Where to stay around Challans?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,269 holiday lettings near Challans. From 503 apartments to 457 houses, 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 Challans is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Challans?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Challans. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Commanderie de Coudrie: 1,922 holiday lettings
  • Challans Notre Dame Cathedral: 2,061 holiday lettings
  • Challans Station: 2,044 holiday lettings
  • Salle des Noues Hippodrome: 2,083 holiday lettings
  • Camping Saint hilaire de Riez Villa Campista: 2,044 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Challans listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Challans?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 503 apartments in Challans. Our other popular types of Challans holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 457 self catering accommodations
  • Mobile homes: 144 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 42 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Challans?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 379 holiday homes with pool available in Challans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a Holiday Rental Cottage in Challans, France, Your Home Away From Home

    Located on the western coastline of France, in the popular Vendee Department of the Pays-de-la-Loire Region, is the charming rural town of Challans. A Challans holiday is a popular choice with a different variety of tourists and visitors, from those looking just to relax by the pool in the sun, to those who want to get stuck in to some adrenaline-pumping activities. One thing that is definitely guaranteed when you book a Challans holiday rental cottage is that it will be ready for you to arrive complete with all of the mod-cons and facilities you would expect in a top Parisian hotel.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Challans, France

    Whilst a Challans holiday places an emphasis on simply relaxing and enjoying the tranquillity, there is some opportunity to enjoy a small range of activities, both in and around the town. This includes activities such as paddle boating, swimming, fishing, mountain biking, walking and golf. With stunning natural scenery and fewer crowds than other parts of the region, visitors who enjoy photography, painting or nature watching will really benefit from a Challans holiday.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Challans, France

    If you fancy spending the day away from Challans, then there are some fantastic places to visit. A two and a half hour journey will bring you to the charming town of Ars-en-Re on the island of Ile de Re. Ars-en-re has wonderful narrow streets with lots of interesting architecture. One of the most popular attractions in the town is the spire of the church. This is painted black and white as it served a double purpose, ringing the bell for church-goers and helping guide boats into the ports in the immediate area.

    Weather in Challans, France

    Booking a Challans holiday rental cottage means that you will be able to enjoy some fabulous weather as the Vendee Department is deemed to be the second sunniest area in France. Most visitors stay in Challans from June through to September when it can reach as warm as 23 .degrees Celsius The lowest temperatures usually occur in January and February when it can drop to anywhere between 7 and 10 degrees during the day. The town sees an average annual rainfall amount of approximately 20 inches.

    Travel to Challans, France

    Those travellers interested in a Challans holiday will be able to start their wonderful trip by flying into Nantes Airport (NTE) which is approximately an hour away from the town. Amongst the airlines offering affordable, frequent flights to Nantes are KLM, easyJet, Air France, Flybe and Ryanair. Passengers can depart the UK from a selection of airports such as Liverpool (LPL), East Midlands (EMA), Gatwick (LGW), Edinburgh (EDI) and Norwich (NWI).

    Sightseeing in and around Challans

    Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Challans a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Maison de l'Ane (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
    • Explora Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
    • Thalasso Thermes Marins (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Challans

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Challans. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Parc du Cornoir (9 mi / 14.5 km)
    • Noirmoutier Island (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)