Holidays in Saint Gilles croix de vie


Located on the Coast of Light, more specifically in the Vendée department, in the Pays de la Loire region, the seaside resort of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is a lively and attractive town on France’s west coast. It is very well-known in the region for its famous fishing port, specializing in sardines. The port in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is the leading sardine port on the country’s Atlantic coast. Here, you can explore a whole new world of canneries and shipyards.

This adorable seaside town has two main dune areas, Garenne and Jaunay, which benefit from the particularly generous sunshine on the Coast of Light. Those dunes protect gorgeous, fine sandy beaches where you can breathe in the fresh ocean air at any time of day.


This town is a hot spot for recreation, with a multitude of activities from which to choose. With its 32 kilometres of coastline, St-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie offers multiple water sports, including surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, land yachting, kayaking, sailing, kitesurfing, canoeing, sea wading, and the list goes on.

You can also attend a cultural activity (exhibition, concert, performance, etc.) or watch a film. If you love exercise, you can cycle around town. In fact, you can even ride your bike to the Vendée’s other flagship seaside resort, Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez.


Are you looking for a spot to camp whilst enjoying an unforgettable holiday in France’s Vendée’s department? Then our campsite close to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is the perfect place for you! It is ideal for the whole family. Surrounded by nature, the 4-star campsite Les Biches has everything you need for your holidays: a water park, a variety of services and amenities, plenty of entertainment, a kids’ club for ages 6-12 open 6 days a week, and more.

Come for a holiday by Saint-Gilles. Les Biches is waiting with open arms!

A 4-star Vendean campsite with a water park, just a short distance from Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie.

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With its water park of four pools, heated throughout the open season and including one indoor pool, a wonderful time is in store for you at our campsite near Saint-Gilles.

All of Les Biches is arranged to ensure there is something for everyone here, from sun loungers to the spa, slides to the paddling pool, and the list goes on.

Our activities leaders also love to organize water activities like aquarobics, water polo and many others.


Want your holiday to feature all the comforts of home? Have a look at our multiple ranges of mobile home rentals. They are all of the highest quality, from the amenities to the finishing touches. You’ll feel right at home… except you’ll be surrounded by an immense pine forest!

Lastly, we also have a pedestrian Family sector, specially arranged to meet parents’ needs.

Of course, you also have the option of staying on one of our camping pitches.

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