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Puy du Fou

Travel back in time at one of France’s most popular attraction parks Puy du Fou. With more than one million visitors per year, this is the mean attraction in the Vendée and you will need a complete day. Puy du Fou is approx. 100 km (60 miles) from Beauvoir-sur-Mer.

Puy du Fou brings the past to life. There are 10 spectacular shows. You can revive the Roman life in a giant amphitheatre of 115 meters long. Here chariot races and gladiator fights take place with real lions. Furthermore there is a spectacular attack of the vikings on a fort from the year 1000.


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Vikings, Romans, Gladiators, etc.

There is a splendid bird of prey show in an old castle ruin with more than 100 birds of prey. There is also an attraction in a huge theatre from the 17th century, with a sword fighting show of 35 minutes, from the time of king Louis the 8th. Furthermore you can relive the life in the reconstructed villages from the 18th and 19th century. Behind each door there is something new.


From June to September, one of largest water, light and fire attractions in the world takes place on Friday – and Saturday night. These “Cinéscénie” is a perfect finish of your travel through time in Puy du Fou. For this spectacular show there are more than 1000 actors, 4000 costumes and more than 300 pieces of fire works. For this show it is advisable to reserve in advance as it is very popular.


Bus rides to the Puy du Fou

There are organised bus trips to Puy-du-Fou from La-Barre-de-Monts (10 km/6 miles) or Challans (18 km/ 11 miles). Reserving the bus trip or only tickets for Puy du Fou or Cinéscénie are things we are glad to do for you.

Discover below our region with its many possibilities


The situation of the Vendée with respect to the UK means that you can be with us within a day by boat and car. Discover the Vendée here.


DIn the Vendée approximately 2,500 hectares of nature have been opened for the public to walk and to cycle. Read more


The Vendee is a great department to hike. From our home in Beauvoir-sur-Mer and in our area we have set out various routes. Discover the hiking opportunities in our region.


With three golf courses within a radius of 35 km and another 7 golf courses within a radius of 60 km, the opportunities to play golf in our area are large. Discover the courses.


The lovely harbour town Pornic is in Breton style and at only 30 km from us. Read more


We live 800 meters from the Passage du Gois. A submersible road to the island of Noirmoutier, which can be used at low tide. Find out all about the magic Passage du Gois.


We have made an overview of the most beautiful beaches in our area. Read more


Discover the versatile island of Noirmoutier at only 5 km with low tide and otherwise always accessible via a bridge. Read more