Visiting attractions in France Loire Valley Vendée

Visiting attractions in France Vendee, zoo, aquarium, museum, salt

Visiting the historical Vendee as well as the natural wonders thanks to various sites on the Vendee coast

Natural history museum of the shell

Visiting 45 000 shells of the whole world presented in 230 display cases. You will find also a shark area, naturalized animals (crustacean, fish…), of starfish, corals, sponges, the sea urchins.

Les Sables d’Olonne, 8 rue du Maréchal Leclerc (fishing port)

Zoo at Les Sables d’Olonne

Les Sables d’Olonne Zoo takes part in the safeguard of species threatened by:

  • developing programs of breeding;
  • supporting nature projects throughout the world (in collaboration with the Zoo de Doué).

Les Sables d’Olonne – Lake of Tanchet, the embankments

Automobile museum of the France Vendee

Visiting The automobile museum of the Vendee:

  • holds two centuries of history and passion;
  • with a collection of more than 150 vehicles.

Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, road of Les Sables d’Olonne

Butterfly island

In the heart of a greenhouse with the temperature maintained at 26°, you will walk in the middle of hundreds of butterflies Visiting attractions in France Le Gois Noirmloutierflying with complete freedom among the tropical plants and flowers.

A film supplements the visit.

Island of Noirmoutier – Zone of activities of Mandeliers, Guérinière

CAIRN : Prehistoric Centre

Visiting The CAIRN (Archaeological Research and Initiation Centre of the Neolithic era) is an interactive museum making it possible:

  • to have answers to all your prehistoric questions;
  • thanks to high quality animations.

Thus the visitors can initiate themselves with:

  • the ling-shot;
  • the lighting of a fire;
  • the size of flint, bonework the polishing of stones…

Within a 3 hectare area, you will visit a Neolithic house in cob and reeds as well as a dolmen under  construction.
The inside includes an exhibition room showing the Neolithic era and the megaliths, with audio-visual animations, models and a specialized bookshop.

Saint-Hilaire-La-Foret – Street Courolle

Sealand the aquarium

Discover the wildlife of the cold seas, the sea-lions, warm water creatures and the video scope.

Noirmoutier, the old por

Bourrine du Bois Juquaud Museum

A collection of mud houses, covered in reeds, which testify to the life in the Vendean Breton Marsh at the beginning of last century?

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, 4 chemin du Bois JuquaudVisiting attractions in France salt marshe

The Vendean Breton Marsh Museum

Come to discover the natural and human history of the Vendean Breton Marsh.

Barre-de-Monts, Daviaud

Salt works by boat

Guided tour of approximately 2h30. An 8 km boat trip, a visit to the garden of the Salt works where the salt makers will welcome you. After the demonstration of salt harvesting, your walk continues…

Les Sables d’Olonne, Olona port

The Abbey Sainte Croix Museum

The museum shelters collections of both modern and contemporary art.
Les Sables d’Olonne, street of Verdun

– Attention, certain sites are visited only in summer –

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