L'Île-d'Olonne is 5 km from the coast, 10 km of Sables d'Olonne and 1h30 from Nantes.
This village was inhabited in the Bronze Age tools were found. During the Roman occupation, salt marshes are created and vineyards. In the 5th century, Saint Martin Island Vertou evangelizes d'Olonne and found traces of the first church to 950, the reign of King Robert Capet of France second named Robert the Pious ... The Normans established themselves in the area and built some feudal mounds. Wars, whether of hundred years, religion or vendee, have not touched this town.
The church is 13th century and as the monk boss evangelist Saint Martin Vertou.
Quiet village where life is good, with pleasant walks in the marshes and forests d'Olonne.