Moulins du Mont des Alouettes - Les Herbiers - 20 minutes away

On the heights of Les Herbiers city, perched at the top of the hill, part of one of the highest points of Vendée, you will find the Mont des Alouettes and its typical windmills as well as a small chapel, remnants of a flamboyant past where windmills reigned supreme.During the summer season, the site is brought back to life with activities such as the discovery of flour production, etc. A real miller will show you his trade...
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Mills and History

But make no mistake, these mills and many others in Vendée were used as visual telegraphs during the Vendée Wars. All this past will be told to you during your visit. Do not hesitate to book a room at the Logis de la Bénétière near the Puy du Fou in the Vendée on +33 2 51 63 92 69