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Château-d'Olonne

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Château-d'Olonne - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée
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Vacation Station: Between sea and countryside, harmony ocean. Relax on the sandy beach. Surf the famous spot of Tanchet. Escape along the walking and biking trails, discover the royal abbey. Enjoy the local cuisine before enjoying free concerts.

0-59 m altitude - 14,500 inhabitants - 31 km ², 5 km of coastline.

By car from Paris (A11) via Angers (A87) exit Les Essarts then RN160, 2x2. Paris - A83 Nantes, Bordeaux by A10 then A83, from La Roche-sur-Yon, 2x2 routes to Sables d'Olonne.

By TGV Paris-Montparnasse-Nantes match for Les Sables d'Olonne.

By Plane Airport Nantes Atlantique. Heath Airfield in Château-d'Olonne.

Link buses Nantes - Les Sables d'Olonne.

Paris 470 km, La Rochelle 100 km, 90 km Nantes, La Roche-sur-Yon 30 km. A 6 km from the racetrack. At 3.8 km from Les Sables d'Olonne, 5.3 km Olonne-sur-Mer.

Geographical information

MunicipalityChâteau-d'Olonne
Postcode85180
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Latitude46.5043600 (N 46° 30’ 16”)
Longitude-1.7386920 (W 1° 44’ 19”)
Surface area31.22 km²
Population13934 inhabitants
Density446 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (37 km, 34 min)
Insee code85060
IntercommunalityCC des Olonnes
DepartmentVendée
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Olonne-sur-Mer5.3 km (9 min)
Les Sables-d'Olonne8.5 km (17 min)
L'Île-d'Olonne8.5 km (11 min)
Saint-Mathurin8.7 km (12 min)
Sainte-Foy9.4 km (12 min)
Grosbreuil10.7 km (12 min)
Vairé12.4 km (13 min)
Talmont-Saint-Hilaire13.1 km (15 min)
Brem-sur-Mer15 km (17 min)
La Mothe-Achard16 km (16 min)
Le Girouard16 km (17 min)
La Chapelle-Achard16.5 km (14 min)
Saint-Julien-des-Landes18 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Transport

Events and festivities

The Office of Tourism Château-d'Olonne offers a calendar of events, please ask by phone +33 2 51 21 09 67 or by mail ot.chateaudolonne @ wanadoo.fr.

Photos

Corniche Château-d'Olonne
Corniche Château-d'Olonne
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Locks
Locks
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Creek
Creek
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Wood St. John
Wood St. John
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Wild Coast
Wild Coast
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Sunset
Sunset
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Abbaye Saint-Jean Orbestier (1107)
Abbaye Saint-Jean Orbestier (1107)
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Abbaye Saint-Jean Orbestier
Abbaye Saint-Jean Orbestier
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Abbaye Saint-Jean Orbestier
Abbaye Saint-Jean Orbestier
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Abbaye Saint-Jean of Orbestier
Abbaye Saint-Jean of Orbestier
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Église Saint-Hilaire
Église Saint-Hilaire
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Saint-Hilaire Church, its choir, apse, nave
Saint-Hilaire Church, its choir, apse, nave
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Some flowers Château-d'Olonne
Some flowers Château-d'Olonne
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Kick Tobacco to Château-d'Olonne
Kick Tobacco to Château-d'Olonne
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The sea forms a gale approach
The sea forms a gale approach
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Locks of fish dating Middle Age
Locks of fish dating Middle Age
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Before the creek, the village of Saint Jean Wood
Before the creek, the village of Saint Jean Wood
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Bay Cayola
Bay Cayola
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Nothing but happiness on this coast!
Nothing but happiness on this coast!
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Following the corniche
Following the corniche
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Coast to see in bad weather at high tide, beautiful!
Coast to see in bad weather at high tide, beautiful!
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Bay Cayola and footpath
Bay Cayola and footpath
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Weather

Sunday 19 april
Min. 9°C - Max. 18°C
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Monday 20 april
Min. 10°C - Max. 20°C
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Tuesday 21 april
Min. 11°C - Max. 23°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Many activities are available around the Château-d'Olonne to delight young and old. The "essential" sites Vendée are the Puy du Fou with its amazing shows that you plunge into the moving story of the Vendee. The island of Yeu enchants the time of day with its wild and natural purity. This island is often visited by bike.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Jet Ski hire at Sables d’Olonne
Sports sensations110 € to 260 € Les Sables-d'Olonne (3.8 km)
Tandem parachute jump in Vendée
Sports sensations280 € Château-d'Olonne
Visit the Farm Animals
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 9 € Avrillé (17.7 km)
Accrobranche Explora Parc in the dune forest
Sports sensations10 € to 21 € Saint-Jean-de-Monts (41 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Lock trail
HikeEasy2h00Olonne-sur-Mer (10.9 km)
Mountain biking trail in Brem-sur-Mer
Cycling itineraryIntermediate3h00Brem-sur-Mer (12.2 km)
Circuit n°7 - la chaize giraud
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate50 minLandevieille (17.4 km)
Circuit n°2 - l'aiguillon sur vie
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h10L'Aiguillon-sur-Vie (18.6 km)
Circuit n°9 - coex
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h00Coëx (22 km)

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