The Tropicana 5-star campsite in Saint-Jean-de-Monts (Vendée / 85)

Markets around Le Tropicana campsite

Food markets, large markets, night markets, farmers’ markets, summer or year-round markets, find out where to shop in St-Jean-de-Monts, around the Le Tropicana campsite .


Where to shop in St-Jean-de-Monts?


The markets in Vendée , it’s always a pleasure. Every day, a market is organized in the city center, on the small market square or next to the Demoiselles beach.


Mondays and Thursday mornings, from July to August take advantage of the Demoiselles beach to do your food and non-food purchases. The Saint Jean de Monts market is held on Wednesday and Saturday morning, all year round.


You can take the opportunity to simply stroll between the stands on Place Jean Yole, food shops, clothing, accessories. In the warm and friendly atmosphere of the market, in the cafes and wine bars around you will have something to enjoy a hearty breakfast.


Farmers’ markets de Notre Dame de Monts, La Barre de Monts – Fromentine and Le Perrier take place respectively Tuesday mornings in summer, Monday evenings in summer and the first Sunday of each month all year round .


This is the perfect opportunity to interact with market gardeners, oyster farmers, bakers, fishmongers, cheese makers, butchers