Tourism La Roche-sur-Yon

La Roche-sur-Yon is the prefecture of the department of Vendee in Western Loire region. It was built in 1804 by Napoleon.

The city center is marked by its history, with the presence of the equestrian statue of the Emperor. This dynamic city is full of projects. Its historical and cultural heritage, parks and gardens and landscapes make a city attractive to tourists.

Elements seem essential, as the Church of St. Louis whose architecture is inspired by the Roman basilicas or the theater of the city that has the air of ancient temple.

With a water level of over 700 hectares, the city offers visitors water activities and many sports activities.

Sights in La Roche-sur-Yon


  • Thème : Sites and museums
  • Départ : La roche-sur-yon
  • Durée : 7 jours

In 1804 when the town of la roche-sur-yon was founded by napoleon i, it was simply an isolated village. today la roche-sur-yon is the principal town of the vendee region and is renowned for its spectacular growth, making it a new town of the 21st century.

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Discovering vendée

  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : La roche-sur-yon
  • Durée : 7 jours

Discover towns and cities to visit in the Vendée department.

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  • Thème : Sites and museums
  • Départ : La roche-sur-yon
  • Durée : 7 jours

Facing the atlantic ocean, at the heart of the côte de lumière, the commune of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez enjoys an exceptional position, providing to its visitors the diversity and richness of its protected natural areas.

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Discovering Château d'Olonne

  • Thème : Walks
  • Départ : Chateau-d'olonne
  • Durée : 9 jours

Between sea and countryside, the ocean harmony.

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