Le Grand Jardin campsite near Saint Gilles Croix de Vie

The 4-star Le Grand Jardin campsite is located by the sea in Notre-Dame-de-Monts, between the famous island of Noirmoutier and the seaside resort of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie.
An ideal location for enjoying the Vendée coastline, with the sea right next to the campsite.
This family campsite in the Vendée (85) also boasts many other assets. It’s close to the amenities of the city center, yet enjoys a natural, leafy setting. Nearby cycle paths make it easy to explore the Vendée coast.

At Le Grand Jardin campsite, you can enjoy a refreshing dip in the heated indoor swimming pool. And to top it all off, some mobile homes have their own private Jacuzzi for an unforgettable moment of relaxation.
You can then move on to your own comfortable chalet or mobile home, or to one of the spacious pitches for your tent, camper van or caravan.
Le Grand Jardin campsite also offers you the chance to share simple, convivial moments aroundactivities and events organized during the season (apéro voisins, musical evening, kids’ club, pétanque evening, etc.).

Saint Gilles Croix de Vie is a picturesque commune in western Vendée, along the Atlantic Ocean. It’s a typically rural and agricultural area, with plenty of green spaces and meadows to enjoy the scenery. Outdoor activities are the order of the day in this part of the region. Located on the Vendée coast, the seaside resort of Saint Gilles Croix de Vie is a lively and attractive seaside town, so don’t wait any longer to discover it!

What to do in summer in Saint Gilles Croix de Vie?

Get ready for a holiday in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie full of discoveries and emotions. The seaside resort offers a variety of activities for the whole family.

Must-see places in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

The seaside resort is the 1st sardine port on the Atlantic coast. So it’s worth starting with a visit to Atelier de la Sardine. This museum-workshop, located on Quai Ferrande, also features a gallery and boutique. You’ll discover the cannery’s remarkable know-how.

The “escale pêche” museum and the fisherman’s house in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie have also been created to provide a better understanding of the world of sea fishing.
Another of the resort’s must-see spots is Boisvinet beach, close to the town center. Its orientation, between the corniche and the jetty, makes it an ideal beach for family bathing. A nautical base and a beach club make everyone happy.

And don’t hesitate to stroll around the Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie marina for a soothing stroll among the moored boats.
You can also board a boat from the seaside resort for an unforgettable sea trip to the Ile d’Yeu. Enjoy a unique panoramic view of the sea and the seaside resort.

Activities to suit all tastes and desires

The Vendée coastline offers a wealth of water sports activities, and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is no exception. Surf, paddle, windsurf, kitesurf, canoe and much more!
High-quality bathing waters and powerful waves make this seaside resort a popular destination for water sports enthusiasts and sea lovers.

Back on land, a stroll through the Boisvinet district is an opportunity to admire the superb bourgeois villas dating from the “Belle Époque” (late 19th century). You can continue your walk along the Corniche Vendéenne, which offers superb panoramic views.

Walking and cycling enthusiasts can also take advantage of the marked trails to discover the diversity of landscapes around the seaside resort. You’ll appreciate the beauty of the natural environments formed by estuaries, dunes, marshes and hedged farmland.
A true immersion in nature for the whole family.

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