Tourist Attractions near to Le Gite Tranquille

Gite Tranquille near Thire in Vendee
Call: 00 33 251 28 43 98
The cottage is set on the edge of the peaceful village of La Jousselinière, only 7km from Sainte Hermine, which has many shops, restaurants and bars. The village of Thiré is only 2km away, and there is a bar & pizzeria open nightly.

Le Gite Tranquille lives up to its name, and you will find many a quiet country lane to walk or cycle along - you will be able to bird watch en route with many birds of prey and migratory birds nesting in the area. Boating and fishing are available nearby on the lake at St Martin Lars or in the Forest of Mervent. For the more energetic guests, there is horse riding or a swimming pool within 20 minutes and the beaches of the southern Vendée are only 45 minutes drive away.
There are many tourist attractions within a 30km radius, including the Indian Adventure Park - where you can learn to swing through the trees and bungie jump, The Automobile Museum at Talmont St Hilaire and the Adventure Château at Avrillé with its garden treasure trail and pirate picnic area!
Indian Adventure Park
The Car Museum at Talmont St Hilaire
The Chateau des Aventuriers

The Puy du Fou Theme Park

A journey back in time to the era of The Vikings,The Gladiators, the Musketeers or Medieval France in this world famous historical Theme Park. There is also a superb open-air show in the evening. Book well in advance!


An Adventure Theme Park dedicated to the art of the cinema, where you can dance with robots, meet dinosaurs or fly through space. A fun day out for all the family! Don't miss the evening spectacular.

The Aquarium at La Rochelle

A holiday is not complete without a visit to the historic city of La Rochelle, with its Old Port and arcaded shopping streets. The Aquarium is also a must-see!

Puy du Fou Theme Park in Vendee
Futuroscope Theme Park
The Aquarium at La Rochelle
For a more sedate day out there is the world famous Venise Verte - a Regional Wetland Park, with miles of canals and ruined abbeys to explore. The scenery is stunning and there are many villages and small towns dotted nearby to stop for refreshments.
The Marais Poitevin at Coulon
The Venise Verte in France
The Ruined Abbey at Maillezais
For lots of ideas about what to see and do in the Vendée, please see our Facebook Page on the link to the right. The information is updated regularly with all of the current events and attractions.
There are many different seaside resorts and towns within driving distance, including the harbour at Talmont St Hilaire where you can see the daily oyster catch being brought ashore, La Tranche sur Mer, with its bustling tourist streets and the old town of La Rochelle with its harbour-side cafés and restaurants. A great place to explore and take in the atmosphere.
The Harbour at Port Bourgenay
Souvenir Shops at La Tranche sur Mer
The Old Port at La Rochelle
The Beaches
There is a wide selection of beaches along the southern Vendée coast - with fine sand or rock pools, wild surf or children's entertainment.
Over 140km of beaches in the Vendee
Kite Surfing at Talmont St Hilaire
The Long Beach at les Sables d Olonne
Weather La Chapelle-Thémer

Our reservations are managed by Annette & Jason Khan
Tel: 00 33 (0)2 51 28 43 98
Le Gite Tranquille
1 Rue du Logis, La Jousselinière, 85210 La Chapelle Themer, France

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