Pinail Nature Reserve
This heath situated in the Châtellerault area is the only Natural Reserve of France to be found in La Vienne.
The result of millstone quarrying has given way to a mosaic of 3,000 ponds which are surrounded by moor and heathland rich in rare fauna and flora. Amongst the many species you will find rare birds such as the harrier and 49 species of dragonflies.
Themed visits on certain dates, summer camp, nature events, conferences and classes. Free access all year round. Discovery booklet on sale at the tourist information office.