CYCLING AND WALKING PATHS
The hundreds of kilometers of bicycle paths in the Vendée are a real invitation to travel. It is necessary to know that the Vendée has welcomed 6 great departures of the Tour de France since the creation of this last one, it is to say to you with which point the possibilities are numerous on 2 wheels.
First of all, the coastal itinerary which favors family outings with flatter and always safe paths that will take you through a wide variety of landscapes where preserved fauna and flora thrive and where picnic areas are set up for your gourmet or meditative stops.
Then the Marais Poitevin welcomes you from Aiguillon sur Mer to Maillezais, on nearly 90 kilometers of enchanting trails through mudflats, polders, fields and canals. You will discover these landscapes shaped by the monks centuries ago from Aiguillon sur Mer to Chaillé les Marais.
In the circuit from the bocage to the coast you will discover the link between nature and culture on undulating paths dotted with castles, churches and dwellings. You will cross the sites of the Historial and the Memorial of the Vendée, but also some vestiges like those of the castle of Palluau or the unusual city of character that is Appremont.
Finally, the high and low bocage of the Vendée will amaze you with their landscapes full of history such as the Logis de la Chabotterie, the Manoir des Sciences de Réaumur, the Château de Tiffauges or the Refuge de Grasla but also the picturesque rivers of the Lay and the Yon with their wash houses and fountains and all the manors, mills and churches.
Cycling in the Vendée is aguarantee of sublime and varied landscapes and a dive into history that you will not forget.