Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Vendee

The area's monuments and wineries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Vendee. This city's theme park, golfing and casino gaming draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Puy du Fou and Chateau de Noirmoutier. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Vendee

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Vendee a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Domangere Golf (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Indian Forest (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Olonnes Golf (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • O'Gliss Park (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Port Bourgenay Golf (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Explora Park (27.5 mi / 44.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Vendee

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Vendee is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ponds Nature Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Les Sables d'Olonne Beach (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Parc des Rochettes (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)
  • Griere Beach (23.8 mi / 38.4 km)
  • Parc du Cornoir (29.4 mi / 47.3 km)
  • Gros Jonc Beach (29.7 mi / 47.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Vendee

The nearest airport is in Nantes (NTE-Nantes - Atlantique), located 33.2 mi (53.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into La Rochelle (LRH-La Rochelle - Ile de Re), which is 38.2 mi (61.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, La Roche-sur-Yon Station, La Mothe-Achard Station and Belleville Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Vendee?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,076 holiday rentals near Vendee. From 3,483 Houses to 268 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vendee for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Vendee?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vendee. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Luรงon: 295 holiday rentals
  • Vouillé-les-Marais: 101 holiday rentals
  • Vix: 134 holiday rentals
  • Boulogne: 31 holiday rentals
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: 116 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Vendee! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Vendee?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Vendee with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Luรงon: 295 holiday homes
  • Vouillé-les-Marais: 101 holiday homes
  • Vix: 134 holiday homes
  • Boulogne: 31 holiday homes
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: 116 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Vendee?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Vendee are:

  • Les Ajoncs Airport (EDM): 334 holiday houses
  • Île d'Yeu Airport (IDY): 1,250 holiday houses
  • Les Sables-d'Olonne (LSO): 3,155 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Vendee?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Vendee. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Puy du Fou: 231 holiday rentals
  • Les Sables d'Olonne Beach: 2,930 holiday rentals
  • Theatre de Thaile: 225 holiday rentals
  • Mouilleron-le-Captif Church: 443 holiday rentals
  • Domangere Golf: 1,995 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vendee listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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