Stay around the Puy du Fou

Here, you will find all the ideas for visits and excursions around the Domaine. A land of historical heritage and legends, the Vendée Valley is proud to have the Grand Parc du Puy du Fou® on its territory, but also many tourist sites related to history: the Refuge de Grasla, the Logis de la Chabotterie, the Tiffauges castle… Vendée Valley is also where you can enjoy the great outdoors with natural history, sea and river activities… Discover our interactive map.

49 minutes away

Les Machines de l'Ile

An unprecedented artistic project, at the crossroads between Jules Verne's "invented worlds" and Leonardo Da Vinci's mechanical universe... The operators give life to machines they will set into motion. Follow this tour&show rythmed by the waking-up of machines transforming into animals or monsters.
Parc des Chantiers, Bd Léon Bureau
44200 Nantes
37 minutes away

Domaine de l'Epinay

Cyrille and Vincent Paquereau come from a long line of Clisson winemakers. Trust them to give you a great tasting of their Muscadet and an impressive tour of their trade as well as of the values they implement in their wine growing.
20 Route de la Sablette
44190 Clisson
Sur une journée

L'Aquarium de Noirmoutier

Entre mer et ocean, entre eau chaude et eau froide un monde vivant vous entraîne vers les profondeurs…
Le vieux port
Rue de l'Écluse
85330 Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
Full-day excursion

Océanile

Océanile, the water park in the island of Noirmoutier will flood you in great sensations. The Raft and the Tube await you for exeptional sensations!
Site des Oudinières
Route de Noirmoutier
85740 Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
24 minutes away

Restaurant Le Bistronome

Bistronomy is the art of mixing original and daring dishes. Bistronomers love to share a fine glass of wine with their meal, in the company of good friends.
Open every day except Sunday and Wednesday evenings and Mondays.
2 Rue de Nantes
85600 Saint-Hilaire-de-Loulay
30 minutes away

Tiffauges et le Château de Gilles de Rais

The Tiffauges castle is the region's largest medieval site. It boasts a stunning conservatory of still operational medieval war machines, a unique museum of its kind in Europe.
Château de Tiffauges
85130 Tiffauges
20 minutes away

Restaurant La Digue

Enjoy this restaurant's warm decoration and pleasant terrace overlooking the water, and discover their homemade cooking, in harmony with the beauty of the place.
9 Rue des Abreuvoirs
85600 Montaigu
20-30 minutes away

Chouettes Balades

The mobile app gives you access to digital interactive walks and hikes to help you discover Rocheservières and associated municipalities. 3 types of walks: a treasure hunt in Rocheservière, a discovery trail in St Philbert-de-Bouaine and a games circuit in Saint André Treize Voies.

>Download the app


15 minutes away

La Maison de la Rivière

Anouk’s word: “The boat ride with the guide was just too cool. You discover the secrets of the river in an old watermill.”
Rue du Lavoir
85600 Saint-Georges-de-Montaigu
20-30 minutes away

Chouettes Balades

The mobile app gives you access to digital interactive walks and hikes to help you discover Rocheservières and associated municipalities. 3 types of walks: a treasure hunt in Rocheservière, a discovery trail in St Philbert-de-Bouaine and a games circuit in Saint André Treize Voies.

>Download the app


26 minutes away

L'Entrepôt

Walking the streets of La Gaubretière in Vendée, you will certainly stumble on the mural of L’ENTREPOT. This factory outlet sells past collections at a reduced price: 40 to 60% less expensive than in the regular shops!
38 Rue du Commandant Sauvageot
85 130 La Gaubretière
26 minutes away

La Cité des Oiseaux

Audric’s word on the city of birds: “Hiding in the birdwatch outposts, you observe the birds, it’s great!”
Les Boucheries
85130 Les Landes Genusson
20-30 minutes away

Chouettes Balades

The mobile app gives you access to digital interactive walks and hikes to help you discover Rocheservières and associated municipalities. 3 types of walks: a treasure hunt in Rocheservière, a discovery trail in St Philbert-de-Bouaine and a games circuit in Saint André Treize Voies.

