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What to do in Vendée Bocage?

Hiking stay: on the heights of the Vendée

Discover a 60km hiking stay, on the heights of the Bocage Vendéen! On the Vendée hills, where the Armorican Massif ends: sometimes on the heights, and sometimes in the hollow roads; its bocage landscapes will not fail to charm you. You will take the time to stop in the villages you…

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10 good reasons to come on vacation in Vendée Bocage

Are you planning to come to Puy du Fou® or attend La Cinéscenie but you don't know what there is to do nearby? Follow the guide to make the most of your week's vacation in Vendée, in the heart of the Vendée countryside! You are planning your next family vacation…

Laura

1 day in Montaigu-Vendée

Between heritage, history and nature, Montaigu-Vendée is easily discovered in slow tourism mode for a day or the weekend! From large cities in the west (Nantes for example), reach Montaigu-Vendée by train, via the Nantes - La Roche sur Yon - Les Sables d'Olonne line, and come and spend a day in slow mode...

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Music Festival in Vendée Bocage

Around June 21, 2024, take advantage of the longest days of the year, by participating in a musical evening: Pop, rock, jazz, classical music, varied programs await you. There will be something for everyone and for the whole family! Whether you are passing through or living in the Vendée bocage, you will always find a party...

Laura

What to do during the long weekends in May in Vendée Bocage?

In May, do what you like ! Spring is well established, long weekends and public holidays in May are an opportunity to discover the novelties offered by tourist sites, to go out with family and friends, and to go on a weekend in Vendée Bocage. You have planned to discover the Vendée during…

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What to do during the Spring holidays in Vendée Bocage?

With the arrival of spring and sunny days, many tourist sites and outdoor leisure activities open their doors to launch the 2024 season in April! Puy du Fou opens on March 30, 2024 and in its wake, continue your stay in Vendée Bocage with the visiting sites…

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Easter egg hunt

During the Easter weekend, from Saturday March 30 to Monday April 1, 2024, go egg hunting in the countryside in Vendée. It's a delicious moment to enjoy with family or friends, which will please young and old alike! Easter egg hunts in Vendée Bocage Hunting…

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What to do during the winter holidays in Vendée Bocage?

It's the holidays! For those who don't go to the mountains, for lovers of nature and the Vendée in all seasons, for grandparents who babysit their grandchildren, here are some ideas for outings to do with the children during the summer holidays. winter in Vendée! The Bocage Vendéen in winter, that…

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Valentine's Day in the Vendée bocage

What to do for Valentine's Day in Vendée Bocage? Where to take your Valentine? We have found weekend ideas, romantic menus and outings to recharge your batteries in Vendée! We will give you all the ingredients to experience an unforgettable moment! Find a selection of specific menus offered by our…

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Treasure hunts accessible all year round

Looking for an outdoor activity for family fun? The Tourist Offices and the tourist sites of the Vendée bocage offer you treasure hunts which combine discovery of the heritage of a municipality and live an adventure by solving puzzles step by step. What to do with the kids on Wednesdays at…

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Happy New Year !

The new year often means new resolutions! We offer you some ideas to add to your list for 2024... Discover ideas for outings and visits around Puy du Fou® in Vendée Bocage for this new year 2024! Play trampofilet at Château des Essarts Get lost in a corn maze…

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Your Christmas holidays in Vendée Bocage

Are you looking for a weekend or vacation idea for the end-of-year holidays? The gîtes, vacation rentals, guest rooms and hotels in the Vendée countryside welcome you for the Christmas and end-of-year celebrations, and to spend good times with your family. The Christmas holidays are also an opportunity…

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Christmas gifts from the bocage vendéen

Christmas is approaching, it's time to make Santa's list! Are you looking for gift ideas to give? Here is a selection of gift ideas made in Vendée Bocage for all tastes: local products, stay in Vendée box, tickets for Puy du Fou® park… Find our gift ideas made in…

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Gift boxes

Do you want to offer an authentic and original experience to live in the Vendée bocage? Welcome to our house ! The Bocage is gourmet, surprising, endearing... You will find many ideas for discovering all our corners in a different way! MORE INFORMATION: ORDER A GIFT BOX Ideas for gift boxes in the Vendée bocage The offers…

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Christmas markets and entertainment in the Vendée bocage

Find the markets and all the Christmas events in Vendée Bocage, to discover from November to December 2024! Smell the scent of gingerbread, taste mulled wine, be amazed by the illuminations, listen to Christmas carols, stroll through the lively town centers decorated for the occasion... Vendée Bocage has listed the markets...

