Nature reserves and preserved areas in Vendée
Do you want to discover the nature reserves in Vendée? Your campsite Le Tropicana presents all those not to be missed!
The Vendée is one of the regions in which nature is best preserved.
The natural spaces are endless, the green forests, the lush seabed… And all this sublime nature can be observed thanks to all the nature reserves in Vendée!
Between preserved areas and nature reserves, there is a choice. So much so that it is sometimes difficult to make a choice.
If you don’t know which nature reserve in Vendée you absolutely have to visit, this article is for you.
The Tropicana, your 5-star campsite in Saint-Jean-de-Monts , presents all the natural destinations that you should not miss during your stay in Vendée. Explore incredible natural areas with this top 7!
1 – The Baie de l’Aiguillon National Nature Reserve
The Baie de l’Aiguillon National Nature Reserve is a real jewel of the Vendée.
Located near Saint-Jean-de-Monts, this reserve is home to a wide variety of migratory birds, such as spoonbills, elegant avocets and terns.
You can observe these magnificent birds in their natural habitat while walking along the trails.
Take advantage of this exceptional reserve to reconnect with nature and discover the rich birdlife of the region.
>>>To discover: The National Nature Reserve of the Baie de l’Aiguillon
2 – La Pointe d’Arçay, the most beautiful nature reserve in Vendée
The Pointe d’Arçay nature reserve is a peninsula, a preserved place that offers a landscape of great beauty.
Here you will find dunes , salt marshes, pine forests and a wild beach. This natural area is home to a rich fauna and flora, including many species of birds, mammals and insects.
Exactly what you need for an unforgettable nature excursion!
3 – The Poitevin marshes
The Poitevin marshes, nicknamed the “Green Venice “, is an expanse of marshes straddling three departments , including the Vendée.
This exceptional natural space is one of the most beautiful nature reserves in the Vendée. It is made up of canals, floodplains and wooded areas.
Board a traditional boat and let yourself be guided through the twists and turns of this unique marsh. You will discover unspoiled nature , varied fauna, soothing landscapes and a magical atmosphere.
The Marais Poitevin is an ideal place to recharge your batteries and connect with nature.
4 – The Bourgneuf Bay nature reserve
In the top 5 nature reserves in Vendée, the Baie de Bourgneuf nature reserve is a site of great ecological importance located on the Atlantic coast.
This reserve is home to a great diversity of bird, fish and plant species . It is also a refuge for many migratory species.
You can observe birds from the observatories or take advantage of the hiking trails to discover the different habitats of the reserve.
5 – The Massonne nature reserve
The Massonne nature reserve is a preserved area located a few kilometers from Saint-Jean-de-Monts.
This nature reserve in the Vendée is home to a wide variety of plant and animal species, including wild orchids and reptiles. You can walk the paths that cross the reserve and discover its biological diversity.
Take advantage of this haven of peace to relax and marvel at the beauty of nature.
6 – The island of Yeu
Although technically not a nature reserve, the Ile d’Yeu is an unspoilt natural gem in the Vendée.
Located off the coast, this island offers varied landscapes, with its cliffs, fine sandy beaches and wild coves. Explore the coastal paths and discover breathtaking panoramas.
The island of Yeu is also home to remarkable flora and fauna , with rare bird species and endemic plants. A visit to this unspoiled island is an unforgettable experience for nature lovers!
7 – The Fosse de l’Yonne nature reserve
Finally, the Fosse de l’Yonne nature reserve is a remarkable natural site located near the town of L’Aiguillon-sur-Mer.
This nature reserve in the Vendée is home to a great diversity of bird, fish and amphibian species. La Fosse de l’Yonne is a privileged place to observe the local fauna and relax in the heart of unspoiled nature.
For more tips for an unforgettable stay in Vendée, book your holiday at Le Tropicana campsite!