The Puy du Fou is a leisure theme park located in Vendée and founded in 1978. It is today the 2nd theme park in France with 2,260,000 visitors in 2017.
Spectacular shows , it takes historical elements of the history of the region around the Puy du Fou and adapts them to make shows, including taking advantage of trained animals (horses, raptors, cats and cattle), and special effects and pyrotechnics .
Voted best park in the world, the Puy du Fou offers a multitude of grandiose spectacles and adventures for the whole family. In Puy du Fou, visitors forget the 21st century. Day and night, they leave for a great trip back in time by choosing their time, their shows, their gastronomy in complete freedom.
Although it is not located in Charente Maritime, the Puy du Fou remains at a reasonable distance and is a flagship destination of the West. It is 180 km (2.5 hours by car) from Les Mathes - La Palmyre.