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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Brem-sur-Mer
Insee code85243
AltitudeFrom 0 to 55 meters
Surface15.85 km²
Population2579 inhabitants
Density162 inhabitants/km²


Chief townLa Roche-sur-Yon (at 40 km, 43 min)Bretignolles-sur-Mer at 4.1 km (7 min)
DepartmentVendéeLa Chaize-Giraud at 5.3 km (7 min)
RegionPays de la LoireSearch another town


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The municipality of Brem-sur-Mer offers the joys of the sea and nature. Ideally located between the resorts of Les Sables d'Olonne (15 km) and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie (15 kilometers) Brem-sur-Mer invites you to discover its many aspects for your family vacation or romantic in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Brem-sur-Mer has many vestiges of a rich past. Association of former municipalities of Saint-Martin de Brem and Saint Nicolas de Brem, Brem-sur-Mer originated from the distant past. The Romanesque church of St. Nicolas de Brem created in the 11th century is one of the finest medieval monuments of the department. As you walk, you can also see the menhir of Crulière, historic monument in 1934, also known as "The Devil's Stone."

Gastronomic specialties are deemed to Brem-sur-Mer Brem wine and oysters from the Gachère. Indeed, Brem-sur-Mer is now a renowned wine center in 1984 which won the title VDQS (delimited wines of superior quality). Feel free to reach out to producers in the cellars of the country! Let yourself be tempted by the oysters of Gachère.


The historical heritage of Brem-sur-Mer delight history buffs. The church of Saint Nicolas de Brem (XI) with its triangular pediment, its frescoes and a crucifix from the 17th is one of the oldest churches in Vendee.

A detour during a walk, you will discover the menhir of Crulière also known as "The stone the devil".

Stroll through the country from Bremen to bike or walk through cylotouristiques circuits. Four hiking trails you will enjoy the beautiful scenery. You will pass through the village in the Gachère former port formed by the mouth of the Auzance and Verton. A little further on, come watch the wind farm consists of five wind turbines (between Landevielle and Vairé).

For the love of art, be sure to visit the workshops of local artists: pottery, ceramic art in the village of rope, collages, paintings, sculptures and wall installations in the village of Gachère.

Activities for adults but also children, are proposed.

An amusement park is located on the town.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Brem-sur-Mer
MonumentsMenhir of La Crulière


Brem-sur-Mer offers various events throughout the year:

Medieval Festival and Craft Market from May 1 around the church of Saint Nicolas.

Many summer events.

Moules / frites, karaoke, hiking and bicycle trails, mountain biking and fishing from the shore, night markets, storytelling walks and jars home run by the tourist office in July and August.


A museum of miniature reproduction of the villages on the Vendée is neighboring to Brétignolles-sur-Mer.

Museums, parks, flowers, water parks ... are located around the town and delight young and old.

Visiting the islands of Noirmoutier (60 km) and Yeu.

A hundred miles of Brem-sur-Mer, the visit of a famous park that offers numerous performances is a great way to immerse yourself in the history of the Vendee.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Renting a Jet Ski in Les Sables d' Olonne Sports sensationsFrom 110 € to 260 €Les Sables-d'Olonne (11.9 km)
Tandem skydiving in VendéeSports sensations280 €Château-d'Olonne (17 km)

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The church of Saint Nicolas de Brem (eleventh century)The church of Saint Nicolas de Brem (eleventh century)
Menhir of CrulièreMenhir of Crulière
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The gastronomy Brem-sur-MerThe gastronomy Brem-sur-Mer
The GachèreThe Gachère
Village typical GachèreVillage typical Gachère
The CampaignThe Campaign
The vineyard BremenThe vineyard Bremen
The Tourist Office Brem-sur-MerThe Tourist Office Brem-sur-Mer
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off-season walk along the beachoff-season walk along the beach
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Miles of beaches your holidayMiles of beaches your holiday
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Entrance to the ancient port of GachèreEntrance to the ancient port of Gachère
Old whaling port of GachèreOld whaling port of Gachère
Former salt marshes of the Roman eraFormer salt marshes of the Roman era
The Auzance and bottom GachèreThe Auzance and bottom Gachère
St. Nicolas Church fortified 11th centurySt. Nicolas Church fortified 11th century
Several factors suggest a Templar ChurchSeveral factors suggest a Templar Church
Saint-Nicolas is one of the oldest churches in Vendée (eleventh century)Saint-Nicolas is one of the oldest churches in Vendée (eleventh century)
Church of St. Nicolas the 11th centuryChurch of St. Nicolas the 11th century
Pool Gothic font of the 11th CenturyPool Gothic font of the 11th Century
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Coastal Drive, Gachère and its bridge over the AuzanceCoastal Drive, Gachère and its bridge over the Auzance



