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Visit the old Castle of Les Essarts In Vendee
The old castle situated in Les Essarts takes you back more than 1000 years in history. The website:
Go back to the time of knights thanks to the feudal moat and the Saracenic Tower. Visit the remains of the Renaissance Manor burnt down during the Wars of Vendee (1793) by the Infernal Columns of the Revolution.

Discover the architecture of the castle and its story,from Compere Guillery to the General de Lespinay. Come and enjoy, by foot or carriage, the 19th century park, conceived by Buhler, the famous artist who set up the plan of the Bois the Boulogne in Paris.

Visit the Green Venice and the Poitevin Marsh in South Vendee
Enjoy the calm and greenness of the Vendee region by renting a riverboat, bicycle or canoe - for an hour or a day, with or without guide.
The Website :
Opening hours :
Apr-Oct 10.00-12.00
and 14.00-18.00
Jun-Aug 09.00-19.30.

How to book : pre-book if the activity is not scheduled during opening hours, otherwise Show your Card! Valid for member plus 5 others.