Dotted with many farms and vineyards, the town of Port-Saint-Père is situated on a Roman road which there called road salt, is still visible. In the past, Acheneau had a very important fluvial activity, as evidenced by the port of Morinière, which reached up to the early 20th century heavy traffic of barges carrying grain, wine, wood and other goods. This port is now the perfect place for a quiet fishing party. The river is also Acheneau castles and manor houses, one can see the castle including Grandville, whose columns of the balcony reminiscent of Italian architecture, or Briord castle, transformed into "madness" (the name given to the time to large town houses) in the 17th century.
The Second World War lasted for 9 to Port-Saint-Père months (from August 1944 to May 11, 1945) than in the rest of France. For the record, a 250 kg bomb U.S. based since 1944, standing on a rock at one meter below the level of the road, the village of Pilon. It was at 7:00, March 8, 2009, 200 people were evacuated to defuse the bomb.
Animal Park: One of the main attractions of the town is the park "Wild Planet". Discover your vehicle over 2000 amazing animals and majestic along the 10 km track Safari: deer, elephants, wolves, zebras ... Then discover the dolphins in the Marine City, unique show in the West! The trip ends with a step to the village from the bush and a course of the jungle! Ideal for families!
The Church of St. Pierre (1880).
Our Lady of Good Guard, Calvary erected in memory of soldiers of World War II, Route de Saint-Mars-de-Costs.
Le Moulin de Beauvais (nineteenth century).
Port of Morinière: Located on a waterway leading in the Loire, it was a very active maritime traffic until the early 20th century.
Is found in the town of Port-Saint-Père many castles: Castle Briord (1770), chapel (1780) and 18th century mill, the castle of Pre-Meriet the early 19th century and 17th century chapel, Castle Tower from the 19th century, the castle of the river from the same time as the castle of Grandville (1825) and its 17th century chapel.
The discovery trail bike (24 km / 2 hours): wood, water, stone, plants and animals are revealed throughout the ride. You will cross a lot of villages where farmers practice direct selling at the farm.
The circuit of the Red Sands (7 km / 1:45) through the woods, pasture, vineyards and wetlands, walk on the path of Bourgneuf, ancient Roman road. Go to Port Hamoneau along the Acheneau and go near the old quarries of red sand.
The circuit of Safari and Held (5 km / 1:15) by following this path you may be surprised to see a herd of gazelles or antelopes and hear the elephants trumpeting. Discover the vineyards and the marshes of the Jutière where Acheneau, nearby, joined the Lake Grandlieu.