La Roche-sur-Yon Towns and Villages in La Roche-sur-Yon

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    • La Roche sur Yon is at the heart of the Vendée, it is the most populated municipality in the department with an urban area of nearly 120,000 inhabitants. It is an economic, student and dynamic living area. In terms of tourism, this city created under Napoleonic impulse in the 19th century is not devoid of interest. You will enjoy going shopping there and why not staying there to see a show at the La Roche-sur-Yon theater or a sporting event? Stroll around Place Napoléon in the city center to see the famous mechanical bestiary “Les Animaux de la place” developed by the company La Machine. You can operate the sculptures with joysticks!

      La Roche-sur-Yon is an important stopover for horse lovers , who can visit the Haras de la Vendée, a large park run by the Department of Vendée, to learn more about the training of horses, their daily care and how work sessions are organized to set up equestrian shows. In the continuity of this visit, why not attend a horse race at the Hippodrome des Terres-Noires in La Roche-sur-Yon?

      • Another nice park for walking in La Roche sur Yon: The Oudairies urban park, the Alluchon and Rivoli parks for cycling or walking along the water's edge.

      Around La Roche sur Yon, discover the Yon Valley, for hiking and walks. In the Jardin des Orioles, at the Chaos du Piquet, there are also interactive walks, set up by the Tourist Office.

      Near La Roche-sur-Yon, La Chaize le Vicomte, where you can visit the Charles Payraudeau museum

      In Chaillé under the Ormeaux the garden of the House of Dragonflies, for lovers of biodiversity and permaculture. It is not far from many hiking departures to the Yon Valley.

      The Moulin de Rambourg is located in Nemsy, it is a place open to the public, where you can discover the work of the Meunier. In Nemsy, also take advantage of the castle park, which is open in summer for guided tours.

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MOUILLERON-LE-CAPTIF / Agathéa

MOUILLERON-LE-CAPTIF / Agathéa
MOUILLERON-LE-CAPTIF / Agathéa

4,8 km - Mouilleron-le-Captif

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MOUILLERON-LE-CAPTIF / Les Pervenches

MOUILLERON-LE-CAPTIF / Les Pervenches
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4,8 km - Mouilleron-le-Captif

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Le Marché des Halles

Le Marché des Halles
Le Marché des Halles

The Halles Market in La Roche-sur-Yon Located in the historic heart of the city of La Roche-sur-Yon, the Marché des ...

213 m - La Roche-sur-Yon

Cyel contemporary art space

Cyel contemporary art space
Cyel contemporary art space

The Cyel Contemporary Art Space in La Roche-sur-Yon is an exhibition center and a mediation space. Guided tours, ...

364 m - La Roche-sur-Yon

l'Opéra des Fromages

l'Opéra des Fromages
l'Opéra des Fromages

L'Opéra des Fromages, an artisan shop with a selection of tasty cheeses in La Roche-sur-Yon In the heart of the ...

644 m - La Roche-sur-Yon

Chocolate Museum

Chocolate Museum
Chocolate Museum

Ready for a gourmet visit to La Roche-sur-Yon? Chocolate artisans since 1956 invite you to discover the whole ...

2,8 km - La Roche-sur-Yon

Savonnerie Polka

Savonnerie Polka
Savonnerie Polka

The Polka soap factory is based in La Roche-sur-Yon. The soaps are made in our workshop in Vendée with love and ...

3,3 km - La Roche-sur-Yon

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La Roche-sur-Yon

Address

La Roche-sur-Yon
85000

GPS coordinates

46° 40'13.83"N, 1° 25'35.19"W

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