Top 10 activities in St-Hilaire-de-Riez near your campsite

Located on the Côte de la Lumière, the town of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is a destination where it is good to recharge your batteries with family or friends, seducing by the beauty of its landscapes and the richness of its heritage.
Several activities can be practiced there, whether on the beach, in the forest or in the heart of the city.

Discover the town of St Hilaire de Riez near the 4 star campsite La Puerta Del Sol and find below the essential activities for an unforgettable stay in Vendée:

Visit of the salt marshes of La Vie

The walk allows you to better understand the daily work of the salt worker and the techniques he uses to exploit the marshes, but also to discover the fauna and flora that these natural spaces shelter. Discover the salt marshes of La Vie in Vendée.

Walks and hikes on the Corniche Vendéenne

Walking along the coastal footpath allows you to discover a mosaic of breathtaking landscapes, from the Demoiselles beach to the Pelle-à-Porteau and the Corniche Vendéenne. See the most beautiful hikes from Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez in the Vendée.

Take your kids to Dino’s Park

The park is full of surprises and activities for visitors of all ages, from the screening of documentaries to treasure hunts, including the discovery of cave paintings, the excavation area or play areas such as inflatable games, wooden games …

The sea cave of the Trou du Diable

With a depth of about 20 m, the cave of the cornice of Rié is an atypical and abrupt cavity. A true marvel of nature, it consists of a vast arch from which you can enjoy an exceptional view of the open sea.

Visit of the Grosse Terre fire

The site is a must-see because it is one of the last large fires built in France. The passage of rotating beams produces a glow that does not go unnoticed in the surroundings. Discover the Villa Grosse Terre in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez.

The Villa Grosse Terre

Located on the Corniche vendéenne, at the limit of the commune of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, this beautiful house belongs since 2009 to the commune of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez. The acquisition of this villa is part of the city’s policy of conserving the Corniche Vendéenne in its entirety.

A day at the Atlantic Toboggan

Located just a stone’s throw from the sea, the Vendée water park is a delight for children and adults alike, offering heated pools, multi-track slides, children’s play areas, a relaxation area with Jacuzzis, a river with buoys and a wave pool.

Try your hand at water sports

Vacationers can choose from several places to practice their favorite water activities:

  • The nautical base of Sion, close to the Corniche vendéenne ;
  • The nautical base of the Demoiselles where you can practice sand yachting, surfing, stand-up paddle, canoeing, sailing or even beach games;
  • The nautical base of the Valleys (optimist, catamaran, canoe-kayak, stand-up paddle, etc.)

The state forest

The state forest is one of the most important natural sites in the region. It covers 2,280 ha and stretches over 25 km, from Fromentine in the north to Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez in the south. It consists mainly of old dunes, mostly wooded.

5 good reasons to discover St-Hilaire-de-Riez

  • Enjoy the beautiful wild beaches of Saint Hilaire de Riez.
  • Hike off the beaten path from the coast to the marsh.
  • Get your fill of sensations: Sion water sports base or the Becs surfing base.
  • Explore the Salt Marshes of Life.
  • Walks along the Atlantic coastline and visits to the most beautiful lighthouses (Grosse Terre Fire)

Discover St Hilaire de Riez and stay at the campsite La Puerta Del Sol

The 4 star campsite La Puerta Del Sol welcomes you in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez in a quiet and green environment in the heart of the Vendée marshes.

Take advantage of the campsite’s aquatic area with its covered and heated pools as well as an outdoor pool accessible by slide.

If you decide to visit the area around St Hilaire de Riez, stay at camping La Puerta Del Sol. Many mobile homes are available, from 2 persons.