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Le Puy du Fou (Les Epesses)
Ranked #1 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: The Puy du Fou features a multitude of spectacular shows, adventures for the whole family and new astonishments every year.... more » Owner description: The Puy du Fou features a multitude of spectacular shows, adventures for the whole family and new astonishments every year. Experience different centuries surrounded by unspoilt countryside and an even more exciting time staying in one of the Puy du Fou's four original hotels. At the Puy du Fou, history is waiting for you! « less
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Le Grand Defi (Saint-Julien-des-Landes)
Ranked #2 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement 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)
Ranked #3 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Les Marais Salants de Vie (Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez)
Ranked #5 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Abbaye de Nieul-sur-l'Autise (Nieul-sur-l'Autise)
Ranked #6 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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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Ile d'Yeu (Ile d'Yeu)
Ranked #7 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
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Feeling Forest (Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez)
Ranked #8 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Historial de la Vendee (Les Lucs-sur-Boulogne)
Ranked #9 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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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Explora Parc (Saint-Jean-de-Monts)
Ranked #10 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Nature and 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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Ranked #11 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
Owner description: From Maillezais Vieux Port, the Embarcadere de l'Abbaye offer you a boat tour to discover the Poitevin March, with a guide or... more » Owner description: From Maillezais Vieux Port, the Embarcadere de l'Abbaye offer you a boat tour to discover the Poitevin March, with a guide or on your own boat, canoe or bike. Let the Green Venice cast its spell on you with its green landscapes and waterways, its history, wildlife, flora and traditions... From a traditional boat tour, a boat tour and a walk on the dykes or an early/late boat tour to an outing with a specialist or a picnic amidst the Venise Verte, so called Green Venice, the marsh offers you endless possibilities. « less
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Ranked #12 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Castles; Landmarks
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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Nieul-sur-l'Autise (Fontenay-le-Comte)
Ranked #13 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Indian Forest (Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits)
Ranked #14 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Cairn, Centre de la Prehistoire (Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret)
Ranked #15 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #16 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Zoos
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Logis de la Chabotterie (Saint-Sulpice-le-Verdon)
Ranked #17 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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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Vendee Miniature (Bretignolles Sur Mer)
Ranked #18 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Le Haras de la Vendee (La Roche-sur-Yon)
Ranked #19 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Horseback Riding Stables
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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Abbaye de Maillezais (Maillezais)
Ranked #20 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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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Ranked #21 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #22 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Museums
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Zoo des Sables (Les Sables-d'Olonne)
Ranked #24 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Zoos
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Le Moulin de Raire (Sallertaine)
Ranked #25 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Chateau de Talmont-Saint-Hilaire (Talmont Saint Hilaire)
Ranked #26 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Castles; Landmarks
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L'Ile aux Papillons (La Gueriniere)
Ranked #27 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Potager Extraordinaire (La Mothe Achard)
Ranked #28 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #29 of 106 attractions in Vendee
Category: Nature and Parks
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Marais Salants (Talmont Saint Hilaire)
Ranked #30 of 106 attractions in Vendee
  • Nothing special 07/02/2013
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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