Destination guide

Travel to historical Challans

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Challans. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its gardens and restaurants. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


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)
Natural features

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)
How to get there

How to get to and around Challans

The nearest airport is in Nantes (NTE-Nantes - Atlantique), located 25.3 mi (40.7 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Challans Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Challans?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,545 holiday lettings around Challans. From 547 houses to 566 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Challans? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Challans. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Challans Notre Dame Cathedral: 2,190 holiday lettings
  • Salle des Noues Hippodrome: 2,343 holiday lettings
  • Challans Station: 2,344 holiday lettings
  • Commanderie de Coudrie: 2,248 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: 2,024 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Challans listed on 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 Houses in Challans?

Yes, of course. offers 547 Houses in Challans. Our other popular types of Challans holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 566 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 63 self catering accommodations
  • Caravans: 200 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Challans?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 390 holiday homes with pool available in Challans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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