Located on the Côte de Lumière between Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie and Saint-Jean-de-Monts, Saint Hilaire de Riez is a very extensive commune with its 13 km of coastline including more than 10 km of sumptuous beaches of fine sand as well as 3 km of rocky coastline that will delight fishermen on foot.
Its state-owned forest located along the coast is ideal for family walks, you can discover on the outskirts of the city, the salt marshes and the Breton marshes. The city is also crossed by a river: la Vie for the amateurs of fishing in river.
At the camping in Saint Hilaire de Riez, you will be ideally located to visit the Vendee city.
There are several localities, le Pissot, Sion-sur-l’Océan, la Fradinière, les Mouettes also called les Marines, les Becs, la Pège, and les Demoiselles, each with its own soul and summer activities.
Renowned like all the Vendee for its bike paths but also its many outdoor activities offered in the summer, its water park, horse or pony rides, its accrobranche park or its bowling and laser space and for your evenings with friends its discotheques.
The sportsmen will not be disappointed : water sports have the beautiful place whether it is surfing, sky surfing, sand yachting, windsurfing. There will be something for all tastes.
You will be able to stay in a mobile home, pitch (camper, caravan, tent) in our commune of Saint Hilaire de Riez, close to the beach, and near the flagship cities of the Vendée such as St Jean de Monts, Saint Gilles Croix de vie, l’ile d’yeu, l’ile de Noirmoutier and much more on the Atlantic Coast.
Located on the Côte de la Lumière, the city of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is a destination where you can recharge your batteries with family or friends, seducing by the beauty of its landscapes and the richness of its heritage.
Several activities can be enjoyed there, whether on the beach, in the forest or in the heart of the city.
Find below some essential activities for an unforgettable stay in the Vendée:
The walk allows you to learn more about the daily work of the saunier and the techniques he uses for the exploitation of the marshes, but also to discover the fauna and flora that these natural spaces shelter. Discover the marais salants de la Vie in Vendée.
Walking along the pedestrian path along the coast allows you to cross a whole mosaic of breathtaking landscapes, from the Demoiselles beach to the Pelle-à-Porteau and up to the Corniche Vendéenne. Consult the most beautiful hikes from Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez in Vendée.
The park is full of surprises and activities for visitors of all ages, from the screening of documentaries to treasure hunts, the discovery of rock paintings, the excavation area or play areas such as inflatable games, wooden games …
With a depth of about 20 m, the Rié cornice cave is an atypical and steep cavity. A true marvel of nature, it consists of a vast arch from which one can enjoy an exceptional view of the open sea.
Located a stone’s throw from the sea, the water park in the Vendée is a delight for children and adults alike, with heated pools, multi-track slides, children’s playgrounds, a relaxation area with jacuzzis, a river with buoys and a wave pool.
Vacationers can choose among several places to practice their favorite nautical activities :
The state-owned forest is one of the region’s unmissable natural sites. It covers 2,280 ha and stretches over 25 km, from Fromentine in the north to Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez in the south. It is mainly composed of old dunes, mostly wooded.
The site is unavoidable especially because it is one of the last big fires built in France. The passage of rotating beams produces a glow that does not go unnoticed in the surrounding area. Discover the Villa Grosse Terre in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez.
Situated on the Corniche Vendéenne, on the edge of the commune of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, this beautiful residence has belonged to the commune of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez since 2009. The acquisition of this villa is part of the conservation policy of the town of La Corniche Vendéenne in its entirety.
Holidaymakers can choose from several plages :