At the heart of Vendée, 10 km from the Puy du Fou, Saint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre owes its name to "Holy City of La Vendee" Louis-Marie Grignon de Montfort. Some 25 000 visitors per year, as John Paul 2nd in 1996, come to pray at his tomb in the basilica. There are also in Saint-Laurent 2500 students including 1300 internal within the whole school Saint Gabriel - Saint Michael. And then at Saint-Laurent to live, to stroll in any season on the many trails and parks along the Sevre Nantes.
A rich heritage
St. Laurent-sur-Sevre deserves its name, "Holy City of La Vendee" because its history is intimately linked to that of St. Louis Marie Grignon de Montfort, whose tomb lies in the Basilica, where Pope John Paul 2nd came to collect September 19, 1996.
A green valley
Why not continue your visit by the discovery of 50 hectares of green spaces and edges of Sevres. You will enjoy the park Sevre Black wood of Barbinière and fitness trail, the viaduct Barbin, mills and the site of Roger.