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Refuge de Grasla
Les Brouzils. Tel. 02 51 42 96 20

During the Wars of the Vendée hundreds of Vendéens sought refuge in the heart of the Foret de Grasla near Les Brouzils. A trip to this forest, in the heart of the Vendéen bocage, will enable one to discover the unique life of the families that took refuge to escape from the "Colonnes infernales" of General Turreau in 1794.
The Refuge de Grasla gives you the opportunity to understand this unique and special part of Vendéen history.
There are various animations for the children and the show "Pierre, Capitaine de Paroisse" is performed on Thursday nights in July and August and Sunday afternoons from June till mid September

On July 16th & 17th in the Salon du Livre Vendéen. the 5th annual book fair  "refuge du livre" will take place.  Entrance is free, there will however be no other show this weekend.

In addition to visiting the refuge you will find interesting walks on well marked out trails in the Forest.

Open: 1st May to 28thMay: Sundays and holidays from 14.00 to 18 .00
               29th May to 9th September: daily from 11.00 to 18.00
               10th September to 30th September : Sunday from 14.00 to 18.00

This year's show "Captain Peter parish" returns to its headquarters at Refuge Grasla from June 24 until September 9, 2012.

Two sessions are provided every Sunday during this period: one at 16 am and another at 18 h.
Another session was held on Thursday evenings in July and August at 20 h 30.

Tariffs;    Adults 6€  Children (6-14)  3.5€

               Visit + Show.   Adults 7€  Children (6-14) 3.5€

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