Action et culture
By establishing itself in the heart of the Vendée, Vendée Bulle d’Air allows you to enjoy all the most famous tourist sites in the Vendée. Whether you are looking for an adventure to share with the family, a moment of relaxation or any other opportunity to recharge your batteries, through our location, you are at the heart of the action. For more information or any reservations, we remain at your disposal from Monday to Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., by phone at 06.87.03.22.65, by email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or via the contact form.
Places to visit in the immediate vicinity of our gîte
Our Vendée Bulle d’Air gîte is located in the heart of many historical and natural remains. You will find several places to visit and discover in the immediate vicinity of our gîte in Avrillé, in Vendée.
The old well and the Avrillé washhouse
The old well was used by the inhabitants, but also by the Roman legion as well as by the post office of the Auberge Royale to water their horses. While the washhouse, located on the road towards Longeville-sur-mer, runs along the banks of a stream. In the past, this was the place where the majority of women in the town gathered to wash their clothes.
Avrillé, the town where Vendée Bulle d’Air is located, has a rich historical heritage. Indeed, the remains of many megaliths from the Neolithic era are still visible today. One of them, one of the highest in Vendée, or even in France, named “king of menhirs”, reaches 8.70 m in height and weighs around 80 tonnes, and is located on the former Camps de Caesar. To date, you have the opportunity to contemplate it in the park of the town hall of the town of Avrillé. Of course, this park is accessible to the public.
The Saint-Gré Fountain
Ideal for lovers of myths and legends, the Saint-Gré Fountain is also called the Fairy Fountain or the White Lady Fountain. Arranged at the beginning of the Bronze Age, this fountain was, at the beginning of the Christian era, a baptistery. In addition, some pilgrims came to collect so-called miraculous water. The Saint-Gré Fountain is accessible all year round and is located at 421 Chemin de la Grande Maisonnette, 85 440 Avrillé.
The Castle of Adventurers
5 minutes from our site, come discover and participate as a family or as a couple in an unforgettable adventure. Indeed, formerly called the Château de la Guignardière, the Château des Aventuriers is a leisure park intended for both children and adults. Spread over 86 hectares, this adventure park offers puzzle games on different themes, an escape game within the estate as well as fun activities. The Château des Aventuriers is open from April to November. However, we advise you to consult their site for more information: https://chateau-aventuriers.com .
Places to visit near our gite
Discover with family or friends, alone or in a group, many places to visit in the vicinity of our cottage.
The beaches of the Vendée coast
Our Vendée Bulle d’Air cottage is located not far from the magnificent beaches of the Vendée coast. You can find there:
- About 10 km away: Boisvinet beach, Morpoigne beach, Ragounite beach, Mine beach and Conches beach.
- Approximately 15 km away: Veillon beach, Terrière beach, La Tranche and Génerelles beach, Clemenceau beach, etc.
- About 25 km away is the Grande Plage des Sables d’Olonne.
The Madness of Finfarin
Curious or amateur of beekeeping, La Folie de Finfarine is a theme park of 10 wooded hectares. This one proposes to make you discover, from the age of 3 years, and between 2:30 and 4:00 of visit, the life of the bees and their environment. You can also take gourmet souvenirs with you thanks to their shop. In addition, La Folie de Finfarine offers activities for children and adults alike. The park is open from April to October and does not require prior reservation. However, the shop remains accessible all year round. For more information, we invite you to consult their website: https://www.finfarine.fr .
Prehisto’site of CAIRN
Located 3.8 km from Avrillé, in Saint-Hilaire-la-Forêt, the Préhisto’site du CAIRN is a park on the theme of prehistory. It is a fun and educational museum on the Neolithic era to visit with the family. You have the opportunity to explore the park, visit the museum and take part in the workshops that the Préhisto’site du CAIRN offers. This theme park is free for children under 5 and is accessible from April to November. For more information, please visit their website: https://cairn-prehistoire.com
With its 1,000 years of history, the Château de Talmont, located in Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, in the Vendée, is an old seaside fortress. Dominating the Talmond coast, the remains of the castle date from 1,200. This building of stone, the first remains of which were built in 1020, is one of the oldest stone castles in France. The visit of the Château de Talmont lasts at least 01H15. In addition, this place offers you an escape game on the theme of the Templars. However, reservation is still necessary. For more information, we invite you to consult their website:https://chateaudetalmont.com .
Les Sables d’Olonne
Les Sables d’Olonne, a town facing the sea, is the cradle of the Vendée Globe. This new town has many beaches, such as Grande Plage and Sauveterre Beach, renowned as a surf spot.
Accessible to all, the Île de Penotte district will delight your eyes. This is made up of pedestrian streets whose walls are covered with amusing and picturesque frescoes made of seashells.
The Blockhouse Hospital Museum
Located in the heart of Les Sables d’Olonne, the German Blockhouse Hospital Museum is a historic site dating from the Second World War. This museum is dedicated to the Second World War in Vendée and still has equipment from the time. You can also find reconstructions as well as treasure hunts for children. For more information, do not hesitate to consult the museum’s website: https://www.blockhaus-sables.com .
Find more than 50,000 seashells from around the world, naturalized sea creatures and a souvenir shop in the Shell Museum. This museum has five universes with fun routes and many discoveries. For more information, do not hesitate to consult the museum’s website:https://www.museumducoquillage.com
The Sables d’Olonne ecozoo brings together more than 500 exotic animals and 60 species. This is a place of protection of endangered species, but also a place of awareness of the environment and the conservation of local fauna and flora. For more information, we invite you to consult the website of the zoo of Les Sables d’Olonne:https://www.zoodessables.fr .
Several amusement parks are present in Vendée to the delight of young and old.
With family, friends or in a group, come have fun and have fun in the various water and fun parks.
The Puy du Fou
At 1 a.m. from our site, come and discover the most popular amusement park in France. Twice voted “best amusement park in the world”, the Puy du Fou gives you access to many shows and adventures, whether for children or adults.
Puy du Fou has become a refuge where history endures and continues to the delight of the family. For more information, do not hesitate to consult their website:
The Great Challenge
Located in Saint Julien des Landes, 40 km from our holiday cottages, Le Grand Défi welcomes you for various activities to do with family or friends.
Accobranche, paintball, galactic laser, disc golf, explorgames, pony rides, quick jump and other activities are available for an unforgettable day. All information on the website:
O’Poko and O’Poka welcome you to Le Bernard, just 6 km from our gîtes. Nautical activities are offered to all. For the little ones, the Ludo’Park is a secure space to discover the joys of first slides. For older children, 12 stunning slides are available for guaranteed thrills. Website :
Our holiday cottages
Whether you are alone, as a couple, with family or friends, we welcome you by the night (minimum two nights) or by the week in one of our holiday homes. From 2 to 12 people, we offer 3 vacation rentals for your next stay.
Our personalized services
What better than when you arrive at your vacation spot that you don’t have to worry about shopping?
For this, Vendée Bulle d’Air offers it, in addition to your gite rental, in its à la carte services.
Want to discover and visit part of the Vendée? By establishing itself in the heart of the Vendée, Vendée Bulle d’Air allows you to enjoy all the most famous tourist sites in the Vendée. Whether you are looking for an adventure to share with the family, a moment of relaxation or any other opportunity to recharge your batteries, through our location, you are at the heart of the action. For more information or a reservation, we remain at your disposal from Monday to Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., by phone at 06.87.03.22.65, by email, email@example.com, or via the contact form.