Take a ride on the Ferris wheel in Saint-Jean-de-Monts
If your holiday in the Vendée at camping le Grand Jardin takes you to Saint-Jean-de-Monts, you won’t want to miss it! Standing 40 metres high, the Ferris wheel dominates this town of 10,000 inhabitants, the largest seaside resort on the Atlantic coast in terms of visitor capacity. Give in to your desire for discovery, and embark on a ten-minute thrill ride in Saint Jean de Monts!
A beautiful 120-tonne structure!
Impressive? Majestic? There’s a long list of words to describe the Ferris wheel in Saint Jean de Monts, which has become a major attraction in the town. Located opposite the Palais des Congrès, it overlooks the Plage des Oiseaux.
It’s a beautiful 120-tonne baby whose highest point is 40 metres above the ground, giving a splendid view of the town, the coastline and its immediate surroundings.
Grab your ticket, take a seat in one of the 26 cabins and set off on three ten-minute rides. When you reach the top, the Ferris wheel stops to let you enjoy this unique moment of your holiday. The Côte de Lumières stretches out at your feet.
Make yourself comfortable at the 4-star “Le Grand Jardin” campsite
Are you looking for a comfortable campsite near Saint-Jean-de-Monts that is well-equipped and highly rated by Internet users? The 4-star Le Grand Jardin campsite is just what you’ve been looking for. Situated right next to the beaches of the Vendée, it is bordered by the Marais and gives direct access to the river La Tailler, giving you an initial idea of what you can do: fishing, if you like to tease the fish, and canoeing.
Our campsite also offers a range of services and facilities to meet your requirements for a successful holiday. An indoor heated swimming pool (from 1 June 2023) for you, play areas and a wide range of activities for your children, from Monday to Friday, will meet all your expectations.
The “Grand Jardin” opens its doors to you from 1 March to 1 December 2023.
What to do in and around Saint-Jean-de-Monts
There’s no room for boredom during your holiday in Saint-Jean-de-Monts. Even though the town has 9 beaches, all of them idyllic, you’re bound to be tempted sooner or later to break off your seaside idleness. Now is the time to explore the city and its surroundings.
Here are a few tourist spots to explore in Saint Jean de Monts
Take advantage of the facilities at the Valdys Resort thalasso centre, with its seawater pool heated to 31°, sauna, hammam, whirlpool baths and cardio-training centre, set in the middle of a pine forest.
There are several water sports centres on the beaches of Saint-Jean-de-Monts and the surrounding area. This is your chance to try out – or improve your skills in – sand yachting, surfing, paddle boarding, surfing and longe-côte. If you prefer dry land, grab your poles and set off for a few hours of Nordic walking in the immediate vicinity.
A game with friends? Training before your next tournament? Join us on the golf course at Saint-Jean-de-Monts for an 18-hole course bordered on one side by the pine forest and on the other by the ocean. Unforgettable!
Saint-Jean-de-Monts also has a tourist train, nightclubs, a casino and the Atlantic racecourse.
If time doesn’t get in the way of your programme, push on a little further to the many animal parks, Puy du Fou, Yeu Island or Noirmoutier Island, half an hour’s drive away.
Have a great holiday in this huge playground, at the foot of the Ferris wheel in Saint Jean de Monts!