Description: In the lovely setting of le Château de la Guignardière this purpose built tourist attraction (with an original chateau) offers a pleasant day out for younger families with four different discovery trails including one specifically for 3-7 year olds.  Ideal for younger families

Location: Heading on the D949 from Lucon in the direction of Les Sables, you’ll find the Château de la Guignardière on the left hand side just outside Avrillé.  There’s plentiful parking available.

General information: Open 10AM – 9PM in peak summer months.  For more information call 02 51 22 33 06 or see their website.

Our recommendations: Pack a picnic to get the most from your day (although there’s a snack bar if you prefer convenience).

For the children: Basically made for them!


Here’s more information to make the most of your visit to the Vendée: