A city in a natural setting

Located in the heart of Vendée, La Roche-sur-Yon is the city of all possibilities! It combines the benefits of country life with the benefits of the city. Its particular location allows it to be both urban and wild. Halfway between Nantes and La Rochelle, close to the sea and Puy du Fou, La Roche-sur-Yon adapts to all your desires!

Discover the capital that Napoleon revived from its ashes by a decree of 1804! Taste the many offers offered by La Roche-sur-Yon and its agglomeration. Between cultural and heritage sites, live shows, sports in the heart of nature, hiking or cycling, and walks, you will not have time to be bored!

Throughout the year, the city is punctuated by a rich and varied program of cultural and sporting events. La Joséphine, the International Film Festival, the Grande Braderie… invite everyone to vibrate!


La Roche-sur-Yon takes its name from the rocky promontory on which its town center is located and which overlooks the Yon river.

If you prefer walking or cycling, the Yon Valley offers magnificent walks in a wild and unspoiled nature. So you can enjoy the beauty and charm of Piquet! Do not hesitate to rent a electric bike to get to the Moulin de Rambourg! In addition, La Roche-sur-Yon benefits from numerous parks even within its city center! Take the opportunity to bask in the sun!

In short, discover the heart of the Vendée!