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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Mortagne-sur-Sèvre - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Chosen as the preferred place to live since Neolithic times, the promontory overlooking Mortagne-sur-Sèvre deep green valley. Its location, near the Vendee, made as a necessary step on the Nantes-Poitiers between Paris and the Vendée coast. The Sevres, which enabled the city to get rich labor mills and tanneries in the 19th and 20th centuries, is now providing the residents a pleasant environment. In the grove, where factories are in the country, residents enjoy a rich local economy and the near Cholet, while preserving their quality of life harmonious.

With the many trails and paths more or less precipitous, the Sevres and its banks are conducive to outdoor recreation and willingly engage mortagne running, climbing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking course. The network of sports and cultural associations reflects the dynamism of its people and feel that awaits you during your stay.

The Steam Train - Mortagne departure station - lets you discover the picturesque landscapes of the Haut Bocage Vendéen.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude46.9925740 (N 46° 59’ 33”)
Longitude-0.9528200 (W 0° 57’ 10”)
AltitudeFrom 57m to 151m
Surface area21.94 km²
Population6182 inhabitants
Density281 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (58 km, 39 min)
Insee code85151
IntercommunalityCC du Canton de Mortagne-Sur-Sèvre
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Christophe-du-Bois5.5 km (9 min)
La Verrie5.6 km (8 min)
Saint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre6.9 km (9 min)
La Tessoualle9.1 km (13 min)
Saint-Aubin-des-Ormeaux9.6 km (12 min)
Le Longeron9.7 km (11 min)
Saint-Martin-des-Tilleuls10 km (14 min)
Cholet10 km (14 min)
Saint-Malô-du-Bois10.6 km (15 min)
La Séguinière11.3 km (13 min)
Chambretaud11.7 km (12 min)
Treize-Vents13.2 km (14 min)
La Gaubretière13.5 km (12 min)
La Romagne14.3 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Market on Tuesday morning.


Steam Train on viaduct High Maunnerie
Steam Train on viaduct High Maunnerie
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Steam Train in Station Mortagne-sur-Sèvre
Steam Train in Station Mortagne-sur-Sèvre
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Friday 9 october
Min. 6°C - Max. 16°C
Saturday 10 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 17°C
Sunday 11 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 17°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided tour of Château de l'Oiselinière
Local flavours5 € to 10 € Gorges (29 km)
Taste and buy Vendée wine
Local flavours0 € to 5 € Saint-Philbert-de-Bouaine (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Beaupréau Castle Park
HikeEasy2h00Beaupréau (23 km)
Plessis Park
HikeEasy2h00Chaudron-en-Mauges (32 km)
Itinéraire cyclable entre Mormaison, Saint André Treize Voies et Saint Sulpice le Verdon
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h20Mormaison (39 km)
Carquefou - Saint-Mars-la-Jaille Greenway
Cycling itineraryEasy5h00Carquefou (54 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals