For a day of historic adventure the Château de Talmont at St Hilaire is a brilliant attraction. It is the fortress of Richard the Lion Heart. There is an exciting and educational trail with cross bow shooting, knights on horse back and falconry displays for a lively medieval experience.
Les Sables d'Olonne, VendeeSite code: VS014
Nearest Beach: Plage de Veillion, Talmont 0.1km
Nearest Lake: 20km
Nearest Town: Talmont-Saint-Hilaire 3km
- Jard-sur-Mer: 7km
- Lucon: 36km
- Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie: 41km
- Ile de Noirmoutier: 77km
- La Rochelle: 80km
- Nantes: 96km
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Wander around Le Jardin de Olfacties to see nature at its best. Visit on a Wednesday or Friday evening when stunning, fragrant flowers are accentuated by music and lighting.
The zoo at Les Sables d’Olonne is a lovely day out. There are lots of wonderful animals, including tigers, elephants and giraffes, and you can even watch some of them being fed.
The Grand Parc Puy du Fou offers an unparalleled experience with a series of spectacular, moving shows, in the heart of unspoilt countryside and magnificent stage sets. In France, almost 30 million visitors have already enjoyed the "Puy du Fou" experience, which is inspired by the History of France and Europe. Whether you’re looking for spectacular shows, lush greenery or great dining, Puy du Fou transports you through the centuries.