Discover Hôtel Le Rabelais: Your Departure Point for an Unforgettable Adventure in Fontenay-le-Comte

Publié le : 06 mai 2024

For coach tours, group travellers, associations, hikers and anyone with a passion for cars, nature and culture, Hôtel Le Rabelais is a must-visit address for discovering the hidden treasures of our unique region.

A journey through history

From its humble beginnings to its current status as a renowned establishment, Hôtel Le Rabelais has preserved its historic heritage while adapting to the needs of modern travellers. Established in 1976, our historic hotel has witnessed many of the region's most significant events. Today, it invites visitors to immerse themselves in Fontenay-le-Comte's fascinating past while enjoying the comfort and ambience of a contemporary hotel.

The tourist attractions of the Marais Poitevin

Located close to Hôtel Le Rabelais, the Marais Poitevin is a veritable oasis of tranquillity and natural beauty. Nicknamed the ‘Green Venice’, this exceptional site offers visitors the chance to discover unspoilt nature through boat trips, walks and cycle rides, and exciting excursions to meet the local flora and fauna. The Cardinaud piers, for example, are ideal starting points for exploring this natural paradise.

Discovering the treasures of the Vendée

Fontenay-le-Comte is the ideal starting point for discovering the treasures of the Vendée. History and culture buffs can visit the abbeys of the southern Vendée, witness to the region's rich monastic history, while sailing enthusiasts will be seduced by Les Sables d'Olonne, a famous marina and emblematic venue of the Vendée Globe, where the start of the 10th edition will take place on 10 November 2024.

And don't miss the charming neighbouring town of La Rochelle, with its lively port and picturesque streets.

Key events in Fontenay-le-Comte

This year, Fontenay-le-Comte is celebrating two landmark events: the 70th anniversary of the Biennale, on 18-19 and May 2024, a not-to-be-missed event for art and culture lovers, and the passage of the Olympic flame on 4 June, a historic moment that will light up the town with its brilliance. And don't miss the Floralies in May, a colourful floral festival that will delight the senses of all visitors.


Whether you're a coach operator looking for new destinations, a group traveller looking for authentic adventure, or a nature and culture enthusiast, Hôtel Le Rabelais and Fontenay-le-Comte promise an unforgettable experience. Between history, nature, cultural events and gastronomic discoveries, our region is full of treasures to explore.

Book your stay at Hôtel Le Rabelais now and get ready for some unforgettable moments in the heart of the Marais Poitevin.



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