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THE VENDEE BEACHES
vendee is justifiably proud of its Beaches, typically gently sloping
with golden sand they have attracted visitors for more than a century
to holiday on their shores. There is nothing like blue sea, golden sand
and glorious sunshine to conjure up the picture of the ideal holiday
and the Vendee has an abundance of all of them.
Below are listed the major beaches running from south to north with a
brief description and links to other pages for fuller details and
L'Aiguillon-sur Mer.From the 'Point' back towards the town there are
small beaches but, in the town there is.....
La Faute-sur-Mer.From the point D'acray the 8 kilometers of beaches
the town and off towards....
La Tranche-sur-Mer. The 13 kilometers of almost continuous sandy
is made up of seven beaches though it's....
La Terriere. Just north of La Trenche-sur-Mer and a continuation of
beaches from the lighthouse. The north end is
Les Conches. One of the most popular beaches along this stretch
of coast, it is a mecca for
surfers, bathers and on
southern end naturist...
La Rocher. The beach for Longville-sur-Mer it has a carpark almost
on the beach and cafes and restaurants at hand...
Saint Vincent-sur-Jard. Though not the wide expanse of sand found
further south, this beach with its rock pools...
Jard-sur-Mer. Noted more for its pretty harbour there is a small area
of beach and intersing rockpools for...
Plage du Veillon. This pretty beach at the mouth of the Payre river has
steep sand dunes protecting the spit that is...
Port Bourgenay. There is no beach here but the rock pools are good and
marina with waterside cafes and restaurants is...
Les Sables d'Olonne. Le Grande Plage is one of the safest beaches in
the Vendee, at low tidethe wide expanse of sand is...
La Tanchet. On the extreme south of the Grande Baie des Sables d'Olonne
Sauveterre. A favourite beech for surfers this beach has been a
mecca for locals and holiday makers alike...
For those who wish to be at one with nature then the beaches of the
vendee have a lot to offer. With 146kms of beaches and 2500 hours of
sunshine a year it's not difficult to see why the Vendee rates...
Plage des Granges. The final length of beach from Sauveterre towards
Brem-sur-mer which it is cut off from by the Chenal du
Brem-sur-Mer. There are some good sandy beaches here though the
town is setback some way from the sea..
Bretignollies-sur-Mer. Not really noted for its beaches though there is beach at La Paree, where as at La Sauzaie
Notre Dames des Dunes. The beach can be reached from the rue
des Talles and travels north for about 1 km...
Plage du Jaunay. This is reached via the rue de plage du Jaunay. During
the summer it is busy with visiter from the
St.Gilles Croix de Vie. 4 beaches are listed, the grande plage which runs
from the mouth of the River Vie south, le Petite Plage ...
Sion de l'Ocean. One of the few cliff areas on the Vendee,there are
a few sandy beaches in shelterd coves,...
Plage de Riez. Plage des Demoiselles starts a succesion of 9 beaches
Plage Paree Preneau An unoffical nudist beach can be found away
from the main beach.
Plage de la Pege.A very busy beach in the summer with many local
camp sites, but almost totally deserted in the winter...
Les Mouettes. A beach for the commune of les Mannes..
Le Grand Bec the plage de salines is one of two official nudist beaches
in the Vendee situated on a quiet stretch away from the main...
Le Petite Bec. Just north of le Grand bec
The point at l'Aiguillon The small beaches and the mussel...
Longville-sur-Mer. The commune of Longville controls a long section of
coast line though the town itself is some way...
Payre. The beaches of le Mine and Payre estuary...
Beaches Chaume. The coast here starts off as rocks with the occational small sandy beach, there are ...
Plage de l'Aubraie Just north of the Cote Sauvage at Chaume is the beach at l'Aubraie which is the start of....
Beaches of the Vendee
Plage des soixante bornes,north
of des Becs the beach is the south end
of St Jean de monts,there is surveillance during high season.
St.Jean de Monts. The
plages of des Demoiselles, the beach widens out to a glorious strech of
fine sand, there are 7 stations de surveillance along this...
Plage de la Paree de Jonc.Half way between st Jean de Mont and NotreDame de Monts, the beach has surveillance in high season.
Plage de la Tonnelle.Just north of Paree de Jonc this popular beach has parking close to the beach and facilities.
Beaches of Notre Dame de Monts. 8 beaches are within the commune of Notre dame de Monts and from south to North they are; Plage du pont de Yeu..
Le Barre de Monts. The most northerly beaches of the Vendee other than the islands of Noirmoutier come within this commune they include...
Beaches of Noirmoutier.As with most islands the ile de Noirmoutier has a varied collection of beaches from the pretty Plage de Dames to the page d'or
Beach at Port de Collet.The
port of Collet straddle the border between the Vendee and the Loire
Atlantic, The beach is small an when the tide is out its almost
impossible to see over the mudflats.
information on these pages we believe to be accurate, but errors can
occur.If you have information on the beaches of the Vendee then we
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