Les Sables d'Olonne

Summer Holidays

Visits, Events, Attractions...

Summer in Les Sables d'Olonne

Events

Calendar of Events


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  • Treat yourself to a nature break! Close to the beaches, meet 500 exoctic animals : lions, giraffes, Amur Leopards, monkeys, red pandas and giant anteaters await you in a preserved and verdant setting. During the animals' meals, our team shares its passion allowing you to discover tapirs, lemurs,...

  • Round the world of shellfish in 80 minutes. 45 000 shellfish with surprising forms and shimmering colours. Discover corals, stuffed crustaceans, urchins, sea sponges, starfishes, and sharks. Private collection unique in Europe. 2 path games for children, with a gift at the end of the trail. Gift...

  • Animations natures et gratuites, destinées au grand public, en juillet - août, les mardis, mercredis et jeudis, sur réservation dans les Offices de Tourisme de la Destination des Sables d'...

  • Let our local guides show you what happens behind the scenes at the fishing harbour in a 1.5 hour tour. Explanation of the dealer’s and trader’s role, observation of sales transactions and different fish and seafood. ...

  • A 3800 sq ft museum for the whole family ! An incredible 20-piece German hospital bunker. Built in 1943, intact since 1945, it is now opened to the public. Realistic scenes will plunge you into the World War II atmosphere. - Showcases with everyday life artefacts under the...

  • The museum of modern and contemporary art is housed in the old Sainte-Croix Benedictine priory founded in 1622. Covering over 2,500m², the museum houses an extremely varied collection of exhibition spaces ranging from the bright temporary exhibition room to its 17th century attic in the shape of ...

  • You have 1 hour and 45 minutes to solve the enigma, with family or friends, while traveling through Les Sables d'Olonne. An exciting adventure between 'Escape game' and 'Treasure hunt'. From 2 to 5 players : unify you strenghts to become a bigger winner ! Book your game !

  • Housed in an old school built in 1891, this museum depicts the daily lives of the inhabitants of the Pays d’Olonne at the beginning of the 20th century. Discover 6 exhibition halls, a classroom, costumes and head gear of the era, as well as many everyday objects (traditional craftsmanship, t...

  • 1 hour boat trip on the salt river. Guided tour of the Salt Adventure Parc. 25 acres of salt marshes, heritage site of Sables d'Olonne with activities and commentary. "Land of the Salt" shows, directed and commented by the Saline actors. Salt gathering by the children. Brain-teazer games. ...

  • Discover the chocolate maker’s trade, the origin and confectionery of chocolates, biscuits and sweets. Commented t...

 

Sensations Océans

Watersports activities

Sortie en mer baie des Sables credit photo Simon bourcier/Vendee Expansion

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