11 days in Vendee Itinerary

11 days in Vendee Itinerary

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11 days in Vendee Itinerary

Start: Bristol
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Tiffauges
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
La Faute sur Mer
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bretignolles Sur Mer
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Noirmoutier en l'Ile, Ile de Noirmoutier
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Bristol

2
nights
Tiffauges

Tiffauges ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Espace Gaston Chaissac. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Historial of Vendee and then step into the grandiose world of Castle of Tiffauges.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tiffauges journey app .

Bristol, UK to Tiffauges is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bristol to Tiffauges. In August, daily temperatures in Tiffauges can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to La Faute sur Mer.

Things to do in Tiffauges

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Historial of Vendee, Puy du Fou, Espace Gaston Chaissac
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Chateau de Tiffauges ©
Chateau de Tiffauges
Historial of Vendee ©
Historial of Vendee
Espace Gaston Chaissac ©
Espace Gaston Chaissac

3
nights
La Faute sur Mer

La Faute sur Mer ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Maillezais Abbey and Embarcadere de l'Abbaye. You'll get in some beach time at Plage des Belugas and Plage des Conches. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Faute sur Mer: Chateau des Aventuriers (in Avrille) and Nieul-sur-l'Autise Abbey (in Nieul-sur-l'Autise).

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the La Faute sur Mer vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Tiffauges to La Faute sur Mer in 1.5 hours. August in La Faute sur Mer sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bretignolles Sur Mer.

Things to do in La Faute sur Mer

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Maillezais, Chateau des Aventuriers, Abbaye de Nieul-sur-l'Autise, Plage des Conches
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Plage des Belugas ©
Plage des Belugas
Abbaye de Maillezais ©
Abbaye de Maillezais
Abbaye de Nieul-sur-l'Autise ©
Abbaye de Nieul-sur-l'Autise

3
nights
Bretignolles Sur Mer

Bretignolles Sur Mer ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage de Boisvinet and La Plage du Veillon. Get a sense of the local culture at Château de Talmont and Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte. Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Le Grand Defi.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Bretignolles Sur Mer attractions site .

Traveling by car from La Faute sur Mer to Bretignolles Sur Mer takes 1.5 hours. August in Bretignolles Sur Mer sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Noirmoutier en l'Ile.

Things to do in Bretignolles Sur Mer

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Talmont Saint Hilaire, Boisvinet Beach, Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte, Le Grand Defi
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Vendee Miniature ©
Vendee Miniature
Château de Talmont ©
Château de Talmont
La Plage Du Veillon ©
La Plage Du Veillon

2
nights
Noirmoutier en l'Ile, Ile de Noirmoutier

Noirmoutier en l'Ile ©
On the 16th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Castle of Noirmoutier en L'isle, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage des Sableaux, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Philbert, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium de Noirmoutier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at L'Ile aux Papillons, then stop by Biscuiterie Les Petits Cagniotes, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Madeleine.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Noirmoutier en l'Ile holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Bretignolles Sur Mer to Noirmoutier en l'Ile takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Noirmoutier en l'Ile can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Noirmoutier en l'Ile

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

L'Ile aux Papillons, Aquarium de Noirmoutier
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L'Ile aux Papillons ©
L'Ile aux Papillons
Castle-Museum of Noirmoutier en L'isle ©
Eglise Saint-Philbert ©
Eglise Saint-Philbert