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Notre Dame de Riez
village in the Vie valley and on the Marais Breton, comes under
the canton of St.Hilaire-de Riez a few kilometers to the west. The 17th
century church has paintings by Henry Simon(1910-87) who was one of the
regions best known artist,and includes a painting of Louis XIII offering
the parish monstrance to commemorate his victory over the protestants.
Market day is Sunday during the summer months only.
Nearby attractions include:
Commequiers. Just 6 kilometers to the east A pictures castle surrounded by moat and the Velo Rail, a trip along a disused railway track using peddle power.
Bourrine du Bois-Juquaud and original house of the marshes.
Atlantic Toboggan. At St.hilaire-de-Riez, a water fun park for all the family.
Restaurants; Le Marais. Tel. 02 51 54 72 84.
Camping; Domaine de la Fonteclose. Route Commequiers. Tel. 02 51 55 22 22.
Domaine les Renardieres. 13 Chemi Chene Vert. Tel. 02 51 55 14 17.
Camping le Sableau. 185, route Garateries. Tel. 02 51 60 01 20.
Taxis; Alizes Taxis. 1, Pretite rue, Tel. 02 51 54 78 13.
Taxis Bellouin. 7,rue Loriots. Tel.02 51 54 44 50.
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