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Saint Hilaire de Riez and its beaches

  • 12 km of sand
  • 12 beaches and three water sports centres offering catamaran, sand yacht, kayak…
  • 3 km of rocky coast known as Corniche Vendéenne ; a natural spot ranked since 1926
  • 600 ha of maritim woods
  • horse rising, cycling and hiking paths
  • Cultural animations during the season



La Bourrine du Bois Juquaud

image004The museum of La Bourrine du Bois Juquaud is an authentic set of earthen constructions covered with reeds, testifiying to the daily life of the inhabitants of the Marais Poitevin in the early twentieth century.

Tél : 02 51 49 27 37

The Vendéenne corniche


The Corniche Vendéenne is a wild rocky coastal promenade, with some famous  « Trou du diable » “les Cinq Pineaux “,” la Roche Trouée”.


Hiking and cycle paths.

The Livarde


Maritime museum in Sion sur l’Océan.

Open all year long on Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p. m.

July-August : on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m.


Salt Marsh of the Vie


The Salt Marsh of the Vie is a natural site near Saint Hilaire de Riez with passionate guides who will make you travel in the history of this magnificent region.

Rond point des Marais Salants – RD 38 bis

(semi rapide St Gilles – Saint Hilaire)




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Horse and carriage

An original way to discover the Salty Marsh and the Corniche. The driver will tell you the history, diversity, wildlife, flora …

Tél : 06 73 85 85 31


  • Shore fishing

You can enjoy shore fishing, angling from the seaside, to try to fish delicious see bass or turbot.

  • Fishing on the rocks

At low tide, when the sea uncovers the rocky plateau of Sion, it offers a variety of shellfish or crustacean that you just have to catch. Crabs, shrimps and prawns…

  • River fishing

On the river of La vie.

Atlantic Toboggan

A fabulous range of facilities on the theme of water in 28 ° C water slides, buoys (100 meters long), fun pool for children, jacuzzi, whirlpool, geysers…

Avenue des Becs

Tél : 02 51 59 64 92

Feeling Forestimage013

2 h 30 adventure in the trees.

Mini golf.

Park with inflatables and trampolines.

Avenue de la Parée Préneau

Tél : 06 26 43 15 21

Funfair Beau Land Park

Avenue des Becs – Open in July-August

Paint Ball

Avenue de Baisse – Tél : 02 51 59 35 01

Touristic trainimage015

The touristic train takes you every Tuesday and Friday morning to the market of Sion, on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons you can visit the Salt Marsh, the evening tour commented on the Corniche Vendéenne and the night market of Saint Gilles Croix de Vie.

Departure from Sion or les Mouettes.

Tél : 06 87 14 52 60

L’Île aux Jeux

More than 40 games for kids on a shady site in the center of Challans : pedal karts, inflatable games, pony rides, trampolines, mini-golf, giant labyrinth, petanque, shuffleboard …

P.A. de Pont Habert – 85300 Sallertaine – Challans

Tél : 06 20 21 14 43

201 Forest avenue

Leisure facilities : Bowling, laser game, fitness centre, bar, restaurant, theme evenings…

Avenue de la foret, Saint Hilaire de Riez – Tél : 02 51 608 201

Parc de la Pège

Mini golf, horse riding, karting, billiards …

75 avenue de la Pège
Tél : 02 51 54 07 09


14 courts including 2 indoor courts – private or group lessons for beginners with professional experienced teacher

Rue des Tressanges
Tél : 06 37 69 75 25




Base de mer des DemoisellesIMG_8369

sand yachting and kite-surfing.

Base nautique des Vallées

On a lake, discover various water sports.

Base de mer de Sion sur l’Océan

Located at the beach of Sion