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The must-sees at Les Herbiers

Les Herbiers is a town located in the heart of the Vendée countryside, just a few minutes from Puy du Fou®. It is a dynamic city, full of charm, which will not fail to seduce you! Les Herbiers has many places to (re)discover and must-see places to visit. Getaway ideas, unusual places, places to…

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Visit our companies

The “Visit our businesses in Pays de la Loire” week takes place in October, this year on Thursday 26, Friday 27 and Saturday 28 October 2023 (in the middle of the All Saints’ Day school holidays). Visit our companies - Vendée Bocage There are 265 companies in the Pays de la Loire region who will open their…

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What to do during the All Saints holidays?

Are you looking for ideas to do an activity with your children, are you looking after your grandchildren, the weather is nice, do you want to take advantage of the Indian summer for a weekend with your family or as a couple? Here is a selection of activities, family outings, visits to the Vendée bocage during the All Saints holidays. And don't forget...

Laura

What to do in September in Vendée Bocage?

Extend your summer visits until September! The tourist sites in Vendée Bocage welcome you for unforgettable family moments! In September, there are still many opportunities to enjoy tourism in the Vendée Bocage. The last weeks of summer give you plenty of opportunities to visit, go out and have fun in…

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Heritage Days in Vendée Bocage

Heritage Days are a highlight of discovery of the architecture, heritage and history of your region. They take place every year, the 3rd weekend of September. The themes “Heritage of routes, networks and connections” and “Maritime heritage” have been chosen for the year 2024. Songs, dances, gastronomy, stories, artisanal know-how…

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Hiking stay: In the heart of the Vendée hills

Discover a 70km hiking stay, on the heights of the Bocage Vendéen! A roaming route to marvel at the Vendée Bocage! The loop of fiefs of 70km, takes you through a diversity of landscapes in the heart of the Bocage Vendéen. Through the countryside, you will discover magnificent private homes, before reaching…

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What to do with teenagers in Vendée Bocage?

Discover ideas for activities and outings to do as a family with teenagers for your holidays in Vendée Bocage, around Puy du Fou®! You are on family vacation in Vendée Bocage, around Puy du Fou® and you are looking for ideas for outings and activities that also appeal to children and…

Laura

What to do if it rains in Vendée Bocage?

Do you want to go out but the weather does not allow you to do outdoor activities? It's raining, the sky is gray... Don't worry! The bocage vendéen offers many covered activities to make the most of your holidays. What to do when it rains in Vendée Bocage? Are you afraid that your...

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The moments to live in Vendée Bocage

Take your time, admire, breathe, savour... Experience authentic moments in the Vendée bocage! Our bocage experts give you their secret, privileged and favorite moments to experience during your holidays in Vendée! You want to know the best spots of the locals, or the essential moments to live with family or friends...

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Discover Vendée Bocage by Bike

Prepare your solo cycling trip, with family, couple or friends to discover the landscapes of the bocage in Vendée for a weekend or during your holidays. On track for outdoor adventure! The Vendée bocage lends itself well to cycle tourism, for a bike ride or long…

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What to do this summer in Vendée Bocage?

Are you coming out of 2 days at Puy du Fou®, are you continuing your discovery of the Vendée? We have selected for you novelties, animations and activities not to be missed… Take the time to discover the riches of the Vendée bocage after your visit to Puy du Fou® and your discovery of the…

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Spots for picnicking in the bocage in Vendée

Discover a selection of places to picnic in the Vendée bocage! Do you want to get some fresh air on a beautiful sunny day? Are you passing through the Vendée bocage for the day or for your holidays? We give you great picnic spots, to spend exceptional moments in the bocage! Enjoy a…

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Fireworks in Vendée Bocage

Come and celebrate the National Day of July 14 in Vendée Bocage in front of a fireworks display! In summer, many fireworks are offered to you and light up the sky of the Vendée bocage! Are you looking for a fireworks display to enjoy a beautiful summer evening? It is often the essential of your holidays! You want to exclaim "Oh the beautiful blue, the...

