A rural rereat in an charming riverside location, for relaxing holidays near Green Venice. Ideal fly-drive - near to La Rochelle. On the southern edge of the Vendee, coastal Department in the Pays de la Loire region, on the west coast of France.
At Vix (3 miles, cycling distance along quiet lanes) bakery, grocery shop, butcher, newsagent, bar, post office, bank, pharmacy. Supermarket and further shops at Marans (9 miles) or Fontenay-le-Comte (11 miles). Road-side market stall (4 miles).
Simple bar/restaurant in Vix (3 miles), or Maille (7 miles), Velluire (6 miles), Vouille-les-Marais (10 miles), Marans (9 miles). Fontenay le Comte (11 miles). Plus endless choice at La Rochelle (24 miles).
Beaches: La Faute sur Mer (34 miles) and lots more thereon towards Longeville sur Mer (surfing spot) and Les Sables d'Olonne. Towards the south there are Aytre / La Rochelle (24 miles) and on to Angoulins, Chatelaillon...
Holiday activities and places to visit:
Fishing on the doorstep (permits available locally). Nature reserve at 500m. Cycling and rambling trails nearby (see Bike Hire Direct for pre-booking you cycle hire, with delivery). Wine tasting around the village of Vix. Green Venice - the well-known Vendee marshlands, to explore by punt or canoe, at numerous points from 4 miles onwards, eg. Maillezais. Fontenay-le-Comte (11 miles) colourful market (Saturday morning), historic town centre, chateau 'Terre Neuve'. La Faute sur Mer (huge market on Sundays in July and August).
Golf at Marsilly (25 miles). Town and port of La Rochelle (24 miles) - street cafes,
night life, boutiques, fabulous aquarium and numerous museums. Island of Re - via bridge from La Rochelle or by ferry from the port. Fouras peninsular - pretty town, sandy coves and the famous fishing huts on stilts...
Private heated pool
"Guinguette" near to the property - the bar/snack is open to the public and there is music and dancing on some weekend dates during the season (Fridays 19.00 to 21.00 or Sundays 14.00 to 20.00).
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0033 251 27 97 99 English spoken
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