Children: Days Out For Kids
Le Velo Rail
Railway where you can travel by pedal power. Transports up to 4 adults or 2 plus 3 children. At 10 rue de la Folie, Chauvigny (86). Closed November to March.
Maison du Cheval
Museum dedicted to the horse and its use in the local marshes. At La Garette (79).
The Museum of Models and Automata
One of the most important collections of automata in France the museum also contains a huge range of models, including ships, cars and railways. At La Ville en Bois, rue la Desiree, La Rochelle (17). Open every day throughout the year.
Twenty three breeds of sheep from all over the world inhabit a recreation of their natural surroundings admist 15 acres of wooded parkland. Selfguided audio tour with tales and songs of traditional sheep farming. Headphones in English. Located in Vasles.