>Download the app


On horseback!

Horse riding in the Bocage Vendéen!

We welcome horse riders wishing to stopover at l’Oiselière! The Bocage Vendéen has 300 km of marked horse trails. Discover the Pays de Chantonnay circuit.
7 minutes from the Domaine de l’Oiselière

L’Etang equestrian farm:

Marina and Régis will welcome you for horse riding lessons and tours.
85250 Chavagnes en Paillers
37 minutes away

La Brasserie Mélusine

The brewery Brasserie Mélusine opened its doors in 2001. It brews exclusively traditional and 100% natural beers.
ZA la Barboire
85500 Chambretaud
5 minutes away

Le refuge de Grasla

Direct access from Domaine de l’Oiselière on foot or by bike! 
Audric’s word: “After a bike ride, we had a nice stop to discover this village with a unique history at the heart of the French revolution!”
Using the mobile app, take a tour of the forest of Grasla and answer the riddles on the Vendée war.
Contact email : refugedegrasla@wanadoo.fr
Chambord, 85260 Les Brouzils
16 minutes away

Logis de la Chabotterie

The Logis de la Chabotterie is an opportunity to discover the joys of living in the countryside at the end of the 18th century. This is where General Charette was arrested in 1796 and this place is a landmark of the end of the Vendée War. Walk through a multimedia area to discover the stages of the Vendée revolt, from the seeds of the uprising to the execution of Charette.
Château de la Chabotterie
85260 Saint-Sulpice-le-Verdon
19 minutes away

La Bultière, water sports center

Lalaïna's words: “ Since the Summer of 2015 the water sports center has offered new environment-friendly nautical activities with canoes, stand-up paddles to rent or excursions supervised by an instructor, the opportunity to spend a moment with family or friends in an exceptional environment.”
Les Grassières
85250 Chavagnes-en-Paillers
30 minutes away

Le Golf des Alouettes

You will love the beautiful rolling hills of this golf course!
La Charilliere
85500 Les Herbiers
9 minutes away

La Salette

A testimonial to parish life at the end of the 19th century, this site is ripe with surprises, in consideration both of the materials used and the architecural program deployed!
85250 La Rabatelière
5 minutes away

The Chedanière farm

Direct access from Le Domaine de l'Oiselière, on foot or by bike! 
Joël Guerin welcomes you in his farm and guides you for a visit of the duck farm, where ducklings and ducks roam freely. End the visit on a friendly gastronomic note with a product tasting (foie gras, black pudding, pâté, potted meat, dried duck breast, etc.).
85250 Chavagnes en Paillers
By bike from the Domaine de l’Oiselière!

De Chavagnes-en-Paillers à Grasla

You will stroll through the small country roads and lanes in the heart of the Bocage before ending your tour in the Forest of Grasla. Following this trail, you will discover baroque monuments and exotic gardens overlooking the Maine river, along a road with beautiful green landscapes and pleasant slopes.
39 minutes away

Le Parc du Puy du Fou®

Much more than a traditional amusement park Le Puy du Fou has been awarded the title of best entertainment park in the world! Come to Le Puy du Fou for a unique experience completely different from what other amusement parks have to offer: a magnificent show that takes you back through the centuries. The ideal place for an unforgettable family trip..
Puy du Fou
85590 Les Epesses
5 minutes away

Délices des sens

Angélique welcomes you in this relaxing and friendly place. Come alone or with your partner and enjoy a pleasant moment in the wellness area. Let the expert hands of aesthetics and relaxation professionals take care of you.
6 Rue des Trois Fontaines
85140 Chauché
24 minutes away

L' Historial de la Vendée

In Elisabeth's words: “An original concept because the museum is an "evolving" museum. The history of the Vendée is visited in a very modern and very playful way. The museum's incredible architecture is an absolute must!”
Allée Paul Bazin
85170 Les Lucs-sur-Boulogne
25 minutes away

