11 days in Vendee Itinerary

11 days in Vendee Itinerary

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11 days in Vendee Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
Talmont Saint Hilaire
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Les Epesses
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Dublin

Talmont Saint Hilaire

Talmont Saint Hilaire ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Le Grand Defi and Aquarium de Vendee.

To find photos and other tourist information, read Talmont Saint Hilaire visit planning website .

Dublin, Ireland to Talmont Saint Hilaire is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Dublin to Talmont Saint Hilaire, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in August, you will find days in Talmont Saint Hilaire are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Les Epesses.

Things to do in Talmont Saint Hilaire

Theme Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits, Le Grand Defi, Eglise St Martin de Vertou et Clocher Panoramique, Vendee Kart
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Le Grand Defi ©
Le Grand Defi
O'Gliss Park ©
O'Gliss Park
Château de Talmont ©
Château de Talmont

Les Epesses

Les Epesses ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Tiffauges and then find something for the whole family at Le Puy du Fou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Les Animaux de la Place, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Natur'zoo de Mervent.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Les Epesses journey planner.

You can drive from Talmont Saint Hilaire to Les Epesses in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Les Epesses are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Saint-Jean-de-Monts.

Things to do in Les Epesses

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

La Roche-sur-Yon, Natur'zoo de Mervent, Chateau de Tiffauges
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Puy du Fou ©
Puy du Fou
Chateau de Tiffauges ©
Chateau de Tiffauges
Natur'zoo de Mervent ©
Natur'zoo de Mervent


Saint-Jean-de-Monts ©
Saint-Jean-de-Monts is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.GeographyThe town is situated in the west of the département, between Notre-Dame-de-Monts and Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez. Attractions like Zoo des Sables d'Olonne and Explora Parc make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Jean-de-Monts: Ile d'Yeu (Port des Vieilles & Ile d'Yeu), Vendee Evasion Parachutisme (in Chateau-d'Olonne) and Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte (in Les Sables-d'Olonne). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at La Plage de Saint-Jean-de-Monts, don't miss a visit to Le Passage du Gois, get in on the family fun at Dino's Park, and explore the activities along Les Marais Salants de la Vie.

To see photos and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Jean-de-Monts trip site .

Drive from Les Epesses to Saint-Jean-de-Monts in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, Les Sables-d'Olonne, Ile d'Yeu, Le Passage du Gois, L'Ile aux Papillons
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L'Ile aux Papillons ©
L'Ile aux Papillons
Le Passage du Gois ©
Le Passage du Gois
Vendee Evasion Parachutisme ©
Vendee Evasion Parachutisme