• Nearest Beach: 0.3km

  • Nearest Town: La Tranche-sur-Mer 0.5km

  • Nearby Towns:

    • Jard sur Mer: 18km
    • Lucon: 30km
    • Les Sables-d'Olonne: 44km
    • La Rochelle: 64km
    • Niort: 91km
    • Ile de Noirmoutier: 106km


Here at La Tranche is the longest south-facing beach in the Vendée, where watersports and sea fishing are very popular activities. Les Sables d'Olonne is a lively beach resort, and is home to a popular zoo, about 35km from the parc. Further afield is the busy harbour town of La Rochelle, where once you've wandered the cobbled streets you can pay a visit to its aquarium, home to over 12,000 marine animals including sharks.

Days Out

La Rochelle Aquarium

La Rochelle

Further afield is the busy harbour town of La Rochelle, where once you've wandered the cobbled streets you can pay a visit to its unmissable aquarium, home to over 12,000 marine animals, including sharks.

Chateau Talmont falconry

Château de Talmont

The historic site of Château de Talmont, St Hilaire, is less than 30 km from the parc. It was once the medieval fortress of Richard the Lion Heart. You can learn all about the history on the entertaining trail which is brought to life with knights on horse back, crossbow shooting and falconry displays.

Puy du Fou

Puy du Fou

The Grand Parc Puy du Fou offers an unparalleled experience with a series of spectacular, moving shows, in the heart of unspoilt countryside and magnificent stage sets.
In France, almost 30 million visitors have already enjoyed the "Puy du Fou" experience, which is inspired by the History of France and Europe. Whether you’re looking for spectacular shows, lush greenery or great dining, Puy du Fou transports you through the centuries.

Sables d'Olonne

Les Sables d’Olonne

You can pack a lot in on a day trip to Les Sables d’Olonne. There is plenty to do in this seaside town: you can visit the popular zoo, have fun on the lively beach, wander round the harbour, explore lots of museums and galleries, or dine in one of the many excellent restaurants.

Off Parc Activities

Just 300 m from the parc there is a modern leisure centre and water park, with both indoor and outdoor pools.

‘Bel’ is a great campsite for sports and activities. If you want to take to the water then waterskiing facilities are just 500 m away on the marine lake. Surfing and boat hire are just as close, and cycle hire is even closer. Sea fishing is very popular in the area if you would like to try and catch your dinner!

The following activities are available off parc:

Quad Biking 0.3 km from site
Golf 24 km from site
Driving Range 30 km from site
Crazy Golf 2 km from site
Horse Riding 10 km from site
Cycling 0.25 km from site
Karting 12 km from site
Boat trips 0.5 km from site
Windsurfing 1.5 km from site
Dinghy sailing 0.5 km from site
Kayaking 6 km from site