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French cuisine restaurantLa Grand'Roche  
Penaud family welcomes you in a friendly in their restaurant with splendid views over the sea If you want to enjoy the sea air, sit on the terrace! In the kitchen, Mr. Sheepish, Chef,...
Located 3 km from Brem-sur-Mer44 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantVent d'Est  
Les Sables-d'Olonne
ON PORT-Directly on the fishing port of Les Sables d'Olonne, The East Wind is a restaurant that enjoys a location and dreamed. In a plush interior that comes in different rooms, you...
Located 12.5 km from Brem-sur-Mer19 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLoulou Côte Sauvage  
Les Sables-d'Olonne
Facing the ocean and Barges Lighthouse, the Loulou Côte Sauvage restaurant welcomes you to enjoy the specialties of seafood and a wide range of fish prepared with care. The card is...
Located 12.6 km from Brem-sur-Mer47 € per person 

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Pavillon with 2 bedroomsChemin des granges    
In seaside resort, rent, bed and breakfast '- On the first floor with separate entrance, in house with enclosed garden with automated gate: - 2 bedrooms for 4 people with 140 bed, separated...
Located 10.6 km from Brem-sur-Mer56 € the double room 
Villa with 3 bedroomsLes Brûlis    
Le Fenouiller
On a plot of 2000 m², in a pine forest, you will discover the charm and character of a calm and relaxing villa. We offer 2 rooms with 1 bed 160x200 and 1 bedroom with 1 bed 140x200...
Located 12 km from Brem-sur-Mer70 € the double room 
Villa with 2 bedroomsCap l'ocean    
Le Fenouiller
Cottages with all comforts near the beach and shops. On site: heated pool, playground, ping pong, barbecue, etc...
Located 14.8 km from Brem-sur-MerFrom 67 € to 70 € the double room 

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Villa for 10 personsLes Brûlis
Le Fenouiller
On a plot of 2000 sqm, in a pine forest, you will discover the charm and character of a calm and relaxing villa. We offer 2 rooms with 1 bed 160x200 and 3 rooms with 1 bed 140x200.3...
Located 12 km from Brem-sur-MerFrom 1900 € to 2400 € per week 
House for 4 personsGîte de La Martinière
Holidays in France in Vendée, in the countryside, not far from the sea, tranquility, scenery and greenery. Located in a wooded area 15 km from the ocean (sea Brem Sur), this cottage...
Located 12.2 km from Brem-sur-MerFrom 320 € to 380 € per week 
House for 3 personsMaison de pêcheur
Fisherman's house on a quiet street in the old St Gilles. Closed sheltered from the wind and looks Court. 2 bikes at your disposal.
Located 12.6 km from Brem-sur-MerFrom 400 € to 500 € per week 

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160 places over 6 haLe Brandais     NEW
Welcome to Brandais, camping Vendée seaside Your campsite 3 stars Brem sur Mer in Vendee with swimming pool 800 meters from the beach ! We warmly welcome you to the campsite Brandais...
Located in Brem-sur-MerFrom 16.50 € to 27.50 € per day 
99 places over 2,4 haLe parc de la grève    
The middle of two steps from the sea. Fancy a holiday... Calm... Nature... Fancy quality... Host locations, health... Want lifestyle... A mobile home with family or friends... A tent...
Located 6.8 km from Brem-sur-MerFrom 11 € to 17 € per day 
294 places over 30 haVillage de la Guyonnière    
The campsite is on an estate of 30 hectares, 300 meters from Jaunay Lake (length 6 km). It is very spacious with superb, unspoilt views over the Jaunay Lake and the surrounding rolling...
Located 8 km from Brem-sur-MerFrom 21 € to 39 € per day 

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Le Jardin des Îles - Hotel in Brem-sur-MerLe Jardin des Îles    
Just 1.2 km from the beach with sand dunes, this hotel offers free Wi-Fi, free parking and spacious accommodation with satellite TV. Wine tasting is possible at the neighbouring property,...
Located in Brem-sur-MerRoom from 49 €
Lagrange Classic le Domaine du Grand Large et les Océanides - Hotel in Brem-sur-MerLagrange Classic le Domaine du Grand Large et les Océanides    
Set in the Bretignolles sea resort in the Vendée region, this residence features fully equipped apartments. It offers two outdoor swimming pools and 2 tennis courts. All of the apartments...
Located 2.1 km from Brem-sur-Mer
Hotellerie Les Brisants , Restaurant J M Perochon - Hotel in Brem-sur-MerHotellerie Les Brisants , Restaurant J M Perochon     
Located in the Vendée seaside, the hotel offers modern guest rooms overlooking the Marais Girard beach. Free WiFi access is provided and the Michelin-star restaurant serves gourmet...
Located 3.5 km from Brem-sur-MerRoom from 91 €

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Appart’Hotel Spa Atlantic Golf
Just 300 metres from Atlantic beaches, this residence has an outdoor, salt-water swimming pool with views of Saint-Jean de Monts Golf Course. Guests receive...
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