Another seaside resort not to be missed: St Gilles Croix de Vie
Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is distinguished by a surprising configuration which mixes an active and charming fishing port, a marina in the heart of the city and a trendy seaside resort. The resort has an authentic and warm atmosphere.
This seaside town is also famous for its varied nautical activities (very good sailing club on the Boisvinet beach!) but also its long sandy beaches on the St Gilles side.
It is a small family town typical of the Vendée coast, full of charm and dynamic with its long pedestrian street lined with various stores.
The sardine is honored in Saint Gilles Croix de Vie. Its fishing port is famous. Each spring, the festivities around the sardine brings many curious people.
In the back-coast, its salt marshes will make you discover an ancestral tradition that will seduce young and old.
The marina nestled in the heart of the city brings entertainment and charm to this unmissable seaside town on the Vendée coast.
Saint Gilles Croix de Vie is only about 25km from the Petit Bois campground!