Hiking in the Vendée

The Vendée is a French department crossed by the river Sèvre Niortaise. It offers a wide range of circuits dedicated to hiking. Indeed, this activity is extremely beneficial for your health, allowing you to discover the surroundings while walking.

Complete tour of the Lac du Jaunay

Take this magnificent path which turns entirely around the “Lac du Jaunay”. It is a quiet and wonderful place for nature lovers. Breathe in the fresh air and enjoy your walks. The circuit extends over 12.16 km for a duration of 3 hours and 40 minutes of pure pleasure. The Lac du Jaunay is 30 minutes away from La Puerta Del Sol.

Wild Coast

The Wild Coast is a pleasant route offering beautiful walks through forests, dunes and beaches. Going up the ski slope, you reach the highest point of the forest at 34 m. This 7,22 km long circuit is only 3 hours away from Camping La Puerta Del Sol.

Pointe du Payré

The Pointe du Payré is a natural place not to be missed. It offers the possibility to make a small hike for the lovers of the preserved nature. Starting in Jard-sur-Mer, a 4.82 km trail offers you the opportunity to go for a walk at medium height. 1 hour and 19 minutes of travel time separates Camping La Puerta Del Sol from this destination.

Citardière trail – Mervent forest

The Sentier de la Citardière – Forêt de Mervent circuit offers the possibility of taking a short walk along the banks of the Mervent forest and the Mother River. It allows you to cross a course of 11.06 km. After a short drive of one hour and 35 minutes from the Camping La Puerta Del Sol, you will arrive at the Sentier de la Citardière and the Forêt de Mervent.

Lake of Mervent – Castle of the Citardière – Bridge of the Deluge

The forest of Mervent, the edges of its lake, its castle of Citadière and its Bridge of the Deluge, offer many paths of pedestrian excursions impossible to circumvent. The total route is 7.02 km long, only 1 hr 28 min from Camping La Puerta Del Sol.

Lake Graon

The 13 km circuit along the lake of Graon allows to admire the fauna and the flora of this place. It is a very varied circuit, located at 1 h 5 min of road of the Camping La Puerta Del Sol, including narrow ways, ways of bush… A real treat! It can be extended by a small course (La Renardière and Les Petites Touches) of about 2 km.

Lay Valley – Saint-Vincent-Puymaufrais

In a deep valley, a circuit of 8,47 km, ideal for a hike, extends along the river Le Grand Bateau. Lay crosses part of the Marais Poitevin and flows into the Atlantic Ocean between La Faute sur Mer and Aiguillon sur Mer. At 1 hour and 17 minutes from your destination is Camping La Puerta Del Sol.

Coastal path in Bretignolles

The sound of the waves breaking on the beach, the smell of the salty air, this is what this 9.83 km hike offers you, as close as possible to the coastline in Brétignolles. Only 30 minutes away from Camping La Puerta Del Sol, you can find the Coastal Path in Bretignolles

Walk along the Sèvre River in Saint-Laurent

The banks of the Sèvre Nantaise in Saint-Laurent, between Bois de la Barbinière and Moulin Guy, are a paradise for hiking lovers. Their natural beauty borders on magic. More than 8 km of pure happiness await you. After an hour and 29 minutes drive from Camping La Puerta Del Sol, you will arrive at this beautiful spot.