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Useful Tourist Information
Useful tourist information to give you a taste of what is in and around the immediate vicinity of La Petite Guyonnière and to assist you to become familiar with the area. “Useful tourist information” is such a broad statement that one page simply can’t do this beautiful area credit. The list of things to see and do is huge, with many of them close to La Petite Guyonnière so you could not go far wrong by visiting the Vendée Tourisme website. If you want culture, history, nature, or just plain fun, there is no better place to stay than here at La Petite Guyonnière. No matter how many times you visit, there will always be plenty to keep you entertained.
Exploring the area is a pleasure due to the extensive and well-maintained road network. Outside of major towns, the traffic density is low, so you spend less time sitting in traffic and more time exploring. Everything is within easy reach, historical sites, lively coastal resorts or picturesque towns and villages. The Vendée boasts over 160 km of wide sandy beaches. Close by there is the calm of St Gilles-Croix-de-Vie (28km), or if you prefer hustle and bustle, then there is St Jean-de-Monts (33km). The countryside is diverse, from open fields to woodland, marshland to sand dunes, the Vendée is perfect for ramblers and nature lovers.
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Our country lanes, open countryside and woodlands make walking a real pleasure.
The same country lanes, open countryside and woodlands are also a pleasure for runners, but you pass them quicker.
For “pleasure cycling” there are over 1,800km of dedicated cycling tracks and trails.
The Vendée Tourism website has all the information that you could possibly need to ensure a great cycling experience.
For serious “road cycling” the options are infinite. Country roads are quiet, well maintained and other vehicles will give you plenty of space when passing.
This area is ideal for serious training regimes, particularly “Triathlon”. The terrain is varied, open water is close-by, the largest lake in the Vendée (170 hectares) is only 2.5km away. The road network is extensive, French drivers are “cycle friendly” and there are plenty of off-road tracks.
Local Amenities - Mache (2.4km)
Local Amenities - Apremont (6km)
Attractions In The Local Area
Although not in the immediate area, your holiday would not be complete without a visit to Puy Du Fou, simply the “Best Park” in the world. On your visit you will be transported through 2000 years of history, it’s a memorable experience that is unique to the Vendée.
At just over an hour’s drive, the park is a sensational experience that you will want to repeat again, and again.
“Our personal record is 4 visits in one season”
Sometimes being on holiday is all about relaxing. Sometimes it’s about adventure, thrills, and excitement. So, whatever type of holiday you prefer, there are so many things to see and do close to La Petite Guyonnière that being bored will not be one of them.
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