the Fontarabie in Fontenay

The river of the Vendée offers a wide range of activities that can be enjoyed by young and old. The Vendée has a diversity of rivers, marshes and lakes, where many species such as eels, pike-perch, pike and carp are found. For a wild and picturesque experience in the Vendée, go fishing in one of these charming rivers. You will be spoilt for choice with the Vie, the Lay, the Sèvre Nantaise and of course the Vendée. The Vendée can also be explored by bike, in the bright light of the Vendée, you will discover wild beaches and coasts, rivers, pine forests and mystical holm oaks.

The Fontarabie Hotel in the Vendée

A charming stopover in the heart of the Vendée, in the historic town of Fontenay le Comte, the Fontarabie hotel invites you to discover the magnificent landscapes of the Vendée. Located in a tastefully renovated former coaching inn in the centre of Fontenay, the Fontarabie hotel offers a warm and friendly welcome. You can enjoy a home-made cuisine that honours the products of the Vendée, such as eel, pikeperch or the Vendée brioche. The hotel's rooms, in shades of grey and purple, offer a charming setting to recharge your batteries in the Vendée.

The Vendée, exceptional natural landscapes

The Vendée has a large number of remarkable natural sites, including the forest of the Pays de Monts, the Marais Poitevin, also known as the Green Venice, the Mervent-Vouvant forest, the largest in the Vendée, through which the rivers La Mère and La Vendée flow, is ideal for horse riding, cycling and walking, and the Pointe d'Arçay nature reserve offers a rare wealth of fauna and flora. During your stay at Fontarabie, don't forget to visit the magnificent Sables d'Olonne.