With 20,000 inhabitants, Challans is the second largest city in Vendée.
True hub of the Vendée North West, its commercial dynamism is well established (multiple animations, 220 shops in the city center, supermarkets...).
Challans is also a tertiary city in full development and a city of industrial tradition (more than 100 companies of more than 10 employees in very varied sectors: wood, furnishing, nautism, agribusiness...).
Although there are few visible traces, the city has a rich history and very old.
The city is also famous for its poultry.