The Water Sports Center of La Roche-Sur-Yon

Enjoy outdoor activities with double-handed or single-handed dinghies, catamarans and windsurfing (from the age of 12) on this safe 150 hectare pond where everyone can confidently try nautical sports in total peace.
Base de Moulin-Papon
85000 La Roche-sur-Yon
1 hour away

Centre Minier de Faymoreau

South of the Bocage Vendéen, the Centre Minier de Faymoreau (mining center of Faymoreau) tells the incredible story of 130 years of coal mining in the Vendée and Deux sèvres.
Rue la Cour
85240 Faymoreau
23 minutes away

Shopping at the Flâneries

Hailed as the biggest Vendée shopping mall, the Flâneries is a nest of 51 boutiques located at the entrance of La Roche-sur-Yon.  Enjoy a great shopping experience at the Flâneries!
Route de Nantes
85 000 La Roche-sur-Yon
21 minutes away

Cinéma Cinéville

In case of rain, a good movie is always a great alternative!
Rue François Cevert
85 000 La Roche-sur-Yon
24 minutes away

City Zèbres

City Zèbres is the largest indoor recreation site in Vendée. Located near the Flâneries in La Roche-sur-Yon, it welcomes your children for fun and activites suited to their age.
Rue Benjamin Franklin
85000 La Roche-sur-Yon
Full-day excursion

Le grand défi

Located in an exceptional site, our 23 circuits are accessible to all, starting with visitors as young as 2. Come enjoy abseiling above the ponds, the Vendée's biggest paintball circuit, a 18-hole disc golf , pony rides and orientation trails.
40 rue de l'étoile
85150 St Julien des Landes
32 minutes away

Haras de la Vendée

Discover the Haras de la Vendée, an exceptional stud farm in the heart of La Roche sur Yon. It is the world's unique horse conservatory!
Haras de la Vendée
120 Boulevard des États Unis
85000 La Roche-sur-Yon
40 minutes away

Mourat vineyards

Vignobles Mourat is the history of a Vendée winemakers' family dedicated to the true expression of their grape variety in its terroir. Hard work, good cheer and an endless source of great ideas and challenges have enabled this vineyard to extend and reach its current size.
Route de la Roche-sur-Yon
85320 Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais
53 minutes away

Zoo

The Sables-d’Olonne zoo is located a few steps away from the beaches of the Sables-d’Olonne in the Rudelière district. It is part of the European Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Route du Tour de France
85100 Les Sables-d'Olonne
53 minutes away

Indian Forest

The Indian Forest is an amusement park located in Vendée at Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits. Enjoy great sensations in this adventure park! 
Le Bois Lambert
Le Bernard BP4
85540 Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits

Nature and Discovery

Le refuge de Grasla

5 minutes away

Direct access from Domaine de l’Oiselière on foot or by bike!

Audric’s word: “After a bike ride, we had a nice stop to discover this village with a unique history at the heart of the French revolution!”

Chambord 85260 Les Brouzils

On horseback!

Horse riding in the Bocage Vendéen!

We welcome horse riders wishing to stopover at l’Oiselière!

The Bocage Vendéen has 300 km of marked horse trails. Discover the Pays de Chantonnay circuit.

L’Etang equestrian farm: 7 minutes from the Domaine de l’Oiselière, Marina and Régis will welcome you for horse riding lessons and tours.

85250 Chavagnes en Paillers

Using the mobile app, take a tour of the forest of Grasla and answer the riddles on the Vendée war.

85260 Les Brouzils

refugedegrasla@wanadoo.fr

“Chouettes Balades”

20-30 minutes away

The mobile app gives you access to digital interactive walks and hikes to help you discover Rocheservières and associated municipalities.

3 types of walks: a treasure hunt in Rocheservière, a discovery trail in St Philbert-de-Bouaine and a games circuit in Saint André Treize Voies.

Download the app

85620 Rocheserviere

La Cité des Oiseaux

26 minutes away

Audric’s word on the city of birds: “Hiding in the birdwatch outposts, you observe the birds, it’s great!”

Les Boucheries 85130 Les Landes Genusson

La Maison de la Rivière

15 minutes away

Anouk’s word: “The boat ride with the guide was just too cool. You discover the secrets of the river in an old watermill.”

