Leisures & Activities at Moncontour Active Park – Countryside in France

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Welcome to our residence, just nearby the futuroscope park, in MoncontourStaying at the Moncontour Active Park gives you access to the free leisure park of Moncontour ! You will enjoy a great range of activities for every tastes and ages : sportings, creatives… You can also have a break to our snack/bar, openned from June to September, as well as during some weekends and school holidays !

Enjoy your getaway to the Moncontour lake of 10 ha, with a huge luge and  all the seasonal activities offered ! Come and experience or Mini golf playground, bikes rental, the Wakeboard, the water skiing, fishing on the ake at less then 500 meters from the resort !

Welcome your friends to a petanque game, or a ping-pong challenge during the high season, in a convivial atmosphere. Kids will spend their time on the outdoor playgrounds area, and will also fully seize the day during their holidays ! The Moncontour active Park is the ideal place for family holiday, friends reunion or romantic getaways ! 

In July and August, enjoy to be in group with all our group activities organised by our staff !

Free / Included in the price :

  • Swimming in the Lake with lifeguards in July and August
  • Canoë-Kayak
  • Aquatic Luge
  • Beach volley
  • Football playground
  • Ping-Pong playground
  • Mini Golf playground
  • Board Games (Uno, jenga..)
  • Kids playground area and sand area (4-8 years old)
  • Pic-nic areas with tables and barbecue
  • Petanque game

Extra fees :

  • Water skiing
  • Tennis material rental
  • Bikes rental
  • Fishing

Moncontour, a typical town of character

Visiter en amoureux Moncontour dans la Vienne (86)

How is it possible not to be enhanced by Moncontour ? Located at the border of the Vienne and Les Deux Sèvres region, Moncontour, a typical village offers a charming nature, an important culture and history, as well as a great range of various activities to experience !

Discover the Moncontour Lake in the Vienne region

Guarded by its 11th century Donjon, Moncontour offers you an entire lake for any water activities, surrounded by peaceful forests, an ideal place to enjoy a family getaway or a romantic moment along the river… Just nearby our holiday resort accommodations of the Moncontour Active Park. This region is a heaven pour nature’s lovers :  you will maybe get the chance to see a deer, some majestic hunting birds or boars !

Do not forget your fishing rod ! For a relaxing time arounf the Lake of 10 ha, where you will maybe have the chance to discover a Heron bird, try to pic one or two fishes from the fishermans !

Around the donjon, the village, the parks and its surroundings, a great range of events is taking place in this place, especially during the summer! Come and enjoy musical breaks, local crafthands products markets, as well as the fireworks of the 14th of July (National French Freedom Day) just nearby the Donjon.

Walking trail up to the Donjon !

Donjon de Moncontour l'un des plus beaux village de France

Your getaway to our holiday resort is also an opportunity to visit the donjon of the village, construct on the top of a hill, surrounded of mythical Swamps, providing a unique view. This monument will tell you about the military power of the town back in the days. The Donjon structure is the result of a massive work between the 11th and the 14th century, supervised by the Duke of Anjou.

During the 12th century, the Donjon has been taken and modified by local Lords. This is after a demolition of the top part that the Tour took an accommodation appearance. Finally, during the 14th century, during the One Hundred Year War, the tour has been renovated to make it stronger, allowing it to become a better defence strategic point. As it represents an important historical monument, we highly recommend you to visit it and to appreciate the unique view on the surrounding countryside …

Discover around the Moncontour lake, the Vienne region with the famous Futuroscope park, a region with an important and precious cultural heritage. Numerous villages are to be discovered during your stay, with some of them ranked among the Most Beautiful Villages in France, at less than 1 hour from the town of Moncontour ! You can also visit the various gardens and places offering local food gastronomy to discover …

You can also experience the various animation and attraction parks, as well as botanical and animals parks (Futuroscope, Puy du Fou, the Giant from the Sky…) as well as Castles at less then one hour from the Moncontour camping !

Not-to-be-missed Places :

Plan des activités et villes incontournables autour de Moncontour

  • Futuroscope Park at 45 minutes from the resort
  • Puy du Fou Park at 1h15 from the resort
  • The Monkey Valley at 1h15 from the resort
  • The Snake Island at La Trifouille at 1h45 from the resort
  • The Geant from the Sky at Chauvigny at 1 hour  from the resort
  • The Crocodile Planet at Civaux at 1 hour from the resort
  • The Thermal Station & the Casino of La Roche-Posay at 1h15 from the resort
  • Poitiers city at 50 minutes from the resort
  • Tours city at 1h20 from the resort
  • Châtellerault city at 50 minutes from the resort
  • Parthenay city at 45 minutes from the resorts
  • Loudun city at 50 minutes from the resort
  • The Historical city of Thouars at 20 minutes from the resort

Famous festivals :

  • The Yzeures’N’Rock Festival in August at Yseure-sur-Creuse at 1h30 from the resort
  • The Wee ! Festival in Poitiers in January at 50 minutes from the resort

The  Moncontour surroundings offers a large range of activities, and many museum or religious places to discover during your friends or family holiday or during a romantic getaway ! DIscover the rich cultural and historical heritage of this region with places such as Avanton, Berrye, Touffou and many more …

Museum & Visits  :

  • The Archeology Museum of Antigny at 1h15 from the resort
  • The Industrial Archeology Space of the Goujon Donjon at 1 hour from the resort
  • The Blossac Theatre of Châtellerault at 50 minutes from the resort

