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Olonne-sur-Mer

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée

Olonne-sur-Mer - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vendée
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The town of Olonne-sur-Mer is part of the agglomeration of Sables-d'Olonne, it is ideally located on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, 5 km from Sables-d'Olonne.

It is called "Olonne-sur-Mer", the Green Lung of the Pays des Olonnes and the Vendée Coast because it has a forest of 1,200 hectares and 800 ha of preserved marshes.

Hiking trails, horseback riding, bike paths in a relaxing setting, large wild beaches near the dunes and the forest, various sports activities: water sports, horse riding, canoeing, golf... a heritage course to discover the town center.

TGV access all year round via the Sables-d'Olonne station.

Geographical information

MunicipalityOlonne-sur-Mer
Postcode85340
Tourism label
Latitude46.5364020 (N 46° 32’ 11”)
Longitude-1.7728260 (W 1° 46’ 22”)
Surface area45.61 km²
Population15618 inhabitants
Density342 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Roche-sur-Yon (22 mi, 33 min)
Insee code85166
IntercommunalityCA Les Sables d'Olonne Agglomération
DepartmentVendée
TerritoryPoitou
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

L'Île-d'Olonne2.4 mi (7 min)
Château-d'Olonne3.3 mi (9 min)
Saint-Mathurin3.9 mi (10 min)
Les Sables-d'Olonne4.3 mi (13 min)
Vairé4.8 mi (8 min)
Sainte-Foy5.7 mi (11 min)
Brem-sur-Mer6.5 mi (13 min)
Saint-Julien-des-Landes8.4 mi (15 min)
Landevieille8.5 mi (15 min)
Bretignolles-sur-Mer8.8 mi (17 min)
Grosbreuil9.1 mi (15 min)
La Chaize-Giraud9.6 mi (17 min)
Le Girouard9.8 mi (19 min)
Les Achards9.8 mi (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Aerial view of Olonne
Aerial view of Olonne
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Manoir de la Mortière
Manoir de la Mortière
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Canal of the Loir
Canal of the Loir
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Horseback ride in the marshes
Horseback ride in the marshes
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Observatory birds marsh of the Loir
Observatory birds marsh of the Loir
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Stained glass window of the Notre-Dame de l'Assomption church
Stained glass window of the Notre-Dame de l'Assomption church
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To see her
To see her
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Scenography by Pierre Levée
Scenography by Pierre Levée
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Tourist Office
Tourist Office
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At the turn of the heritage trail...
At the turn of the heritage trail...
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Our Lady of Olonne of the eleventh century
Our Lady of Olonne of the eleventh century
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Museum of Popular Traditions
Museum of Popular Traditions
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Church
Church
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Castle of Pierre-Levée
Castle of Pierre-Levée
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Bicycle ride
Bicycle ride
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Canoe in the marshes
Canoe in the marshes
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Stones lifted
Stones lifted
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Grand Canal through the swamps
Grand Canal through the swamps
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Walk in the dunes
Walk in the dunes
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12th century Jarrie fortified house
12th century Jarrie fortified house
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Some nice walks to do by bike
Some nice walks to do by bike
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A walk in the woods
A walk in the woods
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Festival of Magic
Festival of Magic
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Night market
Night market
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Weather

Saturday 16 february
Min. 6°C - Max. 13°C
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Sunday 17 february
Min. 9°C - Max. 13°C
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Monday 18 february
Min. 8°C - Max. 13°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Jet Ski hire at Sables d’Olonne
Sports sensations30 € to 260 € Les Sables-d'Olonne (2.4 mi)
Jet ski hire, no licence needed
Sports sensations25 € to 240 € Les Sables-d'Olonne (2.4 mi)
Photography course and walk in English
Arts and Crafts20 € to 60 € Les Sables-d'Olonne (3 mi)
Le Grand Défi leisure park
Sports sensations19 € to 23 € Saint-Julien-des-Landes (8 mi)
Relaxation at La Chrysalide wellness centre
Well-being68 € La Chapelle-Hermier (8.9 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Lock trail
HikeEasy2h00Olonne-sur-Mer
Le Grand Parcours trail
HikeIntermediate4h00Brem-sur-Mer (4.9 mi)
Mountain biking trail in Brem-sur-Mer
Cycling itineraryIntermediate3h00Brem-sur-Mer (4.9 mi)
Circuit n°7 - la chaize giraud
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate50 minLandevieille (8.3 mi)
Circuit of the three castles
Village visitEasy3h00Apremont (14.8 mi)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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