The Marais Poitevin
The second largest wetland area after the Camargue with a surface area of 100,000 hectares, the Marais Poitevin is an exceptional territory with an exceptional ecological and wildlife wealth. The Marais Poitevin can be experienced and shared all year round: cultural sites, culinary diversity - the famous Echiré butter is classified as one of the finest -, remarkable environmental riches, festivals and summer events, etc. Located south of Fontenay-le-Comte, the Venise Verte is the most popular part of the Marais Poitevin. With its many canals forming waterways covered with green lentils, amidst ash and poplar trees, the wet marshland offers a romantic getaway. From our charming hotel in the Marais Poitevin, explore the region at your leisure!
There are many outdoor activities to be enjoyed: boat trips, fishing, birdwatching, canoeing, walking, horse riding, horse-drawn carriage rides or cycling... So many leisure activities that will plunge you into a different and relaxing world each time.
The Marais Poitevin has been awarded several labels: Regional Nature Park, Grand Site de France and European Tourist Destination of Excellence.