13 days in Vendee Itinerary

13 days in Vendee Itinerary

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13 days in Vendee Itinerary

Start: London
Drive + train + Drive:  7​h 30​min
Les Epesses
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Talmont Saint Hilaire
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

Les Epesses

Les Epesses ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Le Puy du Fou and Chateau de Tiffauges. Get out of town with these interesting Les Epesses side-trips: L'Abbaye Saint-Vincent (in Nieul-sur-l'Autise), Vouvant (Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption & Tour Melusine) and La Roche-sur-Yon (Room Escape Games & Les Animaux de la Place).

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Les Epesses trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Les Epesses is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Les Epesses due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Talmont Saint Hilaire.

Things to do in Les Epesses

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Maillezais, La Roche-sur-Yon, Vouvant, L'Abbaye Saint-Vincent, Natur'zoo de Mervent
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Puy du Fou ©
Puy du Fou
Chateau de Tiffauges ©
Chateau de Tiffauges
Natur'zoo de Mervent ©
Natur'zoo de Mervent

Talmont Saint Hilaire

Talmont Saint Hilaire ©
Family-friendly places like Le Grand Defi and La Plage Du Veillon will thrill your kids. Step out of Talmont Saint Hilaire with an excursion to Vendee Miniature in Bretignolles Sur Mer--about 34 minutes away.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Talmont Saint Hilaire trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Les Epesses to Talmont Saint Hilaire by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Talmont Saint Hilaire can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Saint-Jean-de-Monts.

Things to do in Talmont Saint Hilaire

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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


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 Explora Parc and Zoo des Sables d'Olonne make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Jean-de-Monts: Les Sables-d'Olonne (Le Remblai, Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte, & more) and Ile d'Yeu (in Ile d'Yeu). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at La Plage de Saint-Jean-de-Monts, explore the activities along Les Marais Salants de la Vie, make a trip to Le Passage du Gois, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium de Noirmoutier.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saint-Jean-de-Monts trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Talmont Saint Hilaire to Saint-Jean-de-Monts takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, Les Sables-d'Olonne, Sallertaine, Aquarium de Noirmoutier, Ile d'Yeu
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Ile d'Yeu ©
Ile d'Yeu
Le Passage du Gois ©
Le Passage du Gois
Atlantic Toboggan ©
Atlantic Toboggan