How far is MDM from the airport?
Manoir du Moulin is 45 minutes by car from both Nantes and La Rochelle International airports. Paris is a 3.5 hour drive and there is also High Speed Train from Paris to La Roche sur Yon. La Roche sur Yon is 25 minutes from MDM.
Do we need a car at MDM?
In order to explore the region and take full advantage of your time at Manoir du Moulin, a car is strongly recommended. Due to our central location, everything is within easy access by car however the public transport system is limited and time consuming to get anywhere.
How can I get from the airport to MDM?
There are car rentals available at both Nantes and La Rochelle airports. There is also a shuttle from Nantes airport to the Nantes train station from which you can take the train to Luçon (10 minutes from MDM). As mentioned above, at least one car in the group is essential for getting around and/or picking up friends and family from the train station.
How far is Puy du Fou from MDM?
Puy du Fou is about a 40 minute drive from Manoir du Moulin and is one of our top recommendations for activites in the area.
How far is the nearest beach to MDM?
Our favourite beach, Les Conches, is about a 40 minute drive from Manoir du Moulin however there are closer beaches. There is also lake swimming nearby.
Is there cycling and Mountain Biking near Manoir du Moulin?
There are signposted bike routes all around our town and in the Vendée region in general, some are dedicated bike paths, others follow small country roads shared with cars. There is excellent Mountain Biking in the Mervent Forest which is 20 minutes by car from MDM.
Can we hire bikes in Sainte Hermine?
There is a comapny that will deliver hire bikes to MDM, there are also bike shops in Fontenay le Comte (near the Mervent Forest) and in La Tranche sur Mer (to ride the coastal bike paths) that have bike hire.