In the Vendee you will find a wide range of places to visit, for all the family. Historic chateaux, the canals of Green Venice, the history theme park of "Le Puy du Fou", thematic centres and nature reserves, botanical gardens and parks, museums, aquariums, zoos and much more...
The Vendee offers endless holiday activities for all ages. Surfing, sailing, golf, horse riding, tree adventure parks, micro-lights, hot-air ballooning, cycling trails, forest walks, bird-watching, go-karting, fishing, wine tasting and much more...
The Vendee is the second most popular department in France for holidays which is hardly surprising, given its remarkable sunshine record and its magnificent coastline. The Vendee coast attracts many visitors just for the miles of wide sandy beaches, backing onto dunes and pine forests, but also for the typical French fishing ports, the lively resort towns and the remarkably preserved natural sites and nature reserves. It's also well known in the sailing world for the Vendee Globe and prized by many surfing enthusiasts.
But that's not all. Further inland the Vendee countryside has a charm all its own, from the spectacular open spaces of the reclaimed lands in the south to the unique fens of the Marais Poitevin (Green Venice) and the delicately rolling hills and pastures of the north Vendee Bocage. History and tradition abounds, with a sumptuous rural heritage of chateaux, charming villages, stunning churches and historic towns. Visitors to the Vendee also appreciate the calm of the area – it’s so easy to find quiet spots even in high season.
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Three character cottages (sleeping 6, 6 & 8), each with it's own outside space and sharing vast grounds and a large fenced heated pool. Rural location very near the coast.
St Denis du Payre
Sleeps : 6-8
Bedrooms : 3-4
Pool : Shared, heated
Character holiday cottage in a rural location for up to 4 people. Swimming pool with full enclosure - allows bathing in cooler weather - ideal for early and late season breaks.
Mouzeuil St Martin
Sleeps : 4
Bedrooms : 2
Pool : Shared
Modern holiday villa in a coastal location for up to 6 people. Swimming pool with full enclosure - allows bathing in cooler weather - ideal for early and late season breaks.
Olonne sur Mer
Sleeps : 6
Bedrooms : 2
Pool : Shared
Attractive coastal villa with private heated pool. Just a short walk from the town centre amenities and cyling distance to the beach.
St Jean de Monts
Sleeps : 8-10
Bedrooms : 4-5
Pool : Private, heated
Character farmhouse sleeping 8 with a fenced pool. Situated in attractive countryside, on the outskirts of town, within easy reach of the Vendee coast.
Sleeps : 8
Bedrooms : 4
Pool : Private,
Charming bed and breakfast studio in a calm rural village. 40 minutes from the Vendee coast. Confortable interior, large grounds, access to heated pool. 2nd room available in low season.
Capacity : 2-4
Rooms : 1 (2)
Pool : Heated
Comprehensive tourist information for holidays in Vendee. Hints for getting the best out of your Vendee holiday. Things to do in the Vendee. Places to visit in the Vendee. Holiday activities; surfing, cycling walking, golf, bird watching, angling, sea fishing, wind surfing, land yachting, hot-air ballooning, wine tasting. Nearby visits - La Rochelle, Nantes, Loire Valley, Cognac, Poitiers-Futuroscope, Green Genice, Puy du Fou.
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