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Beaches on the seaside resorts of the Vendee department in France

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Map of the beaches and seaside resort in Vendee - France St Gilles Croix de Vie Notre Dame de Monts Noirmoutier Ile d'Yeu La Barre de Monts Olonne sur Mer Les Sables d'Olonne Saint Jean de Monts Talmont St Hilaire Saint Hilaire de Riez Bretignolles sur Mer La Tranche sur Mer La Faute sur Mer Chateau d'Olonne Longeville sur Mer Charente-Maritime beaches Loire-Atlantique beaches

The beaches of Vendée in France extend over 140 kilometers, or more than half of the department's coast. Long stretches of sand, dune area, slight incline to the water, is what the coast of Vendée offers and why it is reputed as a familial destination.

The different beaches in Vendée extend along the Atlantic Ocean between the beaches of Charente Maritime to the south and the beaches of Loire Atlantique to the north. Two islands can be found off the coasts of Vendée. The first is Ile de Noirmoutier which is bigger than the second island, Ile d'Yeu.

If you are looking for large sandy beaches, Vendée is the right place! The most important seaside resorts in Vendée are: Brétignolles sur Mer (13 km of beaches), La Tranche sur Mer (13 km of sand), les Sables d'Olonne with its Grande-Plage and Saint Jean de Monts.

From the sporty side of the beach, we can practice sand yachting, kitesurfing, surfing (at Ile d'Yeu Brétignolles sur Mer, Olonne sur Mer, Jard sur Mer, Longeville sur Mer, La Tranche sur Mer), kayak, or windsurfing.

List of beaches on the seaside resorts of the Vendee department

Beaches in Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Beaches in Saint-Jean-de-Monts (Vendee)

The seaside resort of Saint Jean de Monts in the Vendée offers 8 km of beaches. The resort is in a very green environment with the presence of a large forest, marshes and numerous trails for walking or hiking.

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Beaches in Les Sables-d'Olonne

Beaches in Les Sables-d'Olonne (Vendee)

The seaside resort of Les Sables d'Olonne, located in the Vendée department less than 100 km from La Rochelle on the Coast of Light, is one of the busiest resorts in the Pays de la Loire.

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Beaches in La Faute-sur-Mer

Beaches in La Faute-sur-Mer (Vendee)

La Faute sur Mer is the southernmost resort of the Vendée. It is located in the Sea of ​​Pertuis facing the island of Ré, near the Baie de l'Aiguillon and the beaches of Charente-Maritime.

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Beaches in L'Aiguillon-sur-Mer

Beaches in L'Aiguillon-sur-Mer (Vendee)

Aiguillon sur Mer marks the entrance into the department of Vendée. Recognised for its nature reserve of the Baie de l'Aiguillon which is integrated into the Marais Poitevin.

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Beaches in La Tranche-sur-Mer

Beaches in La Tranche-sur-Mer (Vendee)

The seaside destination of La Tranche sur Mer is located at the doors of Charente-Maritime, facing Ile de Ré, between La Faute sur Mer and Longeville sur Mer in Vendée in France.

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Beaches in Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Beaches in Bretignolles-sur-Mer (Vendee)

The small seaside resort of Brétignolles-sur-Mer is located in the department of Vendee, on the coast of Light.

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Beaches in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Beaches in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie (Vendee)

The seaside resort of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is located north of Vendée in France and it is a major tourist destination in Pays de la Loire.

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Beaches in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

Beaches in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez (Vendee)

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is located on the coast of “Lumière” (light), near Les Sables d'Olonne, north of Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, and offers tourists a wide variety of landscapes.

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Beaches in Talmont-Saint-Hilaire

Beaches in Talmont-Saint-Hilaire (Vendee)

Located in the department of the Vendee, on the coast of Lumière, the seaside town of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire is a unique resort where you can still see traces of dinosaurs in the sand and algae.

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Beaches in Château-d'Olonne

Beaches in Château-d'Olonne (Vendee)

Chateau-d'Olonne, its coastline 5 km long with a succession of coves, cliffs and small beaches, is a popular seaside resort.

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Beaches in La Barre-de-Monts

Beaches in La Barre-de-Monts (Vendee)

It is north of the Vendée, on the coast of Lumière, lies the resort of La Barre-de-Monts. This is the hamlet of the Fromentine that attracts the most people in the summer.

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Beaches in Notre-Dame-de-Monts

Beaches in Notre-Dame-de-Monts (Vendee)

Located on the Côte de Lumière, in the north of the Vendée department, the little seaside resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is quiet and family orientated.

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Beaches in Olonne-sur-Mer

Beaches in Olonne-sur-Mer (Vendee)

It is in the department of Vendee that lies the small resort of Olonne-sur-Mer. It is part of the agglomeration of Sables d'Olonne and offers large sandy beaches protected by dunes.

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Beaches in Noirmoutier-en-l'Ile

Beaches in Noirmoutier-en-l'Ile (Vendee)

The island of Noirmoutier is located in the department of Vendée and is an exceptional territory. The diversity of its landscape and climate make it a major tourist destination.

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Beaches in L'Ile-d'Yeu

Beaches in L'Ile-d'Yeu (Vendee)

Ile d'Yeu is located in the department of Vendee. It is one of the Ponant islands and tourists rush there to enjoy natural, unspoilt landscapes and lovely beaches.

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Beaches in Longeville-sur-Mer

Beaches in Longeville-sur-Mer (Vendee)

Located on the Côte de Lumière near the Marais Poitevin (Vendée), Longeville-sur-Mer is divided between wide sandy beaches and pine forests.

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Beaches in Jard-sur-Mer

Beaches in Jard-sur-Mer (Vendee)

The beaches of Jard sur Mer are bordered by cliffs and the maritime forest and the town has some remarkable sites, such as the abbey Royale de Lieu-Dieu.

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Beaches in Saint-Vincent-sur-Jard

Beaches in Saint-Vincent-sur-Jard (Vendee)

About thirty kilometers to the south of Sables d’Olonne, Saint-Vincent-sur-Jard is a small seaside resort of Vendée appreciated for its beaches, its forests and its numerous hiking trails.

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