Rue du Lavoir 85600 Saint-Georges-de-Montaigu

By bike from the Domaine de l’Oiselière!

You will stroll through the small country roads and lanes in the heart of the Bocage before ending your tour in the Forest of Grasla. Following this trail, you will discover baroque monuments and exotic gardens overlooking the Maine river, along a road with beautiful green landscapes and pleasant slopes.

Zoo

53 minutes away

The Sables-d’Olonne zoo is located a few steps away from the beaches of the Sables-d’Olonne in the Rudelière district. It is part of the European Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Route du Tour de France 85100 Les Sables-d’Olonne

Indian Forest

53 minutes away

The Indian Forest is an amusement park located in Vendée at Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits. Enjoy great sensations in this adventure park!

Le Bois Lambert Le Bernard BP4 85540 Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits

Aquarium

49 minutes away

Between sea and ocean, warm and cold water, take a deep dive with sea and ocean life…

The old Port Rue de l’Écluse 85330 Noirmoutier-en-l’Île

Heritage and History

Parc du Puy du Fou®

39 minutes away

Much more than a traditional amusement park Le Puy du Fou has been awarded the title of best entertainment park in the world!

Come to Le Puy du Fou for a unique experience completely different from what other amusement parks have to offer: a magnificent show that takes you back through the centuries. The ideal place for an unforgettable family trip.

Puy du Fou 85590 Les Epesses

In Elisabeth’s words: “An original concept because the museum is an “evolving” museum. The history of the Vendée is visited in a very modern and very playful way. The museum’s incredible architecture is an absolute must!”

Allée Paul Bazin 85170 Les Lucs-sur-Boulogne

Logis de la Chabotterie

16 minutes away

The Logis de la Chabotterie is an opportunity to discover the joys of living in the countryside at the end of the 18th century. This is where General Charette was arrested in 1796 and this place is a landmark of the end of the Vendée War. Walk through a multimedia area to discover the stages of the Vendée revolt, from the seeds of the uprising to the execution of Charette.

Château de la Chabotterie 85260 Saint-Sulpice-le-Verdon

Château de Gilles de Rais

30 minutes away

The Tiffauges castle is the region’s largest medieval site. It boasts a stunning conservatory of still operational medieval war machines, a unique museum of its kind in Europe.

Château de Tiffauges 85130 Tiffauges

Haras de la Vendée

32 minutes away

Discover the Haras de la Vendée, an exceptional stud farm in the heart of La Roche sur Yon. It is the world’s unique horse conservatory!

20 Boulevard des États Unis 85000 La Roche-sur-Yon

South of the Bocage Vendéen, the Centre Minier de Faymoreau (mining center of Faymoreau) tells the incredible story of 130 years of coal mining in the Vendée and Deux sèvres.

Rue la Cour 85240 Faymoreau

Small cities worth seeing

Less than 25 minutes away

The bocage vendéen is rich with numerous small towns and vilages with a remarkable architectural and landscape heritage. A visit to Mouchamps, Montaigu, Rocheservière and Lucs sur Boulogne is an absolute must.

La Salette

9 minutes away

A testimonial to parish life at the end of the 19th century, this site is ripe with surprises, in consideration both of the materials used and the architecural program deployed!

85250 La Rabatelière

Sports and well-being

Lalaïna’s words: “ Since the Summer of 2015 the water sports center has offered new environment-friendly nautical activities with canoes, stand-up paddles to rent or excursions supervised by an instructor, the opportunity to spend a moment with family or friends in an exceptional environment.”

Les Grassières 85250 Chavagnes-en-Paillers

Le Golf des Alouettes

30 minutes away

You will love the beautiful rolling hills of this golf course!

La Charilliere 85500 Les Herbiers

Océanile

Full-day excursion

Océanile, the water park in the island of Noirmoutier will flood you in great sensations. The Raft and the Tube await you for exeptional sensations!

