While there is loads to see and do in the French region of the Vendee, it is beyond dispute that the popularity of this destination among tourists is closely tied to the vast array of great beaches that you will find here.
For this very reason, it is perfect if you're hoping to relax and unwind, leaving the stress of everyday life behind you, regardless of whether you are travelling on your own, as a couple or as part of a family.
But with so many great beaches to choose from, it can be difficult to identify the one that most suits your needs and interests.
As a result, we're going to run through some of the very best that the Vendee has to offer.
The town is split into two and the north side of the river Vie estuary, which is home to a couple of beaches. Here you will also find loads of shops that look out onto a delightful scenic view.
On the south side, meanwhile, you will need to follow the signs to Grande Plage, which you will find across a small canal bridge.
What's more, you will also come across a number of restaurants in this area that overlook the harbour.
Here, in this charming town, you will find a large beach that is ideal if you want to play on the sand or take a dip in the water with the kids.
And there are loads of nearby shops where you can purchase all sorts of things that will make your day out on the beach that much more enjoyable, including buckets and spades, among other toys.
Located in the Forest of Olonne, you will find an attractive beach that it is set to offer up plenty of family fun.
And assuming that the conditions are correct, you can enjoy some great surfing in this area.
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