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Find a hotel a vacation rental a bed and breakfast a campsite a restaurant a leisure activity a flight a rental car Near your destination Les Herbiers town centre Abbey of La Grainetière (Les Herbiers) Castle of Ardelay (Les Herbiers) Church of Les Herbiers (Les Herbiers) Manor of the Bignon (Les Herbiers) Monument - Bains et lavoirs publics (Les Herbiers) Performance hall - Espace d'Herbauges (Les Herbiers) Tourist Office of Les Herbiers (Les Herbiers) Windmills of the Moulins à vent du Mont des Alouettes (Les Herbiers) Theme Park of the Puy du Fou (Les Epesses) Forest of the Parc Soubise (Mouchamps) Leisure Centre of La Tricherie (Mesnard-la-Barotière) Wood of the Défend (Mesnard-la-Barotière) Castle of the parc Soubise (Mouchamps) Leisure Centre of La Bretèche (Les Epesses) Leisure Centre of Poupet (Saint-Malô-du-Bois) Village of Mallièvre Wood of the Herbergement (Sainte-Florence) Leisure Centre of Gazeau (Mortagne-sur-Sèvre) Tourist Office of Mortagne-sur-Sèvre (Mortagne-sur-Sèvre) Castle of Pouzauges (Pouzauges) Tourist Office of the Pays de Pouzauges (Pouzauges) Church Notre-Dame (Cholet) Castle of Tiffauges (Tiffauges) Tourist Office of Chavagnes-en-Paillers (Chavagnes-en-Paillers) Racecourse of Clenet (Cholet) Tourist Office of Les Essarts (Les Essarts) Train station of Torfou (Torfou) Train station of Pouzauges (Pouzauges) Train station of Chantonnay (Chantonnay) Search
Since the 70s, the city of Herbiers confirmed its status as capital of high Vendée. The city lies at the heart of a vibrant and attractive, a rise due to the entrepreneurial spirit and success of a marriage between a multitude of innovative SMEs and large companies in national and international dimensions.
Les Herbiers is the 4th largest city in Vendee with more than 15 500 inhabitants and 11 800 jobs (3.3% unemployment rate, the French record!), Located inside the Community of Municipalities of the Land of Herbaria. Given this demographic and economic dynamism, many facilities have emerged to meet the needs and comfort of each, with the aim to provide quality spaces, friendly environment.
In 2007, the City of Herbiers received the National Award for urban art for its operation of the Pellinière Valley, an area model in terms of contemporary architecture and environmental approach.
Abbey of Grainetière: 12th century Benedictine abbey founded in 1130 by the Benedictine monks of Saintonge. The Abbe Prevost wrote to several pages of his novel Manon Lescaut. Historic Monument, the abbey houses since 1979, a small monastic community. Visit possible. Visit the mill Alouettes: the Mont des Alouettes, find a windmill still in operation, visit April to September. The Land of Herbiers offers many hiking trails to explore the landscape of woods, sunken lanes and its heritage. Free Festival sounds different (in February): Festival of contemporary music. The Spring of the Poets (March): For two weeks, the poetry Herbiers invested in all its forms and in all places. Festavril (April): Weekend fun that offers younger numerous workshops, shows, play games, concocted by the associations of the city, with the credo that of discovering fun. The Puyfolaise the Alouettes (May): Hiking, walking, running, mountain biking and cyclo. Gardens in the summer (July): free concerts in the gardens of the town hall. Les Nuits de mon Moulin (July / August): Shows the foot of the mills of the Alouettes on different themes - storytelling, traditional music ... Market for millers (the last weekend of August): Market dedicated to local products and renewable energy. Chrono Day (October): event combining a large trade show (250 exhibitors) against a time-trial cycling internationally, world reference, the Chrono des Nations. Court Baz'art Festival (November): short film festival.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND Railways of the Vendee during the summer, discover the Top Bocage Vendeen aboard a steam locomotive between Mortagne-sur-Sevre and Les Herbiers. Parc du Puy du Fou. All leisure activities around Les Herbiers
Abbey of the 12th century Grainetière
Cloister of the Abbey of Grainetière
Abbaye de la Grainetière - Tour of the abbot and kitchens
Abbey of the 12th century Grainetière
Location of the old church burned in the 16th century
Grainetière the Abbey - site of the old chapel burned in the 16th century
Abbaye de la Grainetière - Former chapter house
Abbey of Grainetière
Bousseau door of the castle overlooking the gardens Coria
Tour Bousseau used château from prison in 1793
Door giving access to gardens Coria
Dungeon Ardelay 15th century
Church of Our Lady of the 15th century
Stained glass windows of Notre-Dame
St. Peter's Church and St. Paul of the 12th century
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, nave, aisles and chancel
Stained glass windows of the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul
Mont des Alouettes
Mont des Alouettes
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