Site des Oudinières Route de Noirmoutier 85740 Noirmoutier-en-l’Île

Le grand défi

Full-day excursion

Located in an exceptional site, our 23 circuits are accessible to all, starting with visitors as young as 2. Come enjoy abseiling above the ponds, the Vendée’s biggest paintball circuit, a 18-hole disc golf , pony rides and orientation trails.

40 rue de l’étoile 85150 St Julien des Landes

City Zèbre

24 minutes away

City Zèbres is the largest indoor recreation site in Vendée. Located near the Flâneries in La Roche-sur-Yon, it welcomes your children for fun and activites suited to their age.

Rue Benjamin Franklin 85000 La Roche-sur-Yon

Délices des sens

5 minutes away

Angélique welcomes you in this relaxing and friendly place. Come alone or with your partner and enjoy a pleasant moment in the wellness area. Let the expert hands of aesthetics and relaxation professionals take care of you.

6 Rue des Trois Fontaines 85140 Chauché

Enjoy outdoor activities with double-handed or single-handed dinghies, catamarans and windsurfing (from the age of 12) on this safe 150 hectare pond where everyone can confidently try nautical sports in total peace.

Base de Moulin-Papon 85000 La Roche-sur-Yon

Gastronomy and wines

Brasserie Mélusine

37 minutes away

The brewery Brasserie Mélusine opened its doors in 2001. It brews exclusively traditional and 100% natural beers.

ZA la Barboire 85500 Chambretaud

The Chedanière farm

5 minutes away

Direct access from Le Domaine de l’Oiselière, on foot or by bike!

Joël Guerin welcomes you in his farm and guides you for a visit of the duck farm, where ducklings and ducks roam freely. End the visit on a friendly gastronomic note with a product tasting (foie gras, black pudding, pâté, potted meat, dried duck breast, etc.).

85250 Chavagnes en Paillers

Restaurant Le Bistronome

24 minutes away

Bistronomy is the art of mixing original and daring dishes. Bistronomers love to share a fine glass of wine with their meal, in the company of good friends. Open every day except Sunday and Wednesday evenings and Mondays.

Rue de Nantes 85600 Saint-Hilaire-de-Loulay

Restaurant La Digue

20 minutes away

Enjoy this restaurant’s warm decoration and pleasant terrace overlooking the water, and discover their homemade cooking, in harmony with the beauty of the place.

9 Rue des Abreuvoirs 85600 Montaigu

Domaine de l’Epinay

37 minutes away

Cyrille and Vincent Paquereau come from a long line of Clisson winemakers. Trust them to give you a great tasting of their Muscadet and an impressive tour of their trade as well as of the values they implement in their wine growing.

20 Route de la Sablette 44190 Clisson

Mourat vineyards

40 minutes away

Vignobles Mourat is the history of a Vendée winemakers’ family dedicated to the true expression of their grape variety in its terroir. Hard work, good cheer and an endless source of great ideas and challenges have enabled this vineyard to extend and reach its current size.

Route de La Roche-sur-Yon 85320 Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais

In town

Machines de l’Ile

49 minutes away

An unprecedented artistic project, at the crossroads between Jules Verne’s “invented worlds” and Leonardo Da Vinci’s mechanical universe…

The operators give life to machines they will set into motion. Follow this tour&show rythmed by the waking-up of machines transforming into animals or monsters.

Parc des Chantiers Bd Léon Bureau 44200 Nantes

Shopping at the Flâneries

23 minutes away

Hailed as the biggest Vendée shopping mall, the Flâneries is a nest of 51 boutiques located at the entrance of La Roche-sur-Yon.

Enjoy a great shopping experience at the Flâneries!

Route de Nantes 85000 La Roche-sur-Yon

Cinéville cinema

21 minutes away

In case of rain, a good movie is always a great alternative!

Rue François Cevert 85000 La Roche-sur-Yon

L’Entrepôt

26 minutes away

Walking the streets of La Gaubretière in Vendée, you will certainly stumble on the mural of L’ENTREPOT. This factory outlet sells past collections at a reduced price: 40 to 60% less expensive than in the regular shops!

38 Rue du Commandant Sauvageot 85130 La Gaubretière