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Brem-sur-Mer

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Brem-sur-Mer - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée
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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.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBrem-sur-Mer
Postcode85470
Latitude46.6057000 (N 46° 36’ 21”)
Longitude-1.8298800 (W 1° 49’ 48”)
Surface area15.85 km²
Population2579 inhabitants
Density162 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (40 km, 43 min)
Insee code85243
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie
DepartmentVendée
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Bretignolles-sur-Mer4.1 km (7 min)
La Chaize-Giraud5.3 km (7 min)
Landevieille5.5 km (8 min)
Vairé6.1 km (7 min)
L'Île-d'Olonne6.9 km (8 min)
L'Aiguillon-sur-Vie9 km (11 min)
Olonne-sur-Mer10.4 km (13 min)
Saint-Julien-des-Landes12 km (14 min)
Saint-Mathurin12.2 km (14 min)
Coëx12.7 km (14 min)
Givrand13.3 km (16 min)
Saint-Révérend13.7 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

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.

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments

Events and festivities

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.

Photos

The church of Saint Nicolas de Brem (eleventh century)
The church of Saint Nicolas de Brem (eleventh century)
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Menhir of Crulière
Menhir of Crulière
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Brem-sur-Mer, charming holiday destination ...
Brem-sur-Mer, charming holiday destination ...
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The roundabout Core Earth
The roundabout Core Earth
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The gastronomy Brem-sur-Mer
The gastronomy Brem-sur-Mer
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The Gachère
The Gachère
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Village typical Gachère
Village typical Gachère
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The Campaign
The Campaign
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The vineyard Bremen
The vineyard Bremen
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Downtown
Downtown
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The Tourist Office Brem-sur-Mer
The Tourist Office Brem-sur-Mer
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A helping tobacco approach
A helping tobacco approach
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off-season walk along the beach
off-season walk along the beach
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The Sea is formed before kick tobacco
The Sea is formed before kick tobacco
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Miles of beaches your holiday
Miles of beaches your holiday
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Fun for the shellfish
Fun for the shellfish
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February Brem-sur-Mer in Vendée
February Brem-sur-Mer in Vendée
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Entrance to the ancient port of Gachère
Entrance to the ancient port of Gachère
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Old whaling port of Gachère
Old whaling port of Gachère
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Former salt marshes of the Roman era
Former salt marshes of the Roman era
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The Auzance and bottom Gachère
The Auzance and bottom Gachère
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St. Nicolas Church fortified 11th century
St. Nicolas Church fortified 11th century
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Several factors suggest a Templar Church
Several factors suggest a Templar Church
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Saint-Nicolas is one of the oldest churches in Vendée (eleventh century)
Saint-Nicolas is one of the oldest churches in Vendée (eleventh century)
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Church of St. Nicolas the 11th century
Church of St. Nicolas the 11th century
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Pool Gothic font of the 11th Century
Pool Gothic font of the 11th Century
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Post supporting the roof-mounted wedges
Post supporting the roof-mounted wedges
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Coastal Drive, Gachère and its bridge over the Auzance
Coastal Drive, Gachère and its bridge over the Auzance
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Weather

Sunday 5 july
Min. 13°C - Max. 21°C
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Monday 6 july
Min. 14°C - Max. 25°C
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Tuesday 7 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 23°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

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

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Jet Ski hire at Sables d’Olonne
Sports sensations110 € to 260 € Les Sables-d'Olonne (11.9 km)
Tandem parachute jump in Vendée
Sports sensations280 € Château-d'Olonne (17 km)
Accrobranche Explora Parc in the dune forest
Sports sensations10 € to 21 € Saint-Jean-de-Monts (28 km)
Visit the Farm Animals
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 9 € Avrillé (29 km)
Taste and buy Vendée wine
Local flavours0 € to 5 € Saint-Philbert-de-Bouaine (46 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Mountain biking trail in Brem-sur-Mer
Cycling itineraryIntermediate3h00Brem-sur-Mer
The Lock trail
HikeEasy2h00Olonne-sur-Mer (2.9 km)
Circuit n°7 - la chaize giraud
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate50 minLandevieille (6.1 km)
Circuit n°2 - l'aiguillon sur vie
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h10L'Aiguillon-sur-Vie (6.9 km)
Circuit n°9 - coex
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h00Coëx (12.2 km)

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