• to be full of activities
  • to enjoy nature

Mervent, the family adventure

Sharing unforgettable moments!


Two days with the family in a beautiful natural environment!

Hiking in the forest

Start your first day with a family hike. For a couple hours you can forget your troubles in an exceptional environment, in a preserved natural area (map of walking trails available at the Tourist Office).

Then head to the edge of Lake Mervent, a refreshing place for your lunch (cafés and restaurants with views of the lake).

Visit Mervent Zoo

Five minutes from the lake, visit Natur’Zoo  and spend a relaxing afternoon with the family.

Over three hundred animals and 60 different species: tigers, lions, bears, wolves, monkeys, reptiles, giraffes, red pandas and lemurs!

Tasting the local specialities

End your first day with a tasting of local products at the Lutine tea rooms - préfou, Vendée brioche, cakes and other treats...

On lake Mervent

Start your second day with an electric boat ride or a canoe trip on Lake Mervent. Rent your boat at the Outdoor Leisure Centre.

Enjoy the many picnic areas scattered around the forest.

Discover the attractions of the Parc de Pierre Brune

Your family adventure comes to and end while having fun, all afternoon, with the games at the Parc de Pierre-Brune. This family amusement park offers various activities: mini karting, elastic trampoline, bumper boats, toro-rodeo and many more​.