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Saint Jean de Monts


Saint Jean de Monts, a beautiful seaside resort between marshes, beaches and forest.


Nature lover holidays in Saint Jean de Monts

Saint Jean de Monts is the perfect getaway for nature lovers. This seaside resort is perfectly located between marshes, beaches and forest.
Only 800 metres from the holiday park, you will find beautiful beaches, perfect for aquatic exercises, shore fishing or horse riding. Many centres offer introductory sessions to discover these activities around the holiday park. You can also enjoy the peace of the area for walks on your own to recharge your batteries.
Thanks to its long beaches, many aquatic sport centres in Saint Jean de Monts also give you the opportunity to try a water sport. You will find activities such as sailing, sand yachting, surfing, paddle and canoeing.
Just in front of the holiday park, you have access to the Vélodysée, the Atlantic cycling route. This path takes you through the forest, making it easy to reach the beaches and nearby cities of Saint Jean de Monts. The Atlantic coast route is safe and enjoyable thanks to its separated path, away from car traffic. The road goes from the North to the South of France, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the Atlantic Coast.
The salt marshes, typical of the region, are also accessible by bike from the holiday park. Many tours are accessible to explore this vast area and learn about salt production in Vendée. There are also walks around the marshes to enjoy the quietness of this stunning area. 
In our holiday park, you will find peace and you will enjoy the refreshing surroundings of Les Peupliers de la Rive.

A pleasant summer atmosphere in Saint Jean de Monts

Saint Jean de Monts is a great town for the summer atmosphere it brings.
You will find a nice street full of souvenir shops and small accessory shops to keep a nice souvenir of your holidays.
You will also find plenty of bars and restaurants with breathtaking sea views and traditional French cuisine.
If you want to make the most of Saint Jean de Monts, remember to try the Casino, in front of the 8 km long beach and close to bars, restaurants and the souvenir street.
For a relaxing afternoon, we recommend you enjoy the Thalassotherapy of Saint Jean de Monts. Different services are offered to loosen up and truly spend a relaxing holiday.

Traditional food discovery in Saint Jean de Monts

To have a true French experience you have to try the traditional dishes and pastries in a friendly environment by exploring the different flavours and smells of the region at the markets.Taste the Troussepinette, brioche, fruits and vegetables of Saint Jean de Monts.
In Saint Jean de Monts and Notre Dame de Monts, the closest towns from the holiday park, you have the chance to try different markets all summer. 
In Saint Jean de Monts, the markets are held all year on wednesday and saturday mornings in the heart of the village.
Other markets are also held every day from April to September in the city centre.
In Notre Dame de Monts, a market is held each Sunday morning all year round. In July and August, local farmers organise a market each Tuesday morning in a musical atmosphere.
When coming to the Atlantic Coast, do not forget to taste the delicious regional wines. The Vendée has its own special wines: AOC Fiefs vendéens. Many winegrowers offer unique experiences to learn more about the regional wines.
In Saint Jean de Monts you will enjoy holidays close to nature, in a pleasant atmosphere and you will come back home with new tasty dishes and knowledge about the region.