Chantonnay

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TownChantonnaySaint-Germain-de-Prinçay at 4.4 km
Insee code85051Sigournais at 5.3 km
Postcode85110Saint-Hilaire-le-Vouhis at 6.2 km
Latitude46.6870819Saint-Vincent-Sterlanges at 7.2 km
Longitude-1.0501760Sainte-Cécile at 7.9 km
AltitudeFrom 18 to 112 metersLa Jaudonnière at 8.3 km
Surface82.91 km²La Réorthe at 8.9 km
Population8634 inhabitantsMonsireigne at 10 km
Density104 inhabitants/km²Mouchamps at 10.2 km
National labelSaint-Martin-des-Noyers at 10.5 km
Chief townLa Roche-sur-Yon (at 34 km, 33 min)Saint-Prouant at 10.6 km
DepartmentVendéeBazoges-en-Pareds at 10.7 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Chantonnay is the capital of the canton of Country Chantonnay. The villages of Saint Mars des Pres, and St. Philbert Puybelliard Bridge Charrault thereto.

The tourism industry is dominated by Lake Touchegray - Moulin Neuf in which people can fish, enjoy the beach, hiking trails, children's games and picnic tables.

In the city center, the park Clemenceau, surrounded by railings, is a haven of peace. You can discover some remarkable features such as the Heritage Chantonnay church with its bell tower of the fifteenth, the church of Puybelliard the posterns Ponsay the mansion, the leaking of Dinchin trips to the bends.

One can find all kinds of shops (supermarkets and shops of downtown).

The city supports the development of sports events with the hike in 4 days Chantonnay and in June 2010, the National Road Cycling Championships. Cultural activities are also honored with the Music Festival Tales and ampersand in November, the Music Festival, the fireworks on July 13th, and entertainment during the summer in the park Clemenceau.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Lake Touchegray - Moulin Neuf: hiking, restaurants, picnic tables and fishing 3 km from downtown.
  • In the center, Clemenceau park, park in the English 19th.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Chantonnay
Information pointsTourist Office of Chantonnay
Performance hallsSalle des Congrès

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Chantonnay home every weekend of the Ascension of the four days of hiking. 4 days of hiking trails where you can do every day circuit of 42 km, 28 km, 22 km or 12 km.
  • Ampersand Festival: November. Festival of music and storytelling.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Castle Sigournais:
  • Castle of the 15th century.
  • Exhibition of heraldry.
  • Open in July and August from 14:30 to 18:30, by appointment out of season.
  • Information: Tel: +33 2 51 40 40 71.
  • Prieuré de Grammont in St. Prouant: open from June 1 to September 16 to 10 to 19.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Microlight flight over the Vendée farmland and coastSports sensationsFrom 48 € to 260 €Mouchamps (13.5 km)
Horse-drawn carriage trips in Sud-VendéeNature and the outdoorsFrom 136 € to 826 €Sainte-Hermine (16 km)
Visit a donkey’s milk soap workshopCraftFreeLes Epesses (25 km)
Museum of Old Cooking UtensilsCulture and education5 €Saint-Denis-la-Chevasse (28 km)

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WEATHER

Saturday 20 September
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Min. 14°C - Max. 25°C
Sunday 21 September
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Min. 14°C - Max. 21°C
Monday 22 September
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Min. 10°C - Max. 19°C

RESTAURANTS

 
World food restaurantLe Canotier   SPECIAL OFFER
Mouchamps
On Astaire - Named after the famous hat round the iconic actor Frederick Austerlitz, Le Canotier restaurant welcomes you in a warm and friendly atmosphere. On the trail of success -...
Located 10.3 km from Chantonnay24 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsLes Dauphin de Vendee    
9.2
Saint-Vincent-Sterlanges
Sleep in guest houses in Dauphin is also power: discover the Puy du Fou and his cinéscénie, walk on the Green Venice, conquer and Aquarium La Rochelle, Nantes, Poitiers and Futuroscope,...
Located 6.3 km from ChantonnayFrom 62 € to 67 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Lucarlière    
8.6
Saint-Cyr-des-Gâts
Quietly in the countryside, in town for 3 luxury rooms, including a more 5 people. (3 ch. Airconditioned) - Dining room with kitchen available. Entry independent Internet access. Fenced...
Located 18.1 km from ChantonnayFrom 48 € to 55 € the double room 
Apartment with 2 bedroomsLa Framboisine    
9.5
Saint-Michel-Mont-Mercure
10 minutes from puy du fou. Cet apartment of 30 sqm is located in the owner's house, with a separate entrance. This is an ideal family together for a couple and 2 or 3 children or 2...
Located 19.7 km from ChantonnayFrom 57 € to 67 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsVacances dans village médiéval.  
9.6
Bazoges-en-Pareds
Village house fully furnished, terraced to the owners in the medieval village with garden and parking.
Located 10.5 km from ChantonnayFrom 400 € to 500 € per week 
House for 12 personsGÎte de l'arkanson
La Caillère-Saint-Hilaire
Television in the ceiling, completely redone nine pool, heated (28 °) and covered with high cover! Relax quietly on the outskirts of a pretty village has caillere St. Hilaire, all kinds...
Located 13.5 km from ChantonnayFrom 800 € to 1700 € per week 
House for 5 personsDomaine de Garreau  
9.2
Saint-Martin-des-Fontaines
House of character, Marais Poitevin, comfortable 4-star ranking prefecture again, indoor pool, sauna, fishing lake on site, bike, garden available, hiking trail on site, Marais Poitevin...
Located 20 km from ChantonnayFrom 400 € to 950 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
39 places over 4 haCamping le Hameau du Petit Lay    
8.5
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Mouchamps
Small family campsite, ideal for your holidays green Vendée. 15 wooden cabins open year round. Swimming pool, playground, ping pong, volleyball, hiking, TV room, children's enterta...
Located 9.8 km from Chantonnay13.90 € per day 

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HOTELS

Village Vacances de Chantonnay - Hotel in ChantonnayVillage Vacances de Chantonnay     
7.7
Chantonnay
With its seasonal outdoor swimming pool and football and tennis table, Village Vacances de Chantonnay is located in the Lay Valley, 1 km away from a fishing lake. La Roche-sur-Yon is...
Located in ChantonnayRoom from 61 €
Inter-Hotel Le Moulin Neuf - Hotel in ChantonnayInter-Hotel Le Moulin Neuf     
7.6
Chantonnay
The Moulin Neuf is located in Chantonnay, in a peaceful country setting opposite Chantonnay lake making it the ideal place for those seeking calm and relaxation. Its location in the...
Located in ChantonnayRoom from 65 €
Le Logis Des Chouans - Hotel in ChantonnayLe Logis Des Chouans     
6.8
Chantonnay
This hotel is in the centre of Cantonnay, 450 metres from the train station and 30 km from Puy du Fou Theme Park. It offers free Wi-Fi access in public areas and an on-site bar with...
Located in ChantonnayRoom from 48 €

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Best Western Spa Atlantic Thalasso
Situated 300 metres from a long sandy beach, this hotel overlooks St Jean-de-Monts Golf Course. Guests have free access to the thalassotherapy centre with...
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