Discover the Marais Breton Vendéen
The Vendée is known for its beautiful sandy beaches. But did you know that here, you can admire breathtaking natural sites? Lovers of wide open spaces will love their getaway on the coast of light.
The Marais Breton Vendéen, what is it? The latter extends over 45,000 hectares of canals. Come and discover this preserved natural wealth.
On foot, by bicycle or by canoe, there are many ways to discover the fauna and flora of the marshes.
The canoe will allow you to navigate on the canals and to observe unusual points of view. Following the canals, you will arrive at different ports. These small atypical ports are worth a visit. Don’t miss the Port du Bec, also known as “the little Chinese port”. It is one of the first ports of the Bourgneuf Bay in terms of oyster farming.
After the effort, the comfort. Some ports offer oyster bars. The opportunity to enjoy delicious seafood with a glass of white wine, while living a timeless experience.
All around the canals, bicycle paths have been built. This soothing and rejuvenating walk will allow you to admire an exceptional fauna and flora. Discover the salt marshes, where the salt workers will work the salt in front of your eyes in an ancestral way. A pleasant and fun activity for both children and adults.
To know everything about the marshes, make a stop at Le Daviaud. This museum offers you a real return to the past. Live a unique experience in total immersion in the life of the Maraîchins. Visit a traditional bourrine and learn more about the daily life.
The Marais Breton Vendéen is a real invitation to discover. You’ll be amazed and leave with a lot of memories!