Camping in Vendée
Safe sandy beaches and lots of sunshine, combined with lively resorts, delicious food and excellent water sports give Vendée camping a universal appeal.
Canvas Holidays offers a fantastic choice of Vendée campsites, so whether you’re staying in one of our spacious tents or in a luxury mobile home, you can be sure of top quality facilities in outstanding locations.
This magical region is a huge draw for families looking for a beach holiday so it’s no surprise to find so many great local attractions designed to entertain children of all ages. But there’s also plenty to appeal to couples camping in the Vendée, from exploring the salt marshes to enjoying the world-famous seafood.
Things to do when you’re camping in the Vendée
Situated on the Loire river, Nantes offers a huge variety of things to see and do, from exploring the Castle, the Jardin des Plantes, and the Jules Verne museum, to riding on the astonishing mechanical elephant and Marine Worlds Carousel at Les Machines D’Île.
Les Sables d’Olonne
Les Sables d’Olonne is a lively town and fishing port with a superb beach. Stroll along the promenade, admire the boats in the marina and visit the sea shell museum. Just up the road from Les Sables d’Olonne is the superb motor museum at Talmont-Saint-Hilaire.
Little ones are sure to love the gentle donkey rides at this centre near La Chapelle-Hermier.
Perfect for energetic kids: an adventure park offering more than 60 activities, from tree top adventures and zip-wires to karting, archery and pony rides.
Puy du Fou
This highly-rated historical theme park features breathtaking re-actments and shows, including a Roman arena, Viking raids and a huge birds of prey display. On summer evenings the park presents the ‘Cinéscénie’ spectacle, said to be the largest night-time display in the world.
About half an hour from Nantes, Planète Sauvage is a Safari Park where you can see more than 2000 animals from five continents, tackle the Jungle Bridge and visit the animals in the mini-farm.
The Marais Poitevin is a huge wetland of salt marshes and water meadows: the area known as Green Venice is especially attractive and can be explored by hiring a traditional flat-bottomed boat or a canoe. Find out more at the Maison du Marais Poitevin in Coulon.
Camping in the Vendée is easy to book online, or by calling our knowledgeable customer advice team on 01 242 1901. To find out more, visit our Vendée campsites pages.