With its 13 kilometres of fine, sandy beach, holidays in La Tranche sur Mer are ideal for those people who wish to visit a fun resort, especially with kids. Even though it is on the Atlantic Coast, it has an almost Mediterranean feel about it, and a villa here is the perfect way to spend a week or more on holiday. Self catering accommodation in La Tranche sur Mer is of the highest quality, and provides all the comforts of home that even the best hotels may lack.
La Tranche sur Mer is ideal for those who enjoy taking part in outdoor activities. It has many cycle tracks and pedestrian paths along which it is possible for adults and kids alike to get some exercise whilst discovering the local area. Surfing is quite popular, and so whilst on holidays in La Tranche sur Mer, it might be nice to rent a board for a day or two to see if you like it. There are also many other water-based activities on offer, such as windsurfing, kite surfing and jet skiing.
The Vendee region of France has an abundance of places to see. The best way to get around is really to have access to a vehicle, as this way, you can make a series of day trips from your self catering accommodation in La Tranche sur Mer. A small sample of places to visit are – Port du Bac to see a wind farm, visit the fishing village and eat oysters. The Passage du Gois which is a roadway linking the island of Noirmoutier with the mainland. The IIe d’Yeu, a pleasant island where renting a bicycle is an excellent way to get around it, and Avrille, where dozens of prehistoric stones in the form of dolmens and menhirs surround two villages.
The Vendee region, to which La Tranche sur Mer belongs, boasts its own unique micro-climate which is comparable to the Mediterranean more than the Atlantic. There are on average over 2500 hours of sunshine every year, which when compared to Manchester’s 1300, makes it a no-brainer when it comes to a decision between the two on where to go on holiday! Typical summers in La Tranche sur Mer are warm, but not oppressively hot, with average highs of around 25 degrees Celsius, but very little humidity.
Some people do like to drive over to France from the United Kingdom, but as it is over 200 miles away from the port at Caen, this may not be the best option. The closest airport to use for holidays in La Tranche sur Mer, is the one at La Rochelle LRH), which is about 67 km (42 miles) away. Ryanair, easyJet, Jet2 and Flybe fly into this airport from London Stansted (STN, Southampton(SOU), Bristol (BRS), Leeds-Bradford (LBA) and Edinburgh (EDI)