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Bournezeau

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Bournezeau - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée
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Geographical information

MunicipalityBournezeau
Postcode85480
Latitude46.6356290 (N 46° 38’ 8”)
Longitude-1.1710110 (W 1° 10’ 16”)
AltitudeFrom 12m to 104m
Surface area60.49 km²
Population3312 inhabitants
Density54 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (21 km, 20 min)
Insee code85034
IntercommunalityCC Pays de Chantonnay
DepartmentVendée
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Les Pineaux4.9 km (6 min)
Fougeré6.1 km (9 min)
Thorigny6.4 km (8 min)
Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis8.9 km (12 min)
Moutiers-sur-le-Lay10 km (11 min)
La Chaize-le-Vicomte10.3 km (9 min)
Château-Guibert10.4 km (12 min)
Saint-Martin-des-Noyers10.8 km (13 min)
Chantonnay11.9 km (13 min)
Bessay12.2 km (13 min)
Sainte-Pexine12.3 km (14 min)
Sainte-Hermine13 km (12 min)
Saint-Florent-des-Bois13 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Visit the windmill of the Cave. The mill operates in the summer.

The church was built on the 19th of a former church of the XII, the church was in the ramparts of a castle.

Abbey Trizay, twelfth, only open during Heritage Days.

The Rochette bridge and ruined village.

Lovely walk along the river "the Great Lay".

Places of interest

Transport

Events and festivities

Country Heritage Day in June.

Photos

Moulin de la Cave of the 19th century
Moulin de la Cave of the 19th century
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Church Bournezeau (1880) built on an ancient church
Church Bournezeau (1880) built on an ancient church
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The choir and its massive columns supporting the nave
The choir and its massive columns supporting the nave
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Pietà in the church of Bournezeau
Pietà in the church of Bournezeau
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Trizay Cistercian Abbey of the 12th century
Trizay Cistercian Abbey of the 12th century
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The Bridge on the Rochette
The Bridge on the Rochette
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Following the Grand River Lay, water retention
Following the Grand River Lay, water retention
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Cave where people took refuge during the invasions
Cave where people took refuge during the invasions
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Remains of the ruined castle during the Wars of Religion
Remains of the ruined castle during the Wars of Religion
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The windows of the church
The windows of the church
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A Celtic cross , is found where the Druids went
A Celtic cross , is found where the Druids went
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Presbytery
Presbytery
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Windmill
Windmill
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Weather

Tuesday 28 july
Min. 9°C - Max. 15°C
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Wednesday 29 july
Min. 10°C - Max. 20°C
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Thursday 30 july
Min. 10°C - Max. 22°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse-drawn carriage trips in Sud-Vendée
Nature and the great outdoors160 € to 950 € Sainte-Hermine (12.3 km)
Visit the Farm Animals
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 9 € Avrillé (32 km)
Tandem parachute jump in Vendée
Sports sensations280 € Château-d'Olonne (46 km)
Taste and buy Vendée wine
Local flavours0 € to 5 € Saint-Philbert-de-Bouaine (47 km)
Jet Ski hire at Sables d’Olonne
Sports sensations110 € to 260 € Les Sables-d'Olonne (49 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Laves Wood
HikeEasy1h00La Taillée (34 km)
Itinéraire cyclable entre Mormaison, Saint André Treize Voies et Saint Sulpice le Verdon
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h20Mormaison (37 km)
Circuit n°9 - coex
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h00Coëx (45 km)
Circuit n°7 - la chaize giraud
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate50 minLandevieille (48 km)
Circuit n°2 - l'aiguillon sur vie
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h10L'Aiguillon-sur-Vie (48 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels