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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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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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Boat trip along the waterside from Le Mazeau

23 September 2018

The Marais poitevin along the waterside What better way to fight against hot summer temperatures than a boat trip in the Marais poitevin? The meeting was planned at the jetty of the Green Venice in Le Mazeau, in Vendée for a guided ride. Now boarding! The jetty of the Green Venice, the authentic Marsh Located […]

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Discovering the paddle in La Tranche-sur-Mer

17 September 2018

Far from the quietness of boat trips on the canals of the Marais poitevin, from Coulon to Marans, the fine sand beaches of South Vendée also offer numerous activities. The burgeoning stand-up paddle tests beginners’ balance and inevitably offers nice and rarely controlled dives. Hopefully, water temperature is nice in La Tranche-sur-Mer in August! Wave […]

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Crayfish fishing in the Marais Poitevin

12 September 2018

A morning discovery of crayfish fishing with nets The activity “Crayfish fishing with nets” can be booked on the Internet and is not suitable for late risers. At 9am the apprentice fishers gather at the rallying point in Marans (Charente-Maritime) in the Marais poitevin. Once everybody is present, we drive a few kilometres to Villedoux […]

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12 things to do in the Marais poitevin in Summer

05 July 2018

In the Marais poitevin Regional Natural Park, there is so much to do in summer to enjoy nature and unwind. Bike ride, boat ride, walk… The list is long and here is below the top 12 of the things to do this summer in the Marais poitevin! 1: A boat ride in the Marais poitevin […]

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Spend a weekend in the Marais poitevin

18 February 2018

The Marais poitevin and its diverse landscapes attract each year hundreds of thousands of visitors ! And if this region is a great spot for holidays, some of you would like to discover it during the weekend. We have just prepared a list of places to visit for your next weekend in the Marais poitevin! […]

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Renting a boat in Coulon in the Marais poitevin

03 May 2024

Coulon in the Marais poitevin The Green Venice is a must see for a successful trip in the Marais poitevin: It’s between its thousands of canals bordered with trees and meadows that you can observe a fauna and a flora in their natural state. This “green cathedral » can be quietly discovered during a boat […]

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Circuit 9, a bike ride in the heart of the Marais poitevin

01 March 2024

Discover the Marais poitevin by bike A water bottle, a pump and patches in the backpack, that is what we need. The bike is ready with inflated tires and a greased chain. We decide to start from the gateway of the Louis Tardy dock in Coulon, but for this tour, there is no starting point, […]

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Discover the Green Venice in the Marais poitevin

10 April 2023

Located in the heart of the Marais poitevin Regional Natural Park, the Green Venice is a must see in your trip in the Marais poitevin. This part of the Marsh is certainly the most attractive part for vacationers coming in Vendée, Charente-Maritime or the Deux-Sèvres. With its canals, its vegetation and its unique atmosphere, it’s […]

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