Discovering the Marais Poitevin !

  • The Marais Poitevin -  Poitou Charentes

    The Marais Poitevin - Poitou Charentes

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  • Typical house of the Marais Poitevin - Poitou Charentes

    Typical house of the Marais Poitevin - Poitou Charentes

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  • Cluster

    Cluster

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  • Abbey in the Marais Poitevin -  Poitou Charentes

    Abbey in the Marais Poitevin - Poitou Charentes

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  • Marais Poitevin

    Marais Poitevin

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  • Port of Vanneau - Marais Poitevin

    Port of Vanneau - Marais Poitevin

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  • Know how in Marais Poitevin

    Know how in Marais Poitevin

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Discovering the Marais Poitevin ! 79510 Coulon fr

House of the Marais Poitevin bay

To learn everything about mussel farming in the Bay of Aiguillon, the Mussel Museum gives you a screened show of a documentary on the sea marsh ecosystem and an interactive and entertaining museum suitable for all!  Maison de la baie du Marais Poitevin  17137 Esnandes

Marais Poitevin Nature Centre 

The most out of the Marais, man pulled it out of the ground and has farmed it since the Middle Ages. A slide show and play equipment reveal that story. Pôle-Nature du Marais Poitevin 17170 Taugon

House of the Marais Poitevin 

Discover the history and secrets of the Marais Poitevin through five exhibition rooms and an animated show, the Maraiscope. During your visit, you will experience a fascinating retrospective of the history and development of the Marais Poitevin over the centuries. House of the Marais Poitevin 79510 Coulon

The Donjon

Along the Sevre Niortaise stands one of the most beautiful sets of twin towers of the Romanesque style of France. The building, including one of the two towers rising to 28 m is now a listed historical monument. Le Donjon 79000 Niort

Ornithology park of the Marais Poitevin

At the heart of the Green Venice, in a park of 8 hectares of wild marshland, you'll find over 70 species of birds and domestic animals of the Marais Poitevin.Parc ornithologique 79210 Saint-Hilaire-la-Palud

Mansion of Digues

At the heart of the drained marsh, an invitation to discover and to meet this man who is essential for water management!  Mansion of Digues. 85450 Chaillé-les-Marais

Saint Peter’s Abbey

Built in 1003, the Benedictine Abbey has hosted scholars and artists, including François Rabelais and Theodore Agrippa d'Aubigné. Abbaye Saint-Pierre 85420 Maillezais

Departmental biological reserve - 85 Nalliers

Located close to the wet marshes, halfway between Luçon and Fontenay-le-Comte, the departmental biological reserve of Nalliers-Mouzeuil-Saint-Martin protects 132 hectares of the Marais Poitevin and has tour routes.

The miller’s house

Come experience the rhythm of the mill and the old days. Built in 1728 on the banks of the river Autize.
The mill crushes still grinds wheat between its flint grindstones for bakers in the region and the enjoyment of visitors. Maison de la meunerie 85240 Nieul-sur-l’Autise

Royal Abbey of Saint-Vincent

Founded in 1068, the abbey St. Vincent reveals its Romanesque charms by revealing its remarkably preserved monastic complex whose Romanesque cloister remains the most complete of the west of France. Abbaye royale  85240 Nieul-sur-l’Autise

Michel Brosselin National Nature Reserve

About 120 bird species are surveyed each year on the Nature Reserve. Naturalist guides are always present and the site is accessible to disabled people.

Réserve naturelle nationale 85580 Saint-Denis-du-Payré

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