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Daviaud. Ecomusée du Marais Breton Vendéen
La Barre de Monts. Tel.02 51 93 84 84

Here you can spend a day discovering the natural and human story of the Vendéen Breton marshes. On the 15 hectare site that makes up this unique nature reserve you will discover, traditionally constructed buildings, a salt marsh, a site dedicated to the conservation of breeds of animals and varieties of plants from the past as well as other treasures not to be missed.
Throughout the year there are exhibitions as well as the new "Espace Natural" an interactive and educational exhibition on the Vendée Breton Marshes.

3rd week July Nocturnes Oceane--Marais-de-Monts. This is a concert of traditional music.

25th July Fete des Battages.  This is a celebration of ancient harvesting techniques and the machinery used.

6th August. La Nuit des Etiole, 22h The stars at night.

22nd August Habit de Fete. A demonstration of regional dance, Music and traditions.

September to December. A contemporary art exposition.

There are also collections of farm tools and machinery as well as artefacts from the daily life of a marshland farmer.

New 2010: An interactive exhibition with various TV and radio representations about man and the sea.

Photo gallery of Daviaud

Open: February, April & November
Wednesday to Sunday 14h till 18h

1/5 to 30/6 & 1/9 to 30/9
Wednesday to Sundays 14h to 18h.30

1/7 to 31/8
Daily 10h till 19.30h
except Saturdays 14h till 19.30h

Tariff: Adults €7 July August.  Off Season 5.50€
          under 18years €4.    Off season 3€
          Children 5years and under free.

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