Local Area

Voies Vertes

Deux-Sevres and Vendee contain a number of cycle routes, with a variety of routes and lengths for all experience levels

www.af3v.org

Boca-Speed

Boca Speed Moncoutant

Just a stone's throw away you'll find Boca Speed Moncoutant, a fantastic karting circuit for individuals and groups

www.bocaspeed.fr

alpacas

Argenton Alpacas

Less than an hour away is the alpaca farm run by Tony and Kit, who are always more than happy to arrange a tour and introduce you to their friendly animals

www.argentonalpacas.eu

sevre autruche

Sevre Autruche

Nearby there is an ostrich farm, open 9 months of the year for tours and visits

www.sevre-autruche.fr

Local Vineyards

The Véndée is also an up and coming wine producing area, with vineyards as little as 30 minutes away, e.g. the village of Pissotte. A larger area, Mareuil sur Lay-Dissais, is an hour away

pissotte Cycling Vouvant

Vouvant

Just 20 minutes away is the medieval village of Vouvant, dominated by the 11th Century church, Melusine tower, and ramparts

www.vendee-guide.co.uk

St mesmin

Château de Saint-Mesmin

Also within a 20 minute drive is the Chateau of St Mesmin, which was built in 1370. The chapel and parts of the tower are open to the public, and they even host banquets on the fourth Sunday of the month

www.chateau-saintmesmin.com

Air vendee

Air Vendee Loisirs

Take a pleasure flight over the picturesque Vendee, with Air Vendee Loisirs, which is only 10km away

http://air-vendee-loisirs.chez-alice.fr/

During the summer months, there are Féte's and Vide Greniers (car boot sale equivalent) every weekend. There is also horse riding and trekking in any direction

 

There is a good selection of local restaurants in any direction

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