- In the heart of the country of Saint-Jean-de-Monts
- Access to the beach in less than 10 minutes on foot
- 2,5 kilometers from Biotopia Park
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Le country of Saint-Jean-de-Monts offers you a wide variety of marked trails over 120 kilometers between forests and dune paths along the 19 kilometers of beaches.
The national forest
Between maritime pines and holm oaks, the national forest offers shaded trails sheltered from the wind. The ideal place to stroll all year round! For a beautiful discovery of the forest, let yourself be tempted by the forest trail over 11 kilometers. A dive into its sandy soil and its huge trees, up to the canopy of Pey de la Blet and its breathtaking panorama.
The Breton Vendée marshes
The Vendée Breton marshes offer a timeless stroll through its meadows criss-crossed with water. Discover its breathtaking fauna and flora. The Canal trail offers a walk of just under 6 kilometers on small maraîchines roads, between fields and canals. You will follow the Taillée canal for a fine overview of the landscapes of the Vendée marshes, its canals, its ditches and its breeding grounds.
From Fromentine to Saint-Jean-de-Monts, the dune path is ideal for lovers of the beach, the ocean and iodized air!
Cycling Home Label
A real cycling destination, the territory benefits from the Accueil Vélo label. take advantage of a large number of quality services, equipment and equipment manufacturers. Rental companies, labeled accommodation, water points, inflation stations are easily accessible.
Forest and marshes around Saint-Jean-de-Monts.
A beautiful walk open to bicycles and mountain bikes of around 17 kilometers and 1h30. A fine overview of the diversity of the landscapes of the country of Saint-Jean-de-Monts: the forest, the dune and the Vendée marshes. Do not miss !
The circuit of the mills
This long circuit of more than 41 kilometers and 4 hours, is classified as easy. It takes you to discover two mills still in operation around Challans. Do not miss to observe the many birds in the wetlands of the Sallertaine marsh!
The Vendée bocage between Coëx and Apremont
This walk of about 1h30 and 25 kilometers is classified as easy. It takes you on a discovery of the agricultural plains and valleys of the Vendée. A great discovery, but beware of false dishes!
The lakes of Apremont, Gué-Gorand and Jaunay
This loop of approximately 44 kilometers and 3 hours takes you to discover the three dam lakes surrounding the town of Coëx and its surrounding countryside. A beautiful route between cycle paths and paths.
Among the many outdoor activities in the Vendée, horseback riding is an unmissable event in the region. Between beach and pine forest, live a real moment of sharing with your horse in the middle of nature.
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A land of horseback riding
33 kilometers of equestrian trails cross the country of Saint-Jean-de-Monts, in the heart of remarkable natural spaces. An activity to practice alone, with family or friends, with your mount or thanks to the equestrian centers of the region. In the Pays de Monts national forest or along the beach, take advantage of the kilometers of equestrian trails from La Barre-de-Monts to Saint-Jean-de-Monts.
Horse-drawn carriage ride
The horse in Vendée is also the pleasure of a ride in a carriage, to enjoy the view at the pace of your horse, in complete peace of mind. Enjoy a magical journey through time and the Vendée landscapes thanks to storytelling rides in a horse-drawn carriage!
The country of Saint-Jean-de-Monts is a famous site for trail running. It also benefits from the Station de trail label. Beginners or confirmed enthusiasts, you will all find a course corresponding to your desires and your level.
Discover the charter Trail.
12 courses await you in the land of Saint-Jean-de-Monts. Make your choice, in the shade of the pine forest in the national forest or on the fine sand of the beach and the dune. In the heart of the great natural spaces of Vendée, a whole ecosystem is highlighted around the practice of trail running. The Trail Station label also allows you to benefit from services and tools adapted to the practice of this sport.
4 technical workshops are freely accessible on the ground, to train, progress and get to know you better. On departure and on arrival, reception bases also offer their services for you or your four-legged friend.
From 6 to 52 kilometres… The 12 routes crisscross the coast of the Pays de Saint-Jean-de-Monts, with varying levels of difficulty green, blue, red or black. They are all clearly marked and identified by departure signs.
- Grains of sand tour
This loop of 6,6 kilometers and approximately 45 minutes, will take place near the golf course, between dunes and national forest. Ideal for familiarizing yourself with trail running!
- Trailer circuit
This difficult loop of just over 22 kilometers takes you through the pine forest for a steep climb to the Buzelière belvedere. You will then descend towards the dune and the ocean.
Benefits of Nordic walking
Browse the large natural spaces equipped with sticks. Nordic walking strengthens the bones, muscles in depth and tones the body without attacking it. Ideal for all ages!
Nordik Walk Station
The Pays de Saint Jean de Monts is a unique spot for Nordic walking. In the heart of the national forest or on the dune with a view of the ocean, 5 marked trails represent a total of 45,8 kilometres. Thanks to its certification, the reception base of the country of Saint-Jean-de-Monts benefits from multiple equipment and services adapted to the practice of Nordic walking. You will thus benefit from all the Nordik Walk services.
- Discovery tour
To gently introduce you to Nordic walking, the discovery circuit is ideal. This easy one-hour, 3,9-kilometer loop offers low elevation and wide trails. It also offers 4 workshops along your route (downhill, uphill, cardio and overcoming obstacles) to get you used to the practice of this sport. Ideal for familiarizing yourself with Nordic walking while enjoying the Vendée nature!
- GR of the Country of Saint-Jean-de-Monts
For seasoned practitioners looking for a difficult course, this GR will meet your criteria. On a circuit of about 3 hours for about fifteen kilometers, designed as a one-way trip, benefit from a flexible and wide ground. It will take you to La-Barre-de-Monts, in the national forest through holm oaks and maritime pines.