Embark on a family activity: sea fishing

Are you fascinated by the auction? Are you able to marvel at the fishermen’s catches for several minutes? Board a fishing boat and finally become the main actor! Departing from the port of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, the Fisherman’s Friend and the Mephisto IV organize sea fishing for half a day or an evening. Experienced sailors lend you the equipment. After a brief training, you are ready to fish your own dinner!

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Discover local crafts during a digestive walk

As family vacations are often synonymous with excess, the Camping des Dunes teams have thought about your well-being… During the summer, two night markets invite you to stroll through the lively streets of downtown Saint-Pierre. Gilles-Croix-de-Vie. The one on the river side offers summer visitors fashion accessories, designer clothing, but also pottery, paintings and mosaic objects. In addition to a digestive stroll, it is an opportunity to hunt for original souvenirs.

Explore the region of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie by bike

The dolmen of “Pierre Levée”, the Romanesque church of Chaize Giraud, the gourmands’ mill in Saint-Révérend, the surroundings of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie conceal a thousand treasures for those who are ready to make some effort. The Tourist Office has developed a map offering a multitude of routes spread over nearly 350 km. By bike along the dunes, through the vineyards or in the cool under the pines, set off on an adventure at your own pace!

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Enchant your evenings during your vacation in Vendée

Gospel, Irish music, rock or French song, every summer the Les Musicales festival gets the crowds dancing in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie. Take advantage of a concert to discover new talents and share a friendly activity with family or friends. That’s also the magic of holidays in Vendée!

Rediscover the simple pleasures of fishing on foot during your family vacation

With a bucket and landing net in one hand, and a clam knife in the other, you’re ready for shore fishing! The spring tides, by clearing the foreshore, offer a beautiful space for leisure and relaxation to experience the beach in Vendée in a different way.

Are you still looking for other ideas to make your mobile home holiday in Vendée a unique moment? Get in touch with our teams!

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