Saint Gilles Croix de Vie
The seaside resort “coup de coeur” of Saint Gilles Croix de Vie with the plurality of its landscapes composed of fine sandy beaches along the dunes, rocky coasts always bordered by the Atlantic Ocean. Its rocky coastline will seduce you with its remarkable points: the Cinq Pineaux, isolated rocks at the entrance of Sion-sur-l’Océan and the Trou du Diable and its striking water and foam jets.
Saint Gilles Croix de Vie : a seaside resort to discover from the campsite
Port la Vie, the marina of St Gilles Croix de Vie will seduce you; what could be more pleasant than to stroll along its quays… an invitation to travel!
The fishing port, the first sardine port of the Atlantic coast, whose reputation is well known, will seduce you. Extend your visit to the fishermen’s quarter by visiting the Fisherman’s House, a testimony to the maritime life of the seaside town.
The Saint Croix church on the right bank, the big lighthouse, the Josephine tower and the pedestrian street with its numerous shops. This one will lead you to the left bank that you will reach by the Concorde Bridge. This brings you to the Quai Garcie-Ferrande, ideal for a walk or a bike ride. Go up to the church of St Gilles through the alleys. Go along the quay and finish on one side by the large beach and its embankment with colorful cabins or on the other side by a walk along the Vie, the river that separates the resort in 2 parts.
The markets of Saint Gilles Croix de Vie :
Many local markets are held during the week, they will allow you to discover the specialties of the Vendée and the many local producers – ask at the campsite.
Saint Gilles Croix de Vie offers cinema, bowling, casino, bars, restaurants, theater… a wide range of activities to prolong your visit
Water sports activities:
Numerous nautical activities also possible, surfing, sailing… More information on the page ” nautical activities “.
From the harbor, boarding for theisland of Yeu