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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

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

Bretignolles-sur-Mer is a seaside village located on the next Vendee, between Les Sables d'Olonne and St Gilles Croix de Vie.

Her motto, "Live the sea in the countryside" was not chosen by accident: behind the coastline where sandy beaches alternate and coves, is a quiet and leafy. What truly exotic vacation ...

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude46.6274940 (N 46° 37’ 39”)
Longitude-1.8573870 (W 1° 51’ 27”)
Surface area27.32 km²
Population4340 inhabitants
Density158 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (38 km, 45 min)
Insee code85035
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de St Gilles-Croix-De-Vie
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Brem-sur-Mer4.1 km (7 min)
La Chaize-Giraud4.5 km (7 min)
Landevieille4.9 km (8 min)
Givrand7.9 km (10 min)
L'Aiguillon-sur-Vie8.2 km (11 min)
Vairé9.9 km (12 min)
L'Île-d'Olonne10.6 km (13 min)
Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie11.5 km (17 min)
Coëx12.1 km (14 min)
Saint-Révérend13 km (16 min)
Saint-Julien-des-Landes13.1 km (14 min)
Le Fenouiller13.3 km (17 min)
Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez14 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities


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Dunes Beach
Dunes Beach
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bike ride
bike ride
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seawater Plan Normandelière
seawater Plan Normandelière
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Jet Ski hire at Sables d’Olonne
Sports sensations110 € to 260 € Les Sables-d'Olonne (14.8 km)
Jet ski hire, no licence needed
Sports sensations25 € to 240 € Les Sables-d'Olonne (14.9 km)
Tandem parachute jump in Vendée
Sports sensations280 € Château-d'Olonne (20 km)
Accrobranche Explora Parc in the dune forest
Sports sensations10 € to 22 € Saint-Jean-de-Monts (25 km)
Demonstration of stained glass window creation in all its forms
Arts and CraftsFreeSallertaine (27 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Le Grand Parcours trail
HikeIntermediate4h00Brem-sur-Mer (4.4 km)
Mountain biking trail in Brem-sur-Mer
Cycling itineraryIntermediate3h00Brem-sur-Mer (4.4 km)
Circuit n°7 - la chaize giraud
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate50 minLandevieille (5.6 km)
The Lock trail
HikeEasy2h00Olonne-sur-Mer (5.7 km)
Circuit n°2 - l'aiguillon sur vie
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h10L'Aiguillon-sur-Vie (5.9 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals