La Chabotterie : presentation and practical information

Discover the Logis de la Chabotterie

The Logis of Chabotterie was built back in the middle of the 15th century. From 1992 to 1993, restauration work were conducted by the Vendee department Council, giving back the Chabotterie its original look from before the French revolution.

Houses' rooms

The unique lightling atmosphere and come-to-life sound effects staged in the rooms of this genuine historic house make the whole place feel inhabited again. Audio guides and booklet are available (in English, German, Dutch, Italian and Spanish) for a more in-depth visit of the houses rooms. 

The mockups gallery invites you to discover 12 monuments amongst the Chabotterie domain, build with unique type of architecture.

Walled garden and domain

The garden was recreated during the 90's renovation work of the domain, based on former 18th century plans. Usefulness and aestheticism are combined in this formal garden. More than 120 different varieties of flowers ares represented.

The Charette Cross

The Charette path leads to the Chabotterie woods, where this famous general of the Vendee civil war was arrested, in 1796. A monument, called "La croix de Charette" was erected in 1911 to commemorate his arrest.

The Chabotterie and the general Charette

François Anathase Charette de la Contrie was a famous leader during the Vendee civil war, in 1796. He fought against the republicain Army. His motto was "Fought against : often, beaten : sometimes, fallen : never". 

He was arrested in The Chabotterie woods on the 23rd of March 1796 and executed in Nantes a few days later. 

The Charette scenography 

The Charette scenography, animated with videos and pictures, will highlight the important dates of the Vendee civil war, starting from the beginning of war until General Charette's arrest. You can learn more about this history by visiting the Historial of Vendee, located only 10 minutes away from the Chabotterie domain.


Our facilities

  • Toilet at reception
  • Free coach parking on site
  • Shop with a wide choice of books, games, regional products and Vendéen crafts


On the site :

  • Picnic areas near on the site

Near the Logis of Chabotterie :

  • Restaurant l’Orée de la Chabotterie : 02 51 42 81 70
  • Restaurant le Relais de Charette : 02 51 42 41 29   

Practical visit information :

Opening hours

From February to March (closed on Tuesday - except 27th of february and 5th of march)

10h - 12h30 and 14h - 18h

April (every day)

10h - 12h30 and 14h - 18h

From May to August (every day)

During the Floralies, from 17th to 26th of May

10h - 19h

10h - 20h

In September (every day)

10h - 12h30 and 14h - 18h

From October to December (closed on Tuesday - except 22th / 29th of october)

10h - 12h30 and 14h - 18h

Closed on December the 25th, New Year's Day and in January


  • Adult (+26 years old) : 7 € (without summer show) / 9 € (with summer show)
  • Youngsters (12-25 years old) and others reduced-rates (under conditions) : 4 € (without summer show) / 5 € (with summer show)
  • Free entrance for children under 12 years old

Payment : Cash, CB


The Logis de la Chabotterie is located : 

  • 20 minutes from La Roche sur Yon
  • 30 minutes from Nantes
  • 50 minutes of the Puy du Fou

Coming by car : 

  • GPS coordinates : 46.880089, -1.406092
  • Highway A83 "Nantes - Niort" exit "Montaigu" or Fast lane "Montaigu - La Roche sur Yon" exit "Logis de la Chabotterie"

Map :