Vendee is a department in the Pays de la Loire region of France. In the Vendee area there are more than 100 miles of sandy beaches. The coastline and river ways of the Vendee have a lot to offer anyone. There are lots of fishing opportunities in the and for birdwatchers, this area attracts many unusual species. There are also many footpaths and cycles routes running along the coastline. Away from the coast there are also beautiful villages, forests, countryside and the Marias Poitevin. The Marais Poitevin is a marshlands with a great variety of wildlife for nature lovers to enjoy. Another key attraction of this area is the very popular Puy du Fou theme park which brings many visitors to the region each year.