near La Vie, a 3-star campsite

We are located only 10 minutes from the beach in the Vendée (85). You can easily enjoy leisure activities, tourist attractions, and regional and cultural tours.

Take the time to visit the big summer markets in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie and Saint-Jean-de-Monts.

They are both also open at night. You can also visit the small local markets in Commequiers (900 m, accessible by safe trails), Coëx and Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, where you will find regional specialties such as préfou, Vendée ham, mogette beans, seafood and various fish.

Resort towns in the Vendée

Explore the sand beaches and great summer events like the surfing competition in Brétignolles, the music festival in Poupet and sporting events such as the Tour de Vendée.

The Commequiers Medieval Festival 

A medieval fresco come to life! Parades in period dress, horse and water jousting, sword fighting, archery, demonstrations of medieval crafts in the village, the medieval market, music, puppets, etc.

Let the minstrels take you back in time to the medieval world. Shows Saturday and Sunday nights. Drinks, crepes, food on site.

Overview of the area around the campsite

La Vie Campsite: Commequiers Castle

Chateau Commequiers

Impasse des Tours, 85220 Commequiers

Historic monument built in the second half of the 15th[…]

La Vie Campsite: Lakeapremont

Lake Apremont

85220 Apremont

 The lake and recreation area are perfect for families. They[…]

La Vie Campsite: Markets

Market in St-Gilles

Place du Marché aux Herbes
Place du Vieux Port

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La Vie Campsite: Markets

Market in Croix-de-Vie

Pl. Kergoustin, 85800 Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, France

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La Vie Campsite: Velorail


Route de Saint-Gilles, 85220 Commequiers

Travel along the 10 kilometers of railway between Commequiers and Coëx[…]

La Vie Campsite: Classiccar

Challans traditional fair

19 Rue Maurice Fillonneau, 85300 Challans

Autrefois Challans hosts a free, outdoor fair in 1900s period[…]

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