DEPARTEMENTAL BIOLOGICAL RESERVE

Preserved and managed by the Vendée, a mosaic of natural areas of the Marais Poitevin make up this 146ha nature reserve. It's home to over 1200 flora and fauna remarkable species

Description

"NEW IN 2019: In the Maison de la Réserve, a new interactive space dedicated to the Marais des Huttes:
- Immerse yourself in the history of the marsh of the Huttes to understand the mosaic of landscape that is before you today
- In the projection room, contemplate the biodiversity of the site on a large screen
- Observe the naturalist collections, which bears witness to the richness of life in the reserve.

From the Maison de la Réserve, choose your discovery route:
- The Huttiers trail (1km) punctuated by reading tables to understand the history of the site and the Huttiers' way of life.
- The Naturaliste trail (3km) equipped with two observatories, to discover the biodiversity of the marsh: flowers, insects, fauna... Keep an eye out! Free binocular loan at the reception.

A family visit!
- "To the rescue of the otter", a fun and connected walk in the heart of the marsh: equipped with your own smartphone, follow the trail of a young otter through the maze of the marsh. Download the Baludik app for free on the App Store or Google Play.
- Scavenger hunt, for the ages 3 and older : as a family, collect clues and solve puzzles to find the mysterious animal.

The Maison de la Réserve welcomes you in 2019:
From May 4 to June 30: every day except Monday from 2pm to 6pm
From July 1st to August 31st: every day from 11am to 7pm.

Guided tours every day at 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm
From September 1st to October 20th: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 6pm
From October 21 to November 3: every day from 2pm to 6pm

During school holidays: every Wednesday and Friday at 3pm, thematic nature outings are offered for those who are curious about nature... ask for the entertainment program!

Book your entertainment at 02.51.97.69.80 or on www.sitesnaturels.vendee.fr

Children and adults are welcome by reservation.

Access is difficult for people with reduced mobility and strollers."

La Réserve biologique départementale vous accueille à partir du 4 juillet 2020.
Nous mettons tout en place pour que votre visite se déroule au mieux et dans le respect des règles sanitaires actuelles :

- Espace naturel accessible librement

- Dans la Maison de la Réserve :
o une seule famille par salle en simultané (attente en extérieur)
o sens de circulation établi
o port du masque obligatoire
o mise à disposition de gel hydro alcoolique
o désinfection des surfaces de contact après chaque passage

- Dans les observatoires :
o jauge limitée à une famille en simultané.
o pas de prêt de jumelles - prévoir son propre matériel d'observation.

- Visites guidées et animations en famille :
o mise à disposition de gel hydro alcoolique et respect des gestes barrière
o jeu de piste en famille possible, dans la limite de 10 familles par jour (désinfection du matériel chaque soir)

  • Groups accepted
  • Types : observatory

Languages

  • French

Booking

Availabilities and booking

Visit

  • Information board languages : French

Visits languages

  • French

Individual

  • Length of visit : 3h (on average)

Groups

  • Length of visit : 2h (on average)

Comfort / services

  • Picnic area
  • Electrical outlet
  • Toilets
  • Wifi access

Price

Free

Opening

Open all year round

From 01 September 2020 to 18 October 2020
DaysSchedule
Mercredi 14h00 to 18h00
Samedi 14h00 to 18h00
Dimanche 14h00 to 18h00
From 19 October 2020 to 01 November 2020
DaysSchedule
Lundi 14h00 to 18h00
Mardi 14h00 to 18h00
Mercredi 14h00 to 18h00
Jeudi 14h00 to 18h00
Vendredi 14h00 to 18h00
Samedi 14h00 to 18h00
Dimanche 14h00 to 18h00