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Enjoy a family holiday in the Vendee  07/01/2014

Although the Vendee region of France is best known for its impressive collection of beautiful beaches, there is much more to the place than may be immediately apparent to first-time visitors.

Indeed, there is literally loads that you can see and do in this beautiful part of the country, meaning you’re sure to be entertained on your next camping holiday in France.

Here, we’re going to run through some of the top activities that can be enjoyed in the Vendee.


If you’re a big fan of the highlife, then the Vendee is a top holiday destination, as it is home to a number of great casinos.

There are casinos at St-Jean-de-Monts, St-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, Les Sables d'Olonne and at La Faute-sur-Mer.

So don your best outfit for the night and prepare to gamble some of your money in a glitzy and glamorous location.

Bike riding

For something slightly more becalmed, you may instead wish to hop on board a bike and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the region.

In the majority of villages in the Vendee, you can easily rent a bike and take it for a ride through the spectacular countryside that you’re sure to encounter here.

As a quick tip, there are some good signposted routes around the island of Noirmoutier, so keep your eyes peeled for these.

Water sports

The region is well-known for hosting water sports activities and so if you fancy a bit of an adrenaline rush, then this is one destination that is worth considering.

Whether it is surfing, swimming or anything else in between that tickles your fancy, you will find loads of beaches in the Vendee that are perfectly suited to those sorts of activities.

Indeed, with so much to see and do in the region, you're certain not to be disappointed by this beautiful part of France.

Any views or opinions expressed in all articles under the title “Carisma News” are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Carisma Holidays Limited


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