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Bird Observatory

Lieu-dit l'Ileau
Rue de la vertonne (D38)

Phone : 02 51 33 12 97

The site commands a breathtaking panoramic view across the Olonne marshes. With more than 180 species of birds spotted by our observatory, the marshes are one of the richest wetlands in the Vendée in terms of migratory birds. Must-sees: avocets, shelducks, egrets, birds of prey… On site: guided tour, binoculars, naturalist shop. Free access all year round. From April to September, the ADEV proposes Nature Excursions (in French) in the Pays d’Olonne region (flora, insects, …). Booking compulsory. 3,50€/adult, 2€/7-17 years,9,50€/Pass Card. Guides in attendance with equipment (spyglasses) from 10 am to 5 pm : from 15th to 17th April, from 28th to 30th April, from 5th to 7th May, from 18th to 30th June, from 1st to 2nd September. In July and August from 9.30 am to 6 pm.


  • Du 01/07/2018 au 31/08/2018
    Everyday. from 09h30 at 18h00.
  • Du 01/09/2018 au 02/09/2018
    The Friday, Saturday, Sunday. from 10h00 at 17h00.

Prices 2018

  • Rate adult
    • 3.50
  • Rate Children ( 7 à 17 ans )
    • 2


  • Languages
    • English spoken
  • Equipment
    • Private Park
  • Services
    • animal allowed
  • Type of payment


    • Paradis à 500m
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