - Oh! Tour du Monde - Visites « less
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Feeling Forest (Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez)
#6 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Historial de la Vendee (Les Lucs-sur-Boulogne)
#7 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Be transported in 7,000 years of the history of the Vendée, an ultramodern museum in the impressive architecture!Prehistory,... more » Owner description: Be transported in 7,000 years of the history of the Vendée, an ultramodern museum in the impressive architecture!Prehistory, Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Modern Era, Revolution and War of the Vendée, the 19th century, contemporary Vendee ... Discover history freely and become the actor of the time you cross. In the children museum, children play and learn in a place especially for them. « less
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#8 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Owner description: Dear Trippers, holidays in Vendée? Come and discover our Karting with it's 3 types of motorisations, unique in the region... more » Owner description: Dear Trippers, holidays in Vendée? Come and discover our Karting with it's 3 types of motorisations, unique in the region (With the Rotax Max).Even our English friend, Henry Easthope, the last World's Champion, came to get trained on our track and invite you to try it! 15minutes from the coast, if you're 7 years old and 4,5ft, come to discover our 2300ft long track, available for compétition! « less
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Abbaye de Nieul-sur-l'Autise (Nieul-sur-l'Autise)
#9 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: An architectural jewel of exceptional quality, highlighted by a single restauration, opens its doors for a visit between... more » Owner description: An architectural jewel of exceptional quality, highlighted by a single restauration, opens its doors for a visit between reality and virtuality.Founded in 1068, the abbey was under the protection of the dukes of Aquitaine and became Royal Abbey in 1141 by Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of France.The abbey is one of the few monastic complexes intact with its three elements: the church, the convent buildings, and the romanesque cloister entirely preserved « less
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Logis de la Chabotterie (Saint-Sulpice-le-Verdon)
#10 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Be charmed by the sweetness of life in the late 18h century in a typical residence of west-France countryside. Immerse... more » Owner description: Be charmed by the sweetness of life in the late 18h century in a typical residence of west-France countryside. Immerse yourself in the rustic and delicate furnished rooms that seem still inhabited ...The French garden offers fresh perspectives on the park's, its labyrinth and its timber.Site of the arrest of General Charette in 1796, the Chabotterie marks the end of the War in the Vendée. Permanent show on this period. « less
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Noirmoutier Kite (Fromentine)
#11 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Sports Camps/ Clinics
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#12 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Zoos
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Vendee Miniature (Bretignolles Sur Mer)
#13 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Specialty Museums
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Nieul-sur-l'Autise (Fontenay-le-Comte)
#14 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Sites
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#15 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Castles
Owner description: The largest medieval fortress in the region, wonderful shows and entertainments, conservatory and medieval war machines... more » Owner description: The largest medieval fortress in the region, wonderful shows and entertainments, conservatory and medieval war machines unique in Europe!This castle of Gilles de Rais, companion of Jeanne d’Arc, since the twelfth century occupies a strategic position on the borders of the old provinces of Anjou, Brittany and Poitou.Fascinating, the castle is full of secrets and inspired the legend of Bluebeard... « less
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Le Haras de la Vendee (La Roche-sur-Yon)
#16 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Enter the intimacy of the relations between Man and horse. Discover the only conservatory of horses in the world, and the... more » Owner description: Enter the intimacy of the relations between Man and horse. Discover the only conservatory of horses in the world, and the unique expertise of saddlers and marshal-shoeings of the Haras nationaux.Located in a park in the heart of La Roche-sur-Yon, the Haras de la Vendée is dedicated to the equestrian arts. It reveals the secrets of life of the horse with horse shows, interactive educational workshops, master classes and artists. « less
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Explora Parc (Saint-Jean-de-Monts)
#17 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Parks
Owner description: Come and enjoy Explora Parc, live an amazing experience and get some strong sensations!!! Base jump, 8 tracks, ziplines,... more » Owner description: Come and enjoy Explora Parc, live an amazing experience and get some strong sensations!!! Base jump, 8 tracks, ziplines, climbing walls. Every thing to have fun while doing some sports!! « less
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#18 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Sites
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Vendee Kart (La Jonchere)
#19 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Laser Game Noirmoutier (Noirmoutier en l'Ile)
#20 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Zoo des Sables (Les Sables-d'Olonne)
#21 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Zoos
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Chateau de Talmont-Saint-Hilaire (Talmont Saint Hilaire)
#22 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Castles
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Le Moulin de Raire (Sallertaine)
#23 of 120 attractions in Vendee
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L'Ile aux Papillons (La Gueriniere)
#24 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Pole Nautique (Notre Dame de Monts)
#25 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Owner description: Pole Boating Notre Dame de Monts offers all year, yachting, sailing, canoeing kayaking, along coast ...State of qualified... more » Owner description: Pole Boating Notre Dame de Monts offers all year, yachting, sailing, canoeing kayaking, along coast ...State of qualified instructors will be there to welcome you and share their passion. « less
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Abbaye de Maillezais (Maillezais)
#26 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Discover the largest site of the Marais Poitevin and cathedral builders in the heart of exceptional remains!Fortress,... more » Owner description: Discover the largest site of the Marais Poitevin and cathedral builders in the heart of exceptional remains!Fortress, cathedral and abbey, the Benedictine Abbey St Pierre founded 1000 years ago by the powerful Duke of Aquitaine William the Great, bore the marks of the history of art.Overlooking the marsh's canals dug by the monks, the cloister, the underground reserves and the church emerge from the soil in an original dynamic recovery. « less
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Memorial de la Vendee (Les Lucs-sur-Boulogne)
#27 of 120 attractions in Vendee
  • Very Moving 03/25/2014
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Les Marais Salants de Vie (Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez)
#28 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Bodies of Water
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Le Mont Des Alouettes (Les Herbiers)
#29 of 120 attractions in Vendee
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#30 of 120 attractions in Vendee
Category: Museums
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