The Vendée is a coastal region with 140 kilometres of sandy beaches. The Atlantic Ocean offers plenty of options for lovers of sailing, surfing, kite surfing and sea canoeing. Wide, child-friendly beaches, historical places, family attractions and nature reserves – versatile Vendée has it all.
Puy du Fou Theme Park is a real crowd pleaser in the area. In 2012, the park won the Oscar for world's best theme park. A visit means series of impressing moments. You can watch the large-scale, professional shows with themes such as birds, knights, Vikings, musketeers and Romans. It's not just fun for kids, it's a real experience for adults as well.
One of the best things you can do is get to know the local history, traditions and crafts of Vendée and the way of life of its inhabitants.
If you are looking for sporty challenges and adventurous activities to keep you occupied during your holiday, then check out the Vendéen coast.