The town of Les Sables d’Olonne is close to our campsite Les Dunes. Just 25 minutes by car, you can visit this charming city. Renowned for sailing and yachting, Les Sables d’Olonne is the departure town for the legendary Vendée Globe. Les Sables d’Olonne is known for its large fine sand beach and its magnificent landscapes between dunes, marshes and forests.

During your vacation, what to do in Les Sables d’Olonne?

In Les Sables d’Olonne you can practice many water sports: surfing, sailing, jet skiing, paddle, canoeing, kayaking. There are numerous water activities between sailing sports and board sports.

For the more adventurous, Les Sables d’Olonne offers thrilling activities such as parachute jumps over the sea, paintball, tree climbing and even towed buoys!

On foot or by bike, you can also visit natural places. There are many hiking trails and cycle paths to discover the most beautiful landscapes between the Well of Hell, Cayola Bay, Paracou beach…

Also go for a sea trip aboard a pleasure boat to discover the bay of Sables d’Olonne.

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Unusual places in Les Sables d’Olonne

During your holidays at Les Dunes campsite, take advantage of the tourist sites of Les Sables d’Olonne to discover the region.

The tourist sites of Les Sables d’Olonne are:

  • The Sables d’Olonne zoo
  • The shell museum
  • The Sainte-Croix Abbey Museum
  • The sea museum
  • The bird observatory
  • The salt marshes of Ile d’Olonne
  • Saint-Pierre church
  • The Château de la Chaume
  • The salt pans
  • Arundel Tower and St Clair Castle
  • The three ports: the fishing port, the commercial port and the marina

For more information on the town of Les Sables d’Olonne, do not hesitate to come to the campsite reception or contact us using the contact form. Our team will be at your disposal to guide you on visits and discoveries in the region.

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What to see in Les Sables d’Olonne near the Les Dunes campsite?

Discover our good deals in Vendée! The team gives you their holiday advice on what not to miss in the campsite area.

Places not to be missed in Les Sables d’Olonne

This famous seaside resort is widely recognized for the famous Vendée Globe sailing race. This year will be the 7th edition of this unmissable event for the boating world!

The Vendée Globe is not the only wealth of Sables d’Olonne and its surroundings. As you walk through its city center, you can admire beautifully decorated streets as well as houses with elaborate architecture.
During your walk, we advise you to visit the following places:

  1. The Île Penotte district: there you will find beautiful houses decorated with multicolored shell mosaics.
  2. Rue Travot: It is distinguished by the 20th century seaside architecture of the villas that compose it. Listed monuments, these buildings are jewels of Sablais heritage.
  3. The Street of Hell: it’s the narrowest street in the world, an unusual touch to your walk with family or friends! Listed in the Guinness World Records, it is worth a look!
  4. The embankment: we cannot talk about Les Sables d’Olonne without mentioning its embankment. It offers you a beautiful walk by the sea. In summer, it vibrates to the rhythm of numerous free concerts.
  5. La Chaume: This area is located opposite the port of Les Sables d’Olonne. You can reach it by means of a maritime taxi, otherwise called a smuggler. This pretty fishing village also has some nice surprises in store for you.
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Book accommodation near Les Sables d’Olonne

The 4-star campsite Les Dunes is located 20 minutes from Les Sables d’Olonne. Our outdoor accommodation welcomes you in a friendly, family atmosphere. Boasting new facilities, our campsite provides you with a quality service and offers you mobile home rentals as well as pitches for tents or caravans.

Our campsite near Les Sables d’Olonne benefits from a privileged location. Our visitors are lucky to have almost direct access to the dunes beach. It is also the opportunity to learn or practice many water sports!

Let yourself be won over by the Vendée and you will never regret it! Places to visit, activities to try, here, you never get bored!

If you need any information, do not hesitate to contact our team. It will be our pleausre to advise you.

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