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Faymoreau

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Faymoreau - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée
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Faymoreau is a charming village across from 1827 to 1958 through a glorious period in the discovery and exploitation of coal. Since this mining village keeps the memories of his past: The settlements, dwellings of miners and their workers always cultivated gardens, fishing docks at the edge of the pond dam of 6 hectares, the chapel built in 1876 Miners with its 19 contemporary glass made by Carmelo Zagari in 2001, the Hotel des Mines in Art Deco style built in 1918 ...

Geographical information

MunicipalityFaymoreau
Postcode85240
Tourism label
Latitude46.5379320 (N 46° 32’ 17”)
Longitude-0.6276290 (W 0° 37’ 39”)
AltitudeFrom 54m to 121m
Surface area10.99 km²
Population216 inhabitants
Density19 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (51 mi, 1h07)
Insee code85087
IntercommunalityCC Vendée, Sèvre, Autise
DepartmentVendée
TerritoryPoitou
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Puy-de-Serre2.8 mi (7 min)
Marillet2.9 mi (7 min)
Saint-Laurs3.7 mi (8 min)
Le Busseau4.2 mi (8 min)
Beugnon-Thireuil4.2 mi (11 min)
Saint-Hilaire-de-Voust4.5 mi (9 min)
Saint-Maixent-de-Beugné5.6 mi (10 min)
Saint-Hilaire-des-Loges5.7 mi (11 min)
Foussais-Payré5.8 mi (12 min)
Puihardy6.1 mi (13 min)
Scillé6.2 mi (12 min)
Coulonges-sur-l'Autize6.4 mi (12 min)
Loge-Fougereuse7.3 mi (13 min)
Saint-Maurice-des-Noues7.5 mi (17 min)
Xanton-Chassenon7.6 mi (15 min)

Things to see and do

Museum of Mining Centre: Located in the former dormitories of glassware, the Museum of Mining Centre brings back the glorious industrial past of the mining basin Faymoreau: simulated descent 525 meters deep, through a reconstituted visit the settlements gallery. ..

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Photos

Corona homes for minors
Corona homes for minors
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Pontoon fishing pond dam
Pontoon fishing pond dam
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A window in the chapel of Minors
A window in the chapel of Minors
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Weather

Tuesday 20 june
Min. 14°C - Max. 22°C
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Wednesday 21 june
Min. 11°C - Max. 23°C
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Thursday 22 june
Min. 13°C - Max. 25°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Carriage ride in the Poitevin marsh
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 12 € Maillezais (13.5 mi)
Le Gué Gardens
Nature and the great outdoors5 € Lhoumois (26 mi)
Maiden flight and introduction to autogyro flying
Sports sensations39 € to 179 € Luçon (28 mi)
Play and experiment in a fun laboratory
Entertainment18 € to 29 € Chanverrie (31 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Wood of Lavas - La Taillée
HikeEasy1h05La Taillée (18.1 mi)
The Golden Ball - The Ford of Velluire
HikeEasy1h05Le Gué-de-Velluire (18.1 mi)
Laves Wood
HikeEasy1h00La Taillée (18.1 mi)
Rochereau Trail - Sigournais
HikeEasy2h20Sigournais (19.7 mi)
Martyrs' Cross Trail - Chantonnay
HikeEasy1h10Chantonnay (20 mi)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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