Tourism in Vendée

The 10 good reasons to choose the Vendée

Its magnificent fine sandy beaches and its islands

Choosing the Vendée and its 140 km of fine sandy beaches is a guarantee of a successful family holiday. You will inevitably find among an exceptional choice the beach which will make you happy. Let yourself be seduced by the charm of the islands of Yeu and Noirmoutier, jewels of the Atlantic.

Its mild and sunny climate

The Vendée enjoys sunshine comparable to the departments of the Mediterranean Midi according to figures from Météo France, hence the appellation "Vendée Côte de Lumière". Ideal for your next holidays or weekends in Vendée.

The family destination by excellence

Vendée, thanks to its location on the Atlantic Ocean, is THE family destination par excellence. It allows you to combine the joys of holidays at sea with the diversity of leisure activities between land and ocean.

Activities for all tastes

Many activities will allow you to discover or rediscover the varied pleasures offered by hiking, including cycling : first departmental network with more than 1,800 km of cycle paths, but also nautical activities, tourist sites.

Le Puy du Fou®, best park 2017

Who does not know the essential Puy du Fou? Le Puy du Fou®, an amusement park with a historical theme, offers a multitude of grandiose shows for the whole family and its night shows are breathtaking: Cinéscénie and the Fire Organs. Voted several times "Best Park in the World" and "Best World Creation" for the show "Le Dernier Panache", the park obtained in 2017 a Travel d'Or ™ "Best Park 2017".

A generous nature: the Poitevin Marsh

Discover one of the most beautiful landscapes shaped by man with its 100,000 hectares of canals and nature intertwined. You have certainly heard of the Poitevin Marsh or the "Green Venice", a cathedral of greenery where the plates move in the shade of the tadpole ash trees.

Gastronomy between land and sea

The many Vendée specialties will delight your taste buds: seafood and fresh fish, fleur de sel, AOC from the Vendée Fiefs, mogette, bonnotte from Noirmoutier, brioche or stripped vendée, prefou, Vendée ham ... Not forgetting the starred restaurants and Bib Ever more gourmet in Vendée.

Land of great events: the Vendée Globe

The Vendée Globe takes place every 4 years from Sables d'Olonne. It is a solo round the world sailing race, nonstop and unassisted. It brings together the biggest skippers. The next edition will take place on Sunday November 8, 2020. The Vendée, also a land of cycling, had the immense honor of hosting the Grand Départ of the Tour de France.

The department's ease of access

Vendée benefits from a dense road and rail network, widening every year. Motorways, TGV stations, Nantes and La Rochelle airports allow national and international customers to travel quickly to Vendée.

The Domaine des Salins Campsite, of course!

And the icing on the cake is of course the Camping Domaine des Salins in Saint Hilaire de Riez. The essential place to spend a good vacation with family or friends, to have fun, relax, enjoy, forget, dream, taste, ... in three words: research the batteries! After this stay, many of you will fall head over heels in love with the Vendée and all it has to offer!

So see you soon for your next vacation!