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, it's tempting! Outdoors, indoors, with family or friends, discover all our ideas for a great February holiday!

Sites open to visitors during the winter holidays

The Manor of Sciences of Réaumur

Be curious and follow in the footsteps of the learned Réaumur! Throughout your visit to Science Mansion, awaken your senses in the heart of science in the mansion and gardens. As part of the Club des intrépides, the adventure game takes you from room to room and the codes allow you to open the chests in the garden. Have fun !

  •  Open Sunday to Wednesday from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m. – from February 11 to March 10, 2024
  • Adult: 5€ / Reduced price: 4€ / Child (6-16 years old): 3.50€
Firm. Opens at 11:00 p.m.
8 rue Ferchault
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The Logis de la Chabotterie

Discover this Mecca of the Vendée War, a historic site in the heart of a preserved natural setting. Various animations are proposed for accompany the children to the visit: course booklets and adventure notebooks.

  • Du 24 at 10 March 2024, activities and workshops for families: creation of flower bouquets, floral candles, floral painting, floral tasting workshop, botanical walk, etc. Registration on 02 28 85 77 01.
  • Open every day except Tuesday
  • From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
  • Adult €6, Reduced Price €4, Under 12 – Free
Firm. Opens at 10:00 p.m.
The Chabotterie Saint-Sulpice-le-Verdon
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outdoor activities

The pleasure of hiking in the heart of nature

The landscapes of the bocage vendéen are conducive to beautiful walks: from hills to forests, along the rivers of the Maine and the Sèvre Nantaise, around the lakes... The bocage vendéen is a real playground for lovers of hiking on foot, by mountain bike, by bicycle or on horseback.

Try a new activity!

  • Change of scenery and nature, these are the key words of the activities offered by EcoMobile Leisure. Skip school and take to the skies in a unique means of transport and fun for family outings or with friends that you won't soon forget! An interactive roadbook will allow you to follow the proposed circuits independently and benefit from tourist information at each stage. Take a seat aboard the E-Story vehicle, a replica of the famous Citroën Méhari, icon of the 70s, in an electric version. By reservation all year round on 06 51 64 34 94.
1b Impasse de la Fontaine
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Indoor activities: escape game, swimming pool, bowling, laser game...


Come and compete in interactive experiences that combine team spirit, sport, combativeness, laughter & reflection. To your ball, and may the best win!

  • 3€ per game
  • Open 7j / 7
Firm. Opens at 10:00 p.m.
2 rue du Bocage
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Space Gaston Chaissac

After visiting “La Boîte à sucre bleue”, visitors are invited to create a work inspired by Gaston Chaissac and the multiple media and techniques used by the artist.

  • Tuesday to Friday from 14 p.m. to 17 p.m.
  • Animated visit “The Re-creation of Gaston”Tuesday and Thursday morning during the holidays. Booking is recommended.
Firm. Opens at 10:00 p.m.
1 rue de la Scierie
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Stone Eater Museum in Mortagne sur Sèvre in Vendée

Stone Eater Museum

From an original and inventive angle, the Musée du Mange Cailloux transports you to the world of minerals.

  • Opening from March 1: from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m., Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Firm. Opens at 10:00 p.m.
1 rue Belle Allee
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Test a new Escape Game in Vendée Bocage

Swim or enjoy a moment of relaxation in one of the aquatic centers

Discover a film that has just been released in the cinema

visit the Religious Heritage

  • Looking for a sporting challenge? Why not ! Go up to bell tower of the church of Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure, climb the 199 steps and observe the panorama over the landscapes of the Vendée bocage and admire the Archangel Saint Michael.
  • Le Sanctuary of La Salette à la Rabatelière is an unusual site, built on the hillside overlooking the Petite Maine river. The La Salette sanctuary is made up of different brick constructions that marked parish life at the end of the XNUMXth century and shows the fervor of the Vendée people for the cult of the Virgin.
  • La Chapel of Our Lady of Lorette in La Flocellière – Sèvremont, is the church of the former Carmelite convent, founded in 1640 and restored around 1870. This chapel houses a replica of the Santa Casa de Lorette in Italy, erected in 1873. A nugget of religious heritage in discover through the door to the left of the altar!
  • The Abbey of La Grainetière has been listed as a Historic Monument since 1946. A congregation of Benedictine monks has been living there since 1979. Information on +02 51 67 21 19 XNUMX.

Take a cocooning break with family or friends

Discover our ideas for places to have brunch or take a snack break in Vendée Bocage.

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