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Cultural and Heritage Sites


The castle of Apremont

The castle of Apremont is a castle in ruins built on a rocky promontory which dominates the valley of the Vie of the commune of Apremont.

It can be visited from April to September.

6 minutes from the Gîtes de la Grange aux Grains



Commequiers castle

Octagonal in shape with its 8 towers, it was built on the model of the Bastille

Currently closed to the public, its magnificent park nevertheless offers beautiful walks and a playground for children.

8 minutes from the Gîtes de la Grange aux Grains


Tiffauges castle

The largest medieval site in the west.

The castle presents live fire demonstrations with reconstructed medieval war machines (thematic tours)

About 1 hour from the Gîtes de la Grange aux Grains


History of Vendée in Lucs-sur-Boulogne

The historial is the museum that traces the history of the Vendée, from prehistory to the beginning of the 21st century. It is located on a site classified as "Sensitive natural area".

26 minutes from the Gîtes de la Grange aux Grains

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La bourrine à Rosalie in Sallertaine

Traditional habitat of the Breton Vendée marshes, with its thatched roof ... surrounded by water in winter.

You can discover it all year round in the town of Sallertaine (guided tour possible in high season: Price: € 4 Adult and € 2 Child from 8 to 18 years old).

28 minutes from the Gîtes de la Grange aux Grains


The Logis de la Chabotterie in Montréverd

 This Logis, high place of the Vendée war, was the place of the arrest of the Vendée General François Athanase Charette on March 23, 1796. 

The Logis de la Chabotterie, in the typical form of a bas-poitevin house, offers several activities as well as an escape game entitled "Charette and the forgotten treasure".

The International Floralies will be held from May 17 to 26, 2024 in the 48 hectare wooded park of the Logis de la Chabotterie.

34 minutes from the Gîtes.

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