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Vendée Miniature

Locomotive et église dans Vendée miniatureDiscover this magical 1/ 10th scale model village with its carts, crafts and trades, stone houses and water mill turning rhythmically to the sound of mallets. The dominant feature is the village centre with its 3 meters high church and Its shops.

You will also come across the steam locomotive, a small monster in steel, and the windmill.

650 small figures help bring this typical Vendée bocage village to life.

The village was fifteen years in the making, and is à source of wonder for young and odults alike.

A visit which will take you back in time to an earlier age.

Le Zoo des Sables d’Olonne

The Zoo of Les Sables introduces a new type of Zoo by marrying a respect for its environment, with the protection of its exotic biodiversity and making its visitors aware of good eco-citizenship.

Located near the heart of Les Sables d’Olonne, the Zoo is a 3 hectare haven of greenery nestling by the Vendee coast.
The Zoo shelters around 280 animals of more than 40 threatened species.
As it attracts over 160,000 visitors a year, it is the second most popular tourist site in the Vendee.

Le Château des Aventuriers

4 trails for an unforgettable day out!

The “PIRATES” TREASURE HUNT TRAIL takes you on an exciting adventure as you attempt to solve 20 clues in your search for a magic medallion!
”THE ROUND THE WORLD” TRAIL FOR 3-7 YEAR OLDS is perfect for younger adventurers. Let their imaginations run wild!
THE HISTORY TRAIL takes you inside the Renaissance château, a listed Historic Monument, its formal garden and its 86 hectare grounds.
NEW FOR 2012: “DINOSAURS & PREHISTORY”, the trail which takes you back in time to discover dinosaurs and primitive man.
Whichever trail you choose, there’ll be a surprise lurking just around the corner!
SPECIAL EVENT: Pirates Festival: 22nd and 23rd July, 12th and 13th August.

Planète Sauvage

Planète sauvagePlanète Sauvage is home to 1000 animals from 150 different species.

This excellent safari park offers the opportunity to get up close to some of the largest animals from 5 continents.

 

Drive the 10km trail in your own car or in one of the park’s off-road 4 x 4’s.

les animaux à Planète Sauvage - Pornic
At the mini-farm, leave your vehicle and visit the pygmy goats, sheep and donkeys and other small creatures.

Younger children, in particular, will delight at being able to touch some of the animals.

 

Still on foot you can visit the re-constructed African village, watch and learn about the dolphin family and finally traverse the jungle bridge and watch the Macaque monkeys at play.

 

Le Puy du Fou

Grand Parc du Puy du FouNested in the heart of a forest centenary, Puy du Fou is a unique place to live an unforgettable stay in family or between friends. Grand shows, authentic villages and unusual hotels propel you through centuries for an experience which you will never forget.

Discover : ” the Sign of the Triumph “, the new big show(entertainment) of the Big Park to relive the fury of the Games of the Circus in the new Gallo-Roman Stadium.

Leave the XXIth century and heading for the adventure!