Top 5 Reasons to Visit the Vendee
Situated on the west coast of France, the Vendee is the perfect holiday destination, whether you’re a seasoned holidaymaker to France, or it’s your first time visiting the country of love.
Here are our Top 5 Reasons Why the Vendee should be your next holiday destination.
Best of a Beach and City Break
So, you like the idea of a cultural city break, but your family prefer to spend all day everyday at the beach.
The Vendee is just for you; with over 200km of coastline featuring golden sands, rock pools, and waves perfect for surfing all within easy driving distance of cosmopolitan and historical cities like Nantes and La Rochelle.
Thanks to its central location on the west coast, the Vendee enjoys a microclimate similar to that of the Riviera, and is often considered one of the sunniest departments of France.
Average summer temperatures are perfect for sunbathing, but not too hot that you can’t do any sight seeing, and summer evenings see pleasant temperatures in the low twenties.
Location, location, location
The Vendee is one of the easiest French departments to travel to. Whether you choose to fly or drive. With 2 airports, Nantes and La Rochelle situated no more than a 90 minute drive away, the ferry ports of St. Malo, Caen and Le Havre to the north, and of course the Eurotunnel it couldn’t be easier to travel to.
Attractions for ALL ages
The Vendee really does have something for everyone. From surfing and sailing schools, wine tours, museums, to theme parks and waterparks, there is an attraction to suit all ages and interests.
Often overlooked by neighbouring Normandy, the Loire Valley and the Dordogne, the Vendee still has plenty of hidden gems waiting to be explored. Think secluded beach coves, hidden boutiques, and award winning dining.
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