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About the Vendee
Articles on the Vendee.
The Vendee Aurthor, Tate
The Vendee is a department (county) of France on the west coast with 160 kms of mostly sandy beaches.
It takes its name from the river Vendee which runs through the south
eastern part of the department, entering into the Niortaise Sevre
before entering the Atlantic ocean.
The population of the Vendee was 559,888 in 2004 and has a land surface of 6720km˛
4 major rivers cross the Vendee they are;
The highest piont in the Vendee is Mont Mercure 285m 935ft
Places of interest in the Vendee
For the fullest guide to the vendee on the internet with over 600 pages of information photos and videos visit www.vendee-guide.co.uk
Puy du Fou. World acclaimed historic and educational theme park, Best day out in the Vendee.
(venice Vert) The poitevin marshes in the south of the vendee are a
haven for wild life, a network of interlacing tree lined
canals,travel along the tranquil lanes beside the canals or hire a
boat, you will soon see why this is an artists paradise.
Mervent/Vouvant Forest. The ancient forest just
12 kms north of fontenay le comte with the rivers Mere and Vendee wandering through.
Vendee Beaches With 160 kms of coastline the vendee is blessed with many of the finest beaches in france,