Tourism - Vendée

Vendée is a french department that is part of the region Pays de la Loire. It is surrounded by the departments of Loire-Atlantique, Maine-et-Loire, Deux-Sèvres and Charente-Maritime. It is also bordered by the Mediterranean Sea. Main cities are Roche-sur-Yon, Fontenay-le-Comte and Les Sables-d'Olonne.

The main tourist attractions are located in the ‘Bocage’ with ‘Cinescenie’ and the ‘Grand Parc’ in Puy du Fou, the south of the department also called the green Venice and the town of Roche-sur-Yon.

Numerous festivals take place in Vendée each year such as the Festival Face et Si, near La Roche sur Yon, the ‘Festival de Poupet’ in Saint-Malô-du-Bois, the ‘Primptemps du Livre de Montaigu’, the Festival ‘La Septième vague’ in Brétignolles-sur-Mer, the Festival Simenon in Sables-d'Olonne and the Festival Talus Talents in Sallertaine.

Top tourist cities in Vendée


Tourism La Roche-sur-Yon

La Roche-sur-Yon is the prefecture of the department of Vendee in Western Loire region. It was built in 1804 by Napoleon. The city center is marked by its history, with the presence of the equestrian statue of the Emperor. This dynamic city is full of projects. Its ...

Must : Musée de La Roche-sur-Yon, Eglise Saint-Louis


Tourism Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte is a town in the department of Vendee in Western Loire region. The city appears to be surrounded by green spaces. In the North, there is a forest south and the Poitevin marshes. It has the label "City of Art and History" in recognition of ...


Tourism Les Sables-d'Olonne

Les Sables d'Olonne is located in the department of Vendée in the region Pays de la Loire. This town is a seaside resort, but also a fishing port, trade and craft! Many things can be discovered in addition to beach activities and swimming. For example, ...