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A to Z of French West Coast  09/11/2014

Carisma offers family holidays on campsites along the delightful west coast of France. There are many onsite facilities and local attractions in Brittany, Vendee and Aquitaine, so here is an A to Z of things to do and see on your French holiday:


Amorique Regional Parc is an area of outstanding natural beauty in Brittany including Monts d’Arree


Bretton traditions including music, dance and food are celebrated in events through the year


Cheeses, Crepes, Croissants; tuck into the delights of French Cuisine


Dune du Pilat near Biscarrosse is the highest sand dune in Europe


Equestrian experiences at Le Haras de la Vendee


Futurescope and Puy du Fou, two unique theme parks


Guided tours of cathedrals, chateaux, waterways, cities or islands will give you a real insight


High rise challenges for all ages at Le Grand Defi, Explora Parc or Indian Forest in Vendee


Ile de Re, Ile de Oleron and Ile de Noirmoutier offer island adventures


Jardin du Conservatoire Botanique National de Brest and other spectacular gardens


Kicking back and relaxing on the clean, expansive sandy beaches of the west coast


La Rochelle, a delightful city for sightseeing and shopping


Megaliths to rival Stonehenge in Carnac, Brittany


Nantes, the home of Jules Verne and a museum full of wonderful creations


Oysters, mussels and other freshly caught seafood offer a tasty treat


Pedal power; with miles of off road cycle paths, it’s the best way to explore


Quimper, a historic market town in Brittany with an impressive Gothic Cathedral


Relaxing by Lac de Biscarrosse or enjoying a range of sports on the vast lake


Surf Schools are dotted along the west coast, but the one in Messanges has a top reputation


Tennis is a popular sport in France, so visit a local club to have a go, or be a spectator


Unwind under the stars, the perfect way to enjoy a warm summer’s evening


Vineyards of Bordeaux are world renowned for producing high quality wines


Watching your children play in the waves, explore the rock pools and build sandcastles


EXplosive fireworks displays on Bastille Day


Yacht racing; the Vendee Globe starts and finishes in Les Sables d’Olonne


Zoo des Sables is an ecologically focused animal attraction that will appeal to all ages


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