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Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée
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Geographical information

MunicipalitySaint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie
Postcode85800
Tourism labels
Latitude46.6977770 (N 46° 41’ 52”)
Longitude-1.9445290 (W 1° 56’ 40”)
Surface area10.25 km²
Population7492 inhabitants
Density730 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (45 km, 48 min)
Insee code85222
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie
DepartmentVendée
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez2.8 km (6 min)
Le Fenouiller4.9 km (9 min)
Givrand6.6 km (12 min)
Notre-Dame-de-Riez8.6 km (13 min)
Saint-Révérend11 km (15 min)
Bretignolles-sur-Mer11.5 km (17 min)
L'Aiguillon-sur-Vie11.6 km (15 min)
Saint-Maixent-sur-Vie12.2 km (19 min)
Soullans12.9 km (15 min)
La Chaize-Giraud13.1 km (17 min)
Commequiers13.3 km (19 min)
Coëx14.6 km (19 min)
Landevieille14.9 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Sunset Life
Sunset Life
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Creative Flower beds each season
Creative Flower beds each season
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Marina - Port Life
Marina - Port Life
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Fishing boat returning to port
Fishing boat returning to port
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Great beach view from the belvedere
Great beach view from the belvedere
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Saint-Gilles, sardine port
Saint-Gilles, sardine port
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Pier de la Garenne
Pier de la Garenne
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Great off-season beach
Great off-season beach
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Entrance Channel ports of Saint-Gilles
Entrance Channel ports of Saint-Gilles
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Sand yachting
Sand yachting
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fishing port and fish market
fishing port and fish market
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Shuttle Yeu
Shuttle Yeu
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English Canon 24-inch, 1747, at the entry ports
English Canon 24-inch, 1747, at the entry ports
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panels will explain the history of the city
panels will explain the history of the city
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Chenal de Saint-Gilles, input ports
Chenal de Saint-Gilles, input ports
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Altar of the Church of St. Gilles, the Last Supper
Altar of the Church of St. Gilles, the Last Supper
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Stained seventeenth, religious war in the Vendée
Stained seventeenth, religious war in the Vendée
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choir, apse and altar of the Church of St. -Gilles
choir, apse and altar of the Church of St. -Gilles
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exhibitions photos on walks and piers
exhibitions photos on walks and piers
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Small beaches very nice!
Small beaches very nice!
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Channel ports and entry
Channel ports and entry
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On the way to the ledge
On the way to the ledge
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Church of Croix-de-Vie nineteenth
Church of Croix-de-Vie nineteenth
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Window of the Church of the Cross -de-Vie, 1793 Revolutionary War
Window of the Church of the Cross -de-Vie, 1793 Revolutionary War
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Window of the church Croix de Vie, St Vincent
Window of the church Croix de Vie, St Vincent
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Saint-Gilles and its great beach to the pier
Saint-Gilles and its great beach to the pier
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Weather

Tuesday 31 march
Min. 9°C - Max. 13°C
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Wednesday 1 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 12°C
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Thursday 2 april
Min. 9°C - Max. 13°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

In Canton Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie:

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Accrobranche Explora Parc in the dune forest
Sports sensations10 € to 21 € Saint-Jean-de-Monts (14.8 km)
Renting a Jet Ski in Les Sables d' Olonne
Sports sensations110 € to 260 € Les Sables-d'Olonne (25 km)
Tandem skydiving in Vendée
Sports sensations280 € Château-d'Olonne (30 km)
Visit the Animal Farm
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 9 € Avrillé (42 km)
Taste and buy Vendée wine
Local flavours0 € to 350 € Saint-Philbert-de-Bouaine (43 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit n°2 - l'aiguillon sur vie
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h10L'Aiguillon-sur-Vie (11.4 km)
Circuit n°7 - la chaize giraud
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate50 minLandevieille (12.2 km)
Circuit n°9 - coex
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h00Coëx (14.6 km)
Mountain biking trail in Brem-sur-Mer
Cycling itineraryIntermediate3h00Brem-sur-Mer (14.6 km)
The Lock trail
HikeEasy2h00Olonne-sur-Mer (15.8 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels