Ideal holiday venue for families with children. Just over half an hour from the coast, a short dive to shops and amenities. The Vendee is a coastal Department in the Pays de la Loire region, on the west coast of France.
Bar/shop in the village for bread and basic necessities. St Gemme la Plaine (3 miles) - small supermarket, bar, post office. Ste Hermine (4 miles / 7km) - shops, supermarket, bars, bank, pharmacy, etc.
Ste Gemme le Plaine - creperie and restaurant (3 miles / 5km), Ste Hermine (4 miles / 7km), Lucon (7 miles / 10km).
Take-away pizzas in the village.
20 miles / 33km takes you to La Faute sur Mer, superb sandy beaches, stretching along 12 miles/ 20km of coastline with dunes & pine forests, including La Tranche sur Mer (watersports, windsurfing, jet-skis, sailing), the well known surfing spot "Bud-Bud" and on round to the port of Jard sur Mer.
See video of La Tranche sur Mer.
Holiday activities and places to visit:
Colourful local market at Ste Hermine (4 miles) on Friday morning. Old town and port of La Rochelle (38 miles / 60km) - lots to visit, good shopping, fabulous aquarium. History theme park of Le Puy du Fou (40 miles / 64km) - medieval village, roman amphitheatre and much more, great for children. Gardens of Court d'Aron (14 miles / 23km) - exotic plants, lotus flower lakes. Chateau des Aventuriers (23 miles / 37km) - children's treasure trails. Tree adventure park Indian Forest at Moutiers les Mauxfaits (21 miles / 33km). O'Gliss water park at 19 miles / 30km. Vineyards at Mareuil sur Lay (11 miles / 18km). 18 hole golf at Nesmy (24 miles / 38km). Fishing at river Lay (8 miles / 13km). Mervent forest - fun park, zoo and forest trails. Sea fishing boat trips can be arranged by the owners.
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0033 251 27 97 99 English spoken
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