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Mortagne-sur-Sèvre

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

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

MunicipalityMortagne-sur-Sèvre
Postcode85290
Tourism label
Latitude46.9925740 (N 46° 59’ 33”)
Longitude-0.9528200 (W 0° 57’ 10”)
AltitudeFrom 57m to 151m
Surface area21.94 km²
Population6191 inhabitants
Density282 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (58 km, 39 min)
Insee code85151
IntercommunalityCC du Canton de Mortagne-sur-Sèvre
DepartmentVendée
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.

Photos

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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Weather

Sunday 24 may
Min. 14°C - Max. 22°C
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Monday 25 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 22°C
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Tuesday 26 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 20°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided tour of the Castle Oiselinière
Local flavours5 € to 10 € Gorges (29 km)
Pleasures of the palate and wine tasting at the castle
Local flavours5 € Le Pallet (35 km)
Taste and buy Vendée wine
Local flavours0 € to 350 € Saint-Philbert-de-Bouaine (45 km)

Outings

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)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels