31 days in Vendee Itinerary

31 days in Vendee Itinerary

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31 days in Vendee Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Beauvoir-Sur-Mer
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tiffauges
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Maillezais
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
La Faute sur Mer
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Les Sables-d'Olonne
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Noirmoutier en l'Ile, Ile de Noirmoutier
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Ile d'Yeu
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Istanbul

3
nights
Beauvoir-Sur-Mer

Beauvoir-Sur-Mer ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Beauvoir-Sur-Mer: Plage de Boisvinet (in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie) and Youplaland (in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez).

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Istanbul, Turkey to Beauvoir-Sur-Mer is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Beauvoir-Sur-Mer is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in October, plan for slightly colder days in Beauvoir-Sur-Mer, with highs around 20°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tiffauges.

Things to do in Beauvoir-Sur-Mer

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, Saint-Jean-de-Monts, Le Moulin de Raire, MaximumGlisse, Boisvinet Beach
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Explora Parc ©
Explora Parc
Le Passage du Gois ©
Le Passage du Gois
Le Moulin de Raire ©
Le Moulin de Raire

4
nights
Tiffauges

Tiffauges ©
Get out of town with these interesting Tiffauges side-trips: Le Puy du Fou (in Les Epesses), Les Lucs-sur-Boulogne (Historial of Vendee & Chapelle du Petit-Luc) and Logis de la Chabotterie (in Saint-Sulpice-le-Verdon).

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tiffauges trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Beauvoir-Sur-Mer to Tiffauges takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Tiffauges can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Maillezais.

Things to do in Tiffauges

Theme Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Les Herbiers, Les Lucs-sur-Boulogne, Le Refuge de Grasla, Le Sanctuaire de la Salette, Funshine
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Le Puy du Fou ©
Le Puy du Fou
Chateau de Tiffauges ©
Chateau de Tiffauges
Parc municipal du Landreau ©
Parc municipal du Landreau

4
nights
Maillezais

Maillezais ©
Maillezais is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.It was once an island in the Marais Poitevin, until monks of the Maillezais Abbey dug canals in the 13th century. Venture out of the city with trips to Centre Minier de Faymoreau (in Faymoreau), Vouvant (Tour Melusine & Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption) and Thire (Les jardins de William Christie & Le Jardin du Batiment). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Maillezais Abbey, stroll through Natur'zoo de Mervent, explore the historical opulence of Donjon de Bazoges en Pareds, and get in on the family fun at Parc de Pierre Brune.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Maillezais trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tiffauges to Maillezais takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Maillezais can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to La Faute sur Mer.

Things to do in Maillezais

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mervent, Nieul-sur-l'Autise, Vouvant, Thire, Chateau de Terre Neuve
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Natur'zoo de Mervent ©
Natur'zoo de Mervent
Embarcadere de l'Abbaye ©
Embarcadere de l'Abbaye
Abbaye de Maillezais ©
Abbaye de Maillezais

4
nights
La Faute sur Mer

La Faute sur Mer ©
Change things up with a short trip to Chateau des Aventuriers in Avrille (about 34 minutes away). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 15th (Mon) at O'Gliss Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our La Faute sur Mer trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Maillezais to La Faute sur Mer by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Les Sables-d'Olonne.

Things to do in La Faute sur Mer

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits, Parc Floral et Tropical de la Court d'Aron, Chateau des Aventuriers, Plage des Conches, Plage de la Terriere
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Chateau des Aventuriers ©
Chateau des Aventuriers
O'Gliss Park ©
O'Gliss Park
Indian Forest ©
Indian Forest

3
nights
Les Sables-d'Olonne

Les Sables-d'Olonne ©
Les Sables-d'Olonne is a seaside town in western France, on the Atlantic Ocean. Explore Les Sables-d'Olonne's surroundings by going to Le Grand Defi (in Saint-Julien-des-Landes) and La Plage du Veillon (in Talmont Saint Hilaire). The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Vendee Evasion Parachutisme, don't miss a visit to Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte, find something for the whole family at Labyrinthe En Delire, and stroll through Zoo des Sables d'Olonne.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Les Sables-d'Olonne trip tool .

You can drive from La Faute sur Mer to Les Sables-d'Olonne in an hour. In October in Les Sables-d'Olonne, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Noirmoutier en l'Ile.

Things to do in Les Sables-d'Olonne

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Talmont Saint Hilaire, Le Grand Defi
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Le Grand Defi ©
Le Grand Defi
Zoo des Sables d'Olonne ©
Zoo des Sables d'Olonne
Vendee Evasion Parachutisme ©
Vendee Evasion Parachutisme

4
nights
Noirmoutier en l'Ile, Ile de Noirmoutier

Noirmoutier en l'Ile ©
Noirmoutier en l'Ile is known for historic sites, beaches, shopping, wildlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Plage des Sableaux, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Madeleine, get your game on at Laser Game Noirmoutier, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium de Noirmoutier.

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Drive from Les Sables-d'Olonne to Noirmoutier en l'Ile in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In October in Noirmoutier en l'Ile, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Ile d'Yeu.

Things to do in Noirmoutier en l'Ile

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Gueriniere, Ile de Noirmoutier
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Plage des Dames ©
Plage des Dames
L'Ile aux Papillons ©
L'Ile aux Papillons

6
nights
Ile d'Yeu

Ile d'Yeu ©
Ile d'Yeu is known for nature, historic sites, nightlife, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Vieux-Château, go for a stroll along the water at Port Joinville, head off the coast to Ile d'Yeu, and don't miss a visit to La Pierre Tremblante.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ile d'Yeu trip itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Noirmoutier en l'Ile to Ile d'Yeu in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Ile d'Yeu can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Ile d'Yeu

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Plage des Vieilles ©
Plage des Vieilles
Ile d'Yeu ©
Ile d'Yeu
Port of Millstone ©
Port of Millstone