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Gift ideas for Mother's Day in Vendée Bocage

Mother's Day is approaching and you are looking for a gift idea? We offer you some ideas to get before Sunday, June 4, 2023. Do you want to offer a souvenir gift, or a moment, an experience to share and live with your family in Vendée Bocage? Discover our list of gift ideas for…

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1 day between art and nature

You have just spent a day or a weekend at Puy du Fou, and you want to continue your discovery of the Vendée bocage? Here are our suggestions for visits to spend a day discovering the nuggets of our heritage and our natural corners. We take you on a discovery of the Vendée bocage, between…

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1 day on the heights of Vendée

The Bocage Vendéen is famous for being hilly. As a result, it offers magnificent panoramas over its valleys, sunken lanes and picturesque villages to discover! Remember to take your camera and go on a roadtrip on the heights of the Vendée bocage! We take you to discover incredible places, among the…

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Brunch and snack break

The Vendée bocage is renowned for its friendliness and authenticity. What could be better than meeting up for a hearty brunch or a good snack during your visit to Vendée? On a sunny Sunday morning, after a nice hike in the bocage to whet your appetite, you dream of enjoying a good brunch...

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Between vineyards and bocage: the Sèvre Nantaise

A one-week itinerant hike that takes you along the paths of the bocage and along La Sèvre Nantaise. The last tributary of the Loire, the Sèvre Nantaise is a 136 km river, which has sculpted a landscape with varied moods: the Nantes vineyard hugs the hillsides between the Loire and Clisson,…

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Vacances en famille

The Vendée bocage is the ideal destination for family holidays in Vendée with the famous Puy du Fou® and its historical shows during the day and at nightfall. The ideal destination to go on holiday with the children? Yes, it is the Vendée! And more precisely the Bocage…

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Puy du Fou® and discovery of the Bocage Vendéen

If the reputation of Puy du Fou® is well established, many of its visitors do not suspect the existence of a multitude of fun and entertaining activities located nearby, within unspoiled nature. This 5-day stay will allow you to discover some of them. Your stay at the rhythm of the bocage: Information and booking This price includes:…

Laura

Country Break in Vendée Bocage

Come and relax as a couple in the Vendée bocage! What could be better than a pretty corner of the countryside to evacuate the stress of the week and/or the excitement of the city? This weekend in the great outdoors combining activities in the great outdoors and moments of relaxation will allow you to recharge your batteries in complete peace of mind. The…

Laura

Slow tourism getaway

Discover the natural wonders of the Vendée bocage! La Sèvre Nantaise - Poupet Valley Change of scenery and nature, these are the key words that will guide you during this green stay, in the heart of Vendée landscapes. Discover its valleys thanks to the winding country roads winding through the meadows and the…

Laura

6 days along the Sèvre Nantaise, through the Vendée bocage

6 days to gently reconnect with nature by hiking along the Sèvre Nantaise and the trails of the Vendée bocage. Take the Pays Sèvre et Maine GR and more specifically the Boucle du Bocage! 144 km in 6 stages of 24 km Red and yellow markings Departure from Clisson…

Stephanie

Top 5 gifts to offer Made in Vendée

When we think of memories of our holidays in Vendée, we think of Vendée brioche, a product from the Puy du Fou boutique or Noirmoutier salt. But have you thought about going to meet our artisan producers, witnesses of know-how. The Vendée Bocage Tourist Office team has selected…

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Activities at dusk

It's the end of the day, the early evening begins and nightfall arrives. Want to marvel at nature in religious silence? Want to have a drink with your friends while enjoying a concert or show? Want to have fun with the family? We offer you some…

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