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A guided boat trip marked Values regional natural Park

28 October 2019

If a visit to the Ornithological Park of the Marais poitevin is a must-see for visitors, it is not the only activity available in the place. With or without a guide, you can also ride a boat and discover the secret and quiet marsh of Saint-Hilaire-la-Palud. A guided boat trip marked Values regional Park Under […]

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Sainte Mégrine, an eco-friendly accommodation labelled “Valeurs Parc Naturel Régional” in the heart of the Marais poitevin

19 August 2019

Created in 2016 by the Federation of the Regional Natural Parks of France, the label “Valeurs Parc Naturel Régional” is part of an overall promotion of responsible and sensible tourism. It was thus obvious for Sophie and Ronan Saint-Jalmes, the owners of the Sainte Mégrine accommodations in the heart of the Marais poitevin in Coulon, […]

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Baludik, your connected partner for your trips in the Marais poitevin

13 August 2019

Do you think you know everything about the Poitevin Marsh, every part of it, from Niort to La Tranche-sur-Mer? Now, thanks to new technologies, you can. The Marais poitevin Regional Natural Park has just created a new type of trip where, thanks to the app Baludik, you can discover the Marais poitevin in a playful […]

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In 2019 the Maraisthon celebrates its 10 years!

08 July 2019

The Maraisthon is a special running competition which has an ecological and sportive approach. As a landmark event of the early summer in the Marais poitevin for 10 years, it is becoming a growing success year after year.   A marathon with an ecological approach On June 15th and 16th 2019, in the heart of […]

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The brand “Valeurs Parc Naturel Régional” for beef meat in the Marais poitevin

20 June 2019

The brand “Valeurs Parc Naturel Régional” is a recognized brand that is committed to the development of the territory and the preservation of local products. Deployed by the Marais poitevin Regional Natural Park, it offers visitors, tourists and consumers a collective and supportive approach, ensuring structuring effects for sustainable development. A development policy based on […]

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Visiting an oyster farm in the Marais poitevin

12 November 2018

Holidaymakers and tourists who are familiar with the Aiguillon Bay know the place. The fishmonger’s of the oyster farm “Les Viviers d’Arçay” in la Faute-sur-Mer in Vendée, has an excellent reputation. Fishes and shellfish have a prime place in this seaside resort of Vendée. But Alain Cadichon is first and foremost an oyster farmer before […]

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Atlantic Wakepark, big thrills in l’Aiguillon-sur-Mer

01 November 2018

Well rested after a nice boat ride with your family on the calm canals of the Green Venice? Willing to get some thrill? There are plenty of possibilities on the Marais poitevin! In l’Aiguillon-sur-Mer, the Atlantic Wakepark is waiting for you. With its nautical lift for beginners and its giant 750-meter nautical lift, beginners and […]

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Visit and snack at the Beauregard mill in Marans

28 October 2018

It is a unique concept available at the Beauregard mill, located in Marans, Charente-Maritime. Every Wednesday, during the summer period and after the traditional guided visit, you can have a chance to have a snack composed of local products. One of the remaining active mills in the Marais poitevin The “visit + snack” formula seems […]

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Strolling in Niort in the light of lanterns

02 October 2018

At 9:30pm we join Agnès Dupont-Brillatz, guide speaker, at the sylvan theatre of the square Clouzot in Niort. For those who have less knowledge like us, the reference point is simple: in front of the restaurant “Les Planches”. The evening program: discover Niort, the biggest city in France that is member of a Regional Natural […]

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Sea kayaking to discover the Aiguillon Bay

30 September 2018

Whether you are with your family or your friends, water activities in the Marais poitevin are numerous. After furrowing the Green Venice with a pigouille pole during a boat trip, there is nothing better than a little walk on the sea shore and the Aiguillon Bay to enjoy new aquatic experiences. The sailing club of […]

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The brand Accueil Vélo in the Marais poitevin

27 April 2020

The national brand Accueil Vélo guarantees a high quality experience on cycle routes in the Marais poitevin. During your cycle rides to discover the various landscapes of the Green Venice of the shores of South Vendée, you can have what you and your bike need to enjoy any halt. What is the brand Accueil Vélo? […]

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The Royal Abbey of Nieul-sur-l’Autise – a Treasure in the heart of the Marais poitevin

19 December 2019

Located twenty minutes away from Niort, the Royal Abbey of Nieul-sur-l’Autise is a true piece of cultural heritage. In Vendée, at the edge of the Marais poitevin Regional Natural Park, it offers a calm and timeless place to visit. The Abbey of Nieul-sur-l’Autise through the years On each side of the road from Niort to […]

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Let’s discover the Bernard d’Agesci Museum in Niort

29 November 2019

Built by Niort Chief architect Georges Lasseron at the end of the 19th century, the Jean Macé High School for Girls is currently home of the main museum in Niort, the Bernard d’Agesci Museum. The multidisciplinary art collections are at the same time didactic and historical, because we can visit the Fine Arts section, the […]

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