Le Grand Parc Puy du Fou holds great events. It is a reconstruction of an 18th century village, which is brought to life by people in costume. They hold evening events, like open air shows with over 850 people and 50 horsemen. There are medieval demonstrations during the festival season at Château de Talmont.
Château La Forêt
St Julien-des-Landes, VendeeSite code: VS012
- La Rochelle : 100km
- Challans : 30km
- Ile de Noirmoutier : 64km
- Nantes : 89km
- St Jean de Monts : 38km
- St Gilles Croix de vie : 21km
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After a day relaxing by the shore, head to Les Sables d’Olonne. It’s just half an hour’s drive south and offers vibrant bars and restaurants. But this seaside town is also worth a visit during the day as there is lots of sightseeing hotspots. There is a modern and contemporary art museum (‘Musée de l’Abbaye’), Notre Dame de bon port church, St Nicholas Priory, lighthouses, châteaux, an aquarium and more.
This coast is renowned for its fabulous sandy beaches. After a day relaxing by the shore, head to Les Sables d’Olonne, where you can stroll along the harbour, particularly beautiful at sunset.
Just over 20 km away is Zoo les Sables – an exciting attraction with tigers, elephants, lions and many other endangered species. There are lots of feeding displays so go along and see the giraffes or the sea lions getting their dinner.