Besides the great sand beaches and countless water sports, Saint-Jean-de-Monts offers many visits and excursions you may not miss during your stay.
Tourist train of Saint-Jean-de-Monts
Visit the beach resort of Saint-Jean-de-Monts in an original way by taking the tourist train. During this fun ride you’ll learn all kinds of information from the guide: stories and histories of the town; Saint-Jean-de-Monts will no longer hold secrets for you:
– visit through the town with commented information about Saint-Jean-de-Monts. Length: 45 minutes.
– guided tour to discover the regional products, including tastings (troussepinette wine, brioche, mogettes beans…). Length: 2hrs30.
For more information, please dial +33 (0)6 87 14 52 60.
What is better than overlooking the town from up a Ferris wheel. From the 40 meters high wheel you’ll have a great view on Saint-Jean-de-Monts and a breathtaking sight on the main beach. You’ll also see the seafront boulevard and the state forest. At clear weather, you might see the île d’Yeu.
The Ferris wheel is open every day until 1 am. Ideal for a unique sunset.
La Route du Sel
Take a canoe trip and enjoy the peace of nature. During this outing you’ll find out all about the history of these former salt marshes. Sail during the day or in the evening. A lovely outing for a journey through time.
Tel.: +33 (0)2 51 93 03 40
An outing you may not miss during your stay in the Vendée: a visit to the salt marshes. Discover the ancient techniques of salt making. Salt workers will be happy to inform you all about their work. During your visit you’ll be discovering some great landscapes between salt and land.
For reservations, please dial: +33 (0)6 32 59 38 35
La Mie Caline
The only production site of this company in the Vendée can be found in Saint-Jean-de-Monts. At the factory, you’ll discover all the production techniques of this bakery company. After the the visit you can taste the delicious cookies of the brand.