Take a step back and discover the history of the Vendée!
You will find many vestiges of differents periods: the prehistory of the Vendée wars throughout the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Revolution.
The megalithic sites of the island of Yeu defy the centuries, the castles such as Tiffauges, the Manors such as Chabotterie, Renaissance castles like the Puy du Fou which commemorates every year the rich history of the Vendée…
Castles of all ages, all styles, in good condition or as a ruin, you will discover the history of the Vendée.
The vendee emphasizes rich heritage of religious art with its abbeys, Romanesque and Gothic churches.
Our museums, outdoor museums and also the Historial de la Vendée commemorate the history of the department.