Where to stay around Vendée?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,662 holiday lettings near Vendée. From 2,732 houses to 1,791 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vendée is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Vendée?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vendée. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: 1,401 holiday homes
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: 1,850 holiday homes
  • Les Sables-d'Olonne: 1,940 holiday homes
  • Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie: 1,748 holiday homes
  • L'Île-d'Olonne: 2,176 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Vendée! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Vendée?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Vendée with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: 1,401 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: 1,850 holiday lettings
  • Les Sables-d'Olonne: 1,940 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie: 1,748 holiday lettings
  • L'Île-d'Olonne: 2,176 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Vendée?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Vendée are:

  • Les Ajoncs Airport (EDM): 312 self catering accommodations
  • Les Sables-d'Olonne (LSO): 3,285 self catering accommodations
  • véle d'Yeu Airport (IDY): 1,218 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Vendée?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Vendée. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Les Sables d'Olonne Beach: 3,018 holiday rentals
  • Puy du Fou: 208 holiday rentals
  • Port Bourgenay Golf: 3,292 holiday rentals
  • Farmhouse of Beaupay: 398 holiday rentals
  • Musee de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix: 3,058 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vendée listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday rental, home or villa in Vendee your home away from home

Vendee, a department of central France on the West Coast's Atlantic Bay of Biscay. Vendee is a beautiful rural department with a range of landscapes, from the rocky, beach covered coast to deep forests, from salt marshes to the rolling hills and lush valleys of the hinterland. There is a massive range of accommodation available here, including villas, gites, and holiday cottages for rent, so there are no shortage of holiday lettings in Vendee for use as a base for a magnificently varied holiday, or as a base to walk, cycle and ride through the stunning countryside.

Things to do in Vendee, France

The unspoilt beaches from the Bay of Bourgneuf to L'Aiguillon-sur-Mer are a massive attraction when looking for Vendee accommodation. With 160km of sandy beaches to choose from, there is something to suit everyone. However, the beaches at Les Sables-d'Olonne and St Jean de Monts are particularly nice, and have been awarded European blue flags.

Vendee is a favourite for walking, cycling and horse riding as the varied rural expanses of the French countryside are not only flat, but dotted with magnificent views, points of interest and villas. The variety of scenery just adds to the lure of walking, cycling and horse riding holidays to Vendee.

Fishing in Vendee is hugely popular. A villa or gite in Vendee not only allows you the flexibility to enjoy superb deep sea fishing in the Atlantic, but also fish the rivers of the Vendee, Sevre Nantaise, the Lay and the Sevre Niortaise.

The lush greens of Saint Jean de Monts, Port Bourgenay and Olonne sur Mer give not only great sport, but fabulous views to be enjoyed from the privacy of a Vendee self catering cottage.

Boating is of course a favourite way to enjoy your day in Vendee. Sailing in yachts, catamarans and boats in the Atlantic is of particular note, but playing on the river in a canoe or small boat is also a fun way to spend a day from any Vendee villa.

Places to holiday in Vendee, France

The marshland of Marais Poitevin are a wildlife haven, where tourists can be enchanted by the magnificent scenery and array of wildlife. The rolling countryside of Bocage and forests of Mervent are particularly good for walking and cycling too.

With such a long history lasting through the Hundred Years War and Roman eras, Vendee has many celebrated historical sites. Bringing its history to life through the historical theme park at Puy du Fou, Vendee holidays are both fun and fascinating!

Weather in Vendee, France

Vendee boasts the most number of hours of sunshine on the French Atlantic Coast. Temperatures during July and August average at around 25°C, and winters remain remarkable mild, which makes taking a holiday rental gite in Vendee a treat for walking, cycling, riding, golf and sightseeing throughout the year.

Flights to Vendee, France

The best way to access a villa in Vendee is to get as flight to Nantes (NTE). Flights leave regularly from London Stansted (STN), Nottingham (NQT) and Shannon (SNN). For cheap flights to Vendee, Ryanair or British Airways usually offer the best deals, but there are regular offers from other providers on cheap flights to the holiday gites in Vendee.

Attractions in and around Vendee

Looking for things to do while you're in Vendee? Local attractions include Puy du Fou, Indian Forest and O'Gliss Park. Don't miss landmarks such as Chateau de Noirmoutier. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Les Sables d'Olonne Beach and Griere Beach or experience the natural beauty of Ponds Nature Park and Parc des Rochettes. Fun activities in the city include Domangere Golf, Olonnes Golf and Port Bourgenay Golf. You might enjoy a visit to Explora Park, Thalasso Thermes Marins or Mont des Alouettes during your stay. Other places to visit in town include Parc du Cornoir, Maison de l'Ane and Passage du Gois.