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I went to visit the Michel Brosselin reserve in Saint Denis du Payré!

07 August 2021

At the heart of the marshland, the orchestra is playing a symphony that echoes all around us, and the musicians are the birds. They set the tone, we are simply guests in their kingdom now. We see why fans of birdwatching enjoy coming to this area of France, the largest wetland on the Atlantic coast. […]

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Fauna and Flora

Following the otter in the Marais poitevin

19 September 2018

As a semi-aquatic mammal, the otter is one of the emblems of the Marais poitevin. Just a few lucky people can catch a glimpse of this animal. To better know the otter and recognise the traces of its passage, we followed an expert during a ride on the water organised by the Aunis Marais poitevin […]

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Fauna and Flora

The rock sparrow in the Marais poitevin

12 April 2018

It is hard not to hear the singing of birds while hiking or cycling in the Marais poitevin Regional Natural Park. You can observe more than 330 species of birds in the unspoilt nature of the Marais poitevin, an ideal environment for lots of animal and plant species. Petronia petronia, discover the Rock sparrow in […]

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Fauna and Flora

Bird watching in the Marais poitevin

10 April 2018

The Marais poitevin Regional Natural Park not only attracts protected nature and beautiful landscapes lovers, but it is also a paradise for migratory birds. As they follow a migration route North-South that crosses the Marais poitevin, the territory becomes an ideal halt for them. Each year some 500,000 birds fly over the Marais Poitevin in […]

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Fauna and Flora

The water shrew in the Marais poitevin

22 March 2018

Whether on a boat trip, during a bike ride or a stroll, the exceptional diversity of the Marais poitevin Regional Natural Park is full of surprises and amazing encounters. That includes the water shrew which turns out to be the biggest shrew in Europe. Neomys fodiens, the Water shrew of the Marais poitevin The Eurasian […]

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Fauna and Flora

The Short-Eared Owl

05 March 2018

Whether you explore the Marais poitevin Regional Natural Park by boat, by bike or by foot, you couldn’t miss it: in every part of the paths, hamlets, beaches and canals, the nature dominates, and life is abundant in the Marais poitevin. During one of your trips, you must have seen the elegant aerial ballet of […]

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Circuits and maps

Download our map of the Marais poitevin

07 March 2022

Are you planning a visit or a trip in the Marais poitevin? The Park and the tourist offices provide a tourist map so that you can carefully discover the green and wild stretches of the Marais poitevin! Download our tourist map of the Marais poitevin and go discover our natural treasures! Go discover an exceptional […]

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Circuits and maps

Trail-running routes in the Marais Poitevin!

17 January 2022

Are you a runner and used to long distances? Are you looking to push your limits in a natural environment with countless long trail-running routes to choose from? The Marais poitevin is the place for you! Last autumn, the Niort – Marais poitevin – Vallée de la Sèvre Niortaise Tourist Office developed officially-recognised trail-running routes […]

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Circuits and maps

Ideas for exploring the Marais Poitevin

06 January 2022

Find the hiking trails on the website of the Marais poitevin Are you looking to explore the Marais poitevin? Look no further, click on the “Itineraries” tab and you’ll find more than 190 hiking, cycling or horse-riding loop trails. On this “itineraries” page you’ll be able to filter or narrow your search by type of […]

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