Major Castles :

  • The Chinon Castle at 40 minutes from the resort
  • The Vaumoret Castle at 50 minutes from the resort
  • The Angles-sur-l’Anglin Fortress at 1h20 from the resort
  • The Avanton Castle at 40 minutes from the resort
  • The Berrye Castle at 50 minutes from the resort
  • The Touffou Castle at 1 hour from the resort
  • The Moncontour Donjon

Renowned Religious Places :

  • The Notre Dame Antigny Church at 1h30 from the resort
  • The Saint Pierre Church at 1h15 from the resort
  • The Saint-Philibert de Messais Church at 10 minutes from the resort
  • The Saint-Nicolas Church at 50 minutes from the resort

The Moncontour Active Park is located at 45 minutes from the Futuroscope Park. This unique location allow you to enjoy the park and to have your accommodation just nearby ! For more convenience, you can now booking your tickets entrance for the park while proceeding to your booking ! You just need to add in the extra area the days and number of tickets requiered as well as the number of kids an adults !

Week-end en famille avec parcs et activités pour tous proche Poitiers

Receive your E-tickets by E-mail in the few day following your booking !

To book online your tickets, just add those in the extra space of the booking form. Please find below the entrance ticket prices for children and adults;

AdultChild (5-16 years old)
Entrance ticket for 1 day45 €37 €

Click here to get to know more on the Futuroscope Park

You would like to spend the day discovering the animal and botanical world ? Find below a list of places to absolutely discover ! Moreover, we also selected various attractions parks for the entire family nearby Moncontour Active Park !

Animal & Botanical Parks :

  •  The Monkey Valley in Romagne at 1h15 from the resort
  •  The Snake Island at La Trifouille at 1h45 from the resort
  •  The Crocodile Planet at Civaux at 1 hour from the resort

Amusement Parks to experience :

  • The Futuroscope Park at 45 minutes from the resort
  • The Puy du Fou Park at 1h15 from the resort
  • The Défi’Planet Park at 1 hour from the resort
  • The Pirates Island at 40 minutes from the resort
  • The Bois-Aux-Daims Center Park at 30 minutes from the resort
  • The Nicki Park in Saint-Benoit
  • The Thermal Station and the Casino of La Roche-Posay at 1h15 from the resort

Local Food Products :

Fromages, Fruits et marchés gourmands dans la Vienne Poitou-Charentes

During your stay at our residence, discover our local gastronomy in our multiple restaurants or outdoor markets: the Chabichou cheese, the ” bûche de Poitou ” , the ” Farci Poitevin ” and many more lcoal food specialities are to be tested !

A dessert ? The Montmorillon macaron, the Haut-Poitou watermelon and many more food specialities are to be discovered !  The Poitou-Charentes region has an  important gourmet culture to share with you !

 Local Outdoor Gourmet Markets :

During the summer, local outdoor gourmet markets from the region, takes places in the city centre every morning from 5 pm to 7 pm

  • The Mirabeau market, the wednesday and saturday morning
  • The Thénezay market, the sunday morning
  • The Loudin market, the sunday morning
  • The Saint-Varent market, the sunday morning
  • The Saint-Jean de Fauves market, the friday morning

Let’s discover regional wines :

  • The Haut Poitou wines
  • The Pays Charentais wines
  • The Chinon wines
  • The Saumur wines

Enjoy your getaway in the Vienne region, with sensational activities and sport sessions ! Multiple activities are offered at our residence in order to make your discover the nature and its pleaceful surroundings, the ideal place to experience new outdoor activities !  Hereby our activities recommendations :

Nautical Activities :

  • The Nautical Center of Moncontour (on the spot)
  • The Aquatic Center of Gatinéo in Parthenay city at 40 minutes from the resort
  • The Prada Jetty at 1h20 from the resort

Aerial Activities :

  • Accrobranche in the Adventure ChanteMerle Park at 20 minutes from the resort
  • Ballon flights of the Bocage at 1 hour from the resort
  • Parachuting at 40 minutes from the resort

Outdoor Activities :

  • Karting in Niort at 50 minutes from the resort
  • Karting-Loisir 86 in Loudun at 30 minutes from the resort
  • Le Puit d’Enfer Site at 45 minutes from the resort
  • Urban Paintball in Poitiers at 50 minutes from the resort
  • Golf Playground at 50 minutes from the resort
  • Bungee jumping at Isle-Jourdain at 1h30 from the resort

Come and experience the different hiking trails, the forsts, gardens and parks of the Poitou-Charentes region, just nearby our holiday rental accommodations ! In the surrounding of Poitiers, Moncontour and Chinon cities, for a family trip, a group of friend holidays or a romantic getaway, you will definitely enjoy your discoveries in the heart of the countryside of France !

Hiking trails nearby Moncontour :

  • The Coussay Castle trail & The Ry Tour trail at 30 minutes from the resort
  • The Haut Poitou trail (Angliers-Moncontour-Saires)
  • Natural Reserve of Toarcin trail at 30 minutes from the resort
  • The Clain trail at 50 minutes from the resort

Garden in Poitou-Charentes region :

  • The Vienne garden at 30 minutes from the resort
  • The Rivau garden at 40 minutes from the resort
  • The Sens garden at 50 minutes from the resort

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