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The Marais Poitevin by bike in 3 days and 2 nights in a guesthouse in Maillezais. Visit of the abbey and guided boat trip.

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Discover a unique, beautiful and wild place during this short stay in the Marais Poitevin and the Vendée. Cycling is the best way to discover this magical place since the paths are completely flat. Cycle along the canals and the conches and enjoy the calm of these places and sleep in a pleasant and warm guest room a stone's throw from the Maillezais abbey.


Highlights of the stay:

  • the wild swamp
  • Maillezais abbey
  • the guided boat trip
  • Coulon and Damvix
  • Fontenay le Comte

Day 1 - Maillé loop - 10 km


Reception at your guest room from 3 p.m.
Getting started with the bikes and first cycling tour in Vendée to Maillé.

Dinner in a restaurant near the accommodation.

2nd day - Coulon loop and boat trip - 41 km

After breakfast, cycle to the pier to enjoy your guided boat ride. Then continue your road to reach the wet marshes and Coulon where you can admire the very beautiful market garden houses on the edge of Sèvre. Join Arçais by the cycle paths and don't hesitate to come and see us at the Bicyclette Verte! Your route continues to Damvix then return to the accommodation via the Mazeau.

Dinner in a restaurant near the accommodation.

Day 3 - Fontenay le Comte - 35 km


Visit of the abbey in the morning (free time). Your last bike tour takes you to Fontenay le Comte, architectural pearl of the Vendée, where you can admire the 16th century facades. The city is crowned with the label "city and country of Art and History".


Return to accommodation and end of the tour at the end of the afternoon.



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General informations :

  • 3 days and 2 nights
  • Accommodation: bed and breakfast
  • Child rates: contact us

The dates :


Achievable between April and October 2024.


Included :

  • Star circuit in freedom
  • Half-board stay
  • access to our Respire Voyages application with day by day itineraries
  • 1 hour of guided boat
  • Visit of the Maillezais abbey
  • Assistance in case of breakdown (except puncture)

Not included :

  • Transport to the place of departure
  • Personal expenses
  • Visits other than those included in the program
  • Tourist tax to be paid on site

The options :

  • VTC or VAE rental
  • Additional night (s) at the start or end of the tour
  • Transfer by minibus from Niort station to accommodation in Arçais
  • Theft insurance for the rented bike
  • cancellation insurance


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Ground :

80% of cycle paths and very rolling paths. The circuits pass away from the cars, in the heart of the marsh.


Weather :

Very shaded, mild sun, a little wind, pleasant temperatures.



- 15 to 35 km per day, or 1h30 to 4 hours of cycling.
- Little signposted itinerary, roadbook and map reading necessary on certain stages.



- 23 beautiful walks in the Marais Poitevin
- Map of cycle paths in the Marais Poitevin



Breakfasts: generous (coffee, tea, chocolate, milk, butter, bread, jams, orange juice)
Lunch: not included
Dinner: included in a restaurant near the accommodation.


The bike :


Rental bike: if you hire a bike (see Our bikes), it will be given to you on the day of your arrival. A security deposit will be requested. At the end of the tour, we will tell you where to leave the bike. We offer specific equipment for children: seats, small hitched bikes and trailers.


Personal bike: we do not recommend bikes with small tires. Hybrid bikes and mountain bikes are excellent. Remember to check your bicycle before setting off. At the end of the circuit, you will have to take care of your bike.




By train: SNCF TGV to Niort (about 2h30 from Gare Montparnasse in Paris).
By road: A10, exit 32 or 33. Paris is 400 km from Niort and 460 km from La Rochelle. Take the direction of Marais Poitevin.
By plane: Poitiers or La Rochelle airports, or Nantes or Bordeaux international airports.


Your vehicle:

Free and possible on-site parking, closed unguarded car park.


Cancellation insurance :

In order to guarantee the reimbursement of costs in the event of cancellation of your stay, you can take out cancellation insurance. To learn more about insurance, click here.

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