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Excursion in an electric van - The Marais Poitevin by boat and bike

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Excursion in an electric van - The Marais Poitevin by boat and bike
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2 quai Georges Simenon - Le Gabut
17000 - La Rochelle
All-inclusive excursion in an electric van: accompanied by your local guide, you'll enjoy a day in the Vendée with a wide range of activities, including cycling, boating, a visit to an abbey and a brewery, meals and tastings.
Fridays from May to September, Damien, a guide for 14 years in the Marais Poitevin, accompanies you along the trail to discover the men who have shaped this territory over the centuries.

By boat, by bike, in the heart of Maillezais Abbey, your guide will share all his secrets with you, and take you to meet an artisan brewer and discover true gastronomy over a local picnic on the port of Maillé.

- Minibus transportation
- Tour guide
- Guided boat trip on the canals of Green Venice
- Visit to St-Pierre de Maillezais abbey
- Guided bike ride (14km, no relief)
- Picnic of local products from the Marais Poitevin on the Port de Maillé --> Please let us know if you have any allergies. (
- Brewery visit and tastings
- Tours in French. For tours in English, please contact us.
- Schedule: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

Program for the day:
9am: Departure from La Rochelle Tourist Office
(Meet 15 minutes before)

10am: Meet up in Maillezais with Damien, your guide for the day. By bicycle, led by the sound of birds and local traditions, you'll complete a dozen or so discovery stages.

Start the day by enjoying the magic of traditional boat trips in the heart of Green Venice. From the canal or on land, you'll enjoy unique views and discover the history of the majestic Maillezais Abbey.

12:30 pm: Take the bike path along the green marshlands to the traditional village.

For lunch, treat yourself to a picnic of the finest local produce. Then join Damien to explore Maillé's historical, architectural and hydraulic heritage. --> Please let us know if you have any allergies. (

3:30 pm: Finally, to round off the day, push open the doors of a craft brewery where you can taste local beers.

6:30pm: Return to La Rochelle Tourist Office
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140€ Adult
Périodes d'ouvertures
From 01/05 to 30/09/2024, every Friday between 9 am and 6.30 pm.

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01/05/2024 - 30/09/2024
La Rochelle Tourisme & Événements