24 June 2018
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 trip along the canals bordered with trees and meadows.
A village recognised for its heritage and classified “Little Town of Character” in the “Grand Site de France” that is the Marais poitevin, Coulon is also the capital city of the Green Venice, which makes this city an ideal starting point for a boat trip in the Marais poitevin.
SPEND A DAY IN A BOAT TRIP
Jetties in Coulon
You will find three different jetties in Coulon that will let you discover the Marais poitevin as per your wishes: whether you prefer the boat, the canoe or even the small train, you will find the jetty you need in Coulon. Please note that you can also discover the canals of the Marais poitevin as per your wishes too: with guide to learn more on the exceptional heritage of the Marsh, or without a guide in total intimacy on the canals and discover by yourself the secrets of the Marais poitevin.
To enjoy the splendid setting of the Marais poitevin, eat in the picnic area set up for you, which includes a barbecue for your grilles, before going on the canals inside a traditional boat.
Open all year long.
This jetty bears the « Qualite Tourisme” label, a national label that ensures a quality service thanks to a framework of almost 400 criteria about stroll itself but also about welcoming the clients or communication media.
La Pigouille Jetty
You can rent boats and canoes at this jetty. The La Pigouille Jetty also offers a food service area just on the shore, which is a perfect setting to enjoy some traditional dishes and discover the gustative.
Open from April 1st to November 30th.
La Trigale Jetty
Depending on your wishes, it is possible to rent boats, canoes or bikes, but also buy a ticket for the tourist train to discover the Marais poitevin in any way possible. Each rent includes a tasting of regional products at the end of the trip.
Open from April 1st to October 31st.
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