100% Nature Experience : Day 2
The must-see in the Vendée during your stay at Camping Sun Océan in Talmont Saint-Hilaire is, without a doubt, the Payré estuary, i.e. the natural site from the Veillon beach to La Guittière. Swimming on the beach of Veillon, water sports or even hiking, everything is gathered to enjoy the vacations, each in its own way, and in an idyllic setting. Moreover, this magnificent site has applied for the label ” Grand site de France ” thanks to its historical and natural heritage, its fauna and flora.
The beach of Veillon, a small corner of paradise
Leave from your Sun Océan campsite, bring your bathing suit, towel, picnic and good shoes then get in your car and drive to the Veillon beach (13 minutes drive). You can park in one of the free parking lots near the beach. This wild beach of Talmont Saint Hilaire is a marvel for the eyes, appreciate the beauty of it a few moments, between fine sand and turquoise water. It is also very clean thanks to the maintenance that is done manually and regularly. The quality of the water is therefore preserved and rewarded by the label ” Blue Flag ” for several years.
Here, everyone can find their happiness.
To relax, towels and bathing suits are a must ! Dive into the clear and refreshing water or bask in the sand, but in any case, enjoy the magic of the environment.
With family, friends, couples or alone, enjoy your favorite activities : buoys, ball games, rackets, Mölky, petanque, reading…
Between relaxation and fun
And if you ever feel like a builder, start building a sand castle… Maybe yours will be lucky enough to resist the waves of the rising tide
And if you have the soul of an adventurer, cross the woods and choose to rent your kayak or paddle for a few hours, the time of a ride on the water.
On board your kayak or your board, paddle and travel the sumptuous waters of the Vendée coast. Although sporty, these activities are also relaxing with such landscapes !
And for nature lovers, what better way than to walk or cycle along the footpaths adjacent to this remarkable site.
You will first walk along the forest near the beach of Veillon : the Bois du Veillon, in the shade under the freshness of the trees. You will then arrive in the countryside, where the roads are narrower and nature takes over.
Then, you will cross the marshes. Can you smell that salty smell ? The marshes are used for the extraction and collection of sea salt, their scents perfume the air and flood your nose.
You will finally arrive at La Guittière, a small district of Talmont Saint Hilaire, classified as the first remarkable site of the Vendée. It would be a shame to miss out!
Did you know ?
In these marshes, they also harvest oysters labeled ” Vendée Atlantique “. It is a guarantee of quality, whose reputation is now known in the Vendée and well beyond the department. Excellent hot or cold, you can taste them in the small restaurant ” L’ île aux huîtres “ at 150 meters after the Guittière. They are also rich in trace elements, so they contribute to the proper functioning of our body, a good reason to succumb to them.
After touring this charming neighborhood, you can retrace your steps. You will find near the beach of Veillon something to eat and get your strength back after this walk rich in emotions. Take a trip to ” La Plage le Veillon “a quiet restaurant facing the sea, where you can enjoy a tasty, simple and refined cuisine The menu includes fresh fish from the Sables d’Olonne fish market, which means that it goes straight from the sea to the plate, fresh and tasty salads, and homemade dishes made with local products. You can also have a drink during the day, with the terrace and its beautiful view of the sea.
After such an exciting day, it will be time to head back to your Sun Océan campsite in Talmont Saint Hilaire, to enjoy the calm and family atmosphere, in a mobile home or on your pitch. And why not take a little trip to the covered and heated swimming pool before attending one of the evenings organized by the campsite : bingo evening, meal with caterer, oyster tasting evening, magic show, clown show, concert.
The campsite in some pictures :