You're going to love the eternal, authentic and amazing Vendée! Here, nature fully expresses herself, from the fine sand of its dunes to the scented forests, and including the Atlantic Ocean itself!
Latitude: N 46° 45' 7''
Longitude: W 2° 1' 2''
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Take a journey back in time and discover the traditions of Vendée! Here, you'll find a museum entirely given over to the history of the inhabitants and those who worked in the salt pans, with reconstructions of the region's typical dwellings and how they lived in days gone by. And there's nothing to stop you from finishing off your visit with a little stroll along one of the various hiking trails here!
Écomusée de la bourrine du Bois-Juquaud
4 chemin bois Juquaud
Since the 7th century, Vendée has been a region in which the salt pans have played a very important role. You can come and re-experience life in days gone by involving this industry - which used to be a flourishing one - as well as enjoy seeing the region's characteristic flora and fauna, and taste the salt produced by artisans and harvested from the salt pans of Vie during your visit!
Staying in Vendée, whether for a few weeks or several days, often causes visitors to experience an unusual and novel feeling, one that involves being in a place where all the elements have come together to create this lovely region. On foot, on horseback or by mountain bike, come and enjoy the countless hiking routes you'll find here, with its coastline and wooded countryside!