Between Niort and La Roche-sur-Yon, the capital of Lower Poitou
Fontenay-le-Comte one hour from the Puy du Fou, is the starting point for magnificent discoveries in Vendée.
The Rabelais is located in Southern Vendée, a territory where preserved nature dominates made up of the coast, groves, forests, natural reserves, swamps and streams ..., varied landscapes where water is present in all its forms: sea, marshes, lakes, rivers and streams under a natural light that is both soft and radiant with a privileged sunshine, a pure sky day and night (two 4*star villages ).
These magnificent landscapes reveal a reputed ornithological heritage, a remarkable tangible and intangible heritage with a strong human footprint (the monk builders having dried up the Marais Poitevin, the builders of cathedrals, the famous people, the miners of Feymoreau, the shellfish farmers, the vine growers, producers, etc.) and a small rural heritage of charm and care (light stone, flowering).