THINGS TO DO
Discover the numerous cultural and entertaining activities the the Vendée region has to offer.
Notre Dame de Monts
With its 4.5 km wide white sand beach and the craftmanship boutiques in its town center, Notre Dame de monts is a cultural and leisure center in this area, offering many entertainement throughout the summer.
The Kulmino, to fly above the sea
Installed on the top of a 70m high water tower, the panoramic room offers a unique viewpoint on the marsh and the coastline.
For more informations : 02 51 58 86 09
Notre Dame de Monts nautical center
The centre and its professional team offer, all year long, a wide range of water sports activities: sand-yachting, sailing, sea-kayaking.
Notre Dame de Monts wind garden
At the foot of a curious windmill can be found an uncommon garden offering an artistic, fun and instrutive walk, with many workshops for the childrens and the adults.
Wilderness discovery at Saint-Jean de Monts
You can explore the magnificent Pays de Monts forest nearby and discover all sorts of pine trees and wild animals. The forest is 2280 hectares wide.
To find out more about Saint Jean de Monts : City website
One of the pearl of the Vendée coastline, l'Ile d'Yeu is an island with many faces, offering various shores and a characteristic seaport.
Click here to discover l'Ile d'Yeu
Preferentials rates for the ferry's ticket at the reception!
Ile de Noirmoutier
Discovering it with bikes is the best way to appreciate all the treasures this island has to offer, with its numerous pine trees, green oaks, mimosas, fig trees, its salt marshes and its marina.
To find out more : Ile de Noirmoutier
With its 45 000 hectares of wetlands, the Marais Breton Vendéen is crossed by many canals that allow the contemplation of its unique biodiversity.
The Daviaud ecomuseum located in the heart of the marsh proposes visits and exhibits about this territory.
Puy du Fou amusement park
This 30 hectares amusement park offers a number of exhibits to explore including the medieval village and the Victorian era village with side-shows and entertainment going on throughout the day. The Puy-du-Fou park also includes a number of main open-air shows during the day, such as the Vikings; Gallo-Roman Stadium where Gladiators fight and chariot races take place; the Phantom Birds Dance; and the Battle of the Keep. After dark the spectacular Cinescenie show takes place in the open-air with over 800 actors taking part.
Planète Sauvage Animal Reserve
Enter an animal reserve 80 hectares wide, with nearly 1,000 animals and 150 different species. With its Safari Trail, the Marine ity and its dolphins, and the Bush village, Planète Sauvage will leave everyone with unforgettable souvenirs.
Zoo of Les Sables D'Olonnes
Green oasis located at only 200m from the beaches, this eco-zoo is focusing on the protection of its exotic biodiversity, and offers to observe more than 200 animals through a shaded path. Located near the heart of Les Sables d’Olonne, the Zoo is a 3 hectare haven of greenery nestling by the Vendee coast.