Les Sables d'Olonne > Discover > Visits & day Trips > Nature Visits > Bird Observatory

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.
Guides in attendance with equipment (spyglasses) from 10 am to 5 pm : from 19th to 21th April, from 28th to 29th April, from 11st to 12th May, from 24th to 30th June. In July and August from 9.30 am to 6 pm. 3,50€/adult, 2€/7-17 years,9,50€/Pass Card. The ADEV proposes Nature Excursions (in French) in the Pays d’Olonne region (flora, insects, …) : 6€/adult, 3,50€/6-14 years. Booking compulsory at the tourist offices.


  • Du 28/04/2019 au 29/04/2019
    The Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday. from 10h00 at 17h00.
  • Du 11/05/2019 au 12/05/2019
    The Thursday, Friday, Saturday. from 10h00 at 17h00.
  • Du 24/06/2019 au 30/06/2019
    Everyday. from 10h00 at 17h00.
  • Du 01/07/2019 au 31/08/2019
    Everyday. from 09h30 at 18h00.


  • Languages
    • English spoken
  • Equipment
    • Car park
  • Services
    • animal allowed
  • Type of payment
  • Landmark tourist map
    • Letter + number : I7


    • Paradis à 500m
Retour haut de page