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Visit the Vendée from our campsite in La Tranche sur Mer

Tourism around Le Jard campsite

Stay at the Jard campsite in La Tranche-sur-Mer in the Vendée and enjoy an exceptional location just 700 m from a fine sandy beach! Staying in a mobile home, converted tent or pitch, you can take advantage of La Tranche sur Mer’s location to discover the Vendée and its seaside. The towns of La Tranche sur Mer, L’Aiguillon-sur-Mer and Longeville sur Mer are just a stone’s throw from the campsite and offer plenty of opportunities for family activities!


Things to do on vacation around La Tranche sur Mer, France

Water sports, fishing on foot or from the beach, surfing, paddleboarding, kite surfing, windsurfing or sand yachting, there’s plenty to do at La Tranche sur Mer during your camping holiday.

Beaches and Water sports activities near La Tranche sur Mer

From Plage de la Terrière to Plage de la Grière, from the lighthouse to the jetty, there’s a beach for everyone, with a direct view of the Ile de Ré and La Rochelle just across the road. La Tranche sur Mer in the Vendée has no fewer than 15 beaches spread over 14 kilometres.

If you’d like to try your hand at sailing or motor yachting, the surrounding towns of La Faute sur mer and L’Aiguillon sur mer are just a few minutes away.

Are you a thrill-seeker? There’s no shortage of theme parks for your holidays in the Vendée:O’Gliss Park, Indian Forest, Le Grand Défi, Océanile… the list is long, and everyone can choose the one they like best.

  • Cultural heritage
  • Tourist attractions
  • Crafts & Know-How
  • Gastronomy

Rides and thrills

Things to do in Vendée

Between sea, marsh and forest, the South Vendée coastline is also a delight for hikers and cyclists. The many circuits and cycle paths that criss-cross the Vendée coast will take you on rich and varied rides.

The Vendée is also culturally rich, with many tourist sites offering a variety of activities: history, heritage, animals, gastronomy, crafts and know-how, you can’t get bored!

Take advantage of the Funbus service in the seaside resort of La Tranche sur Mer to go to the beach or to town during the summer season!

  • Just an hour and 15 minutes away by car, the Puy du Fou is a highly reputed historical theme park, offering grandiose shows featuring different periods of French history.
  • La Rochelle is a historic port town about an hour’s drive north of La Tranche-sur-Mer.
  • La Vélodyssée is a cycle route that crosses the entire French Atlantic coast, from Brittany to the Basque Country, covering a total distance of around 1,200 kilometres. Although La Tranche-sur-Mer is not directly on the main route of La Vélodyssée, it is on the Vendée coast, and you can reach the cycle path by following the signposted routes along the coast or by taking secondary roads.


What to do in la Rochelle ?

La Rochelle is a historic port city nestling on the French Atlantic coast, about 1 hour’s drive from camping du Jard. With its medieval towers, bustling quays and enchanting maritime atmosphere, La Rochelle is a must for travellers looking for history, culture and relaxation.

Start your exploration in the Vieux Port, the beating heart of the city for centuries. Stroll along the quays lined with quaint cafés and seafood restaurants, and soak up the lively atmosphere of the sailors and fishermen.

Don’t miss the impressive Tours de La Rochelle, the Tour Saint-Nicolas and the Tour de la Chaîne, which stand proudly at the entrance to the port. Climb to their summits for breathtaking panoramic views of the city and the ocean.

Immerse yourself in La Rochelle’s history as you stroll through the Old Quarter, where cobbled streets lead you through a maze of half-timbered houses, craft shops and charming shady squares.

For an immersive experience, visit the Aquarium de La Rochelle, one of the largest in Europe, where you can discover fascinating marine ecosystems and observe an incredible diversity of aquatic species up close.

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By car :

Arriving from Nantes and La Roche sur Yon, head for La Tranche sur Mer, then the La Grière district.

Arriving from La Rochelle: direction Luçon, then La Tranche sur mer, La Grière district.

By train :

La Roche sur Yon SNCF train station: 43 Km

Luçon SNCF train station: 31 Km

By bus :

Compagnie Sovetours: http: //

route 550 Les Sables d’Olonne – Luçon

route 555 La Roche sur Yon – L’Aiguillon sur mer

Reception hours

Information and reservations by phone:

Low season: reception open daily from 9am to 12:30pm and from 2pm to 6pm.

High season: reception open daily from 9am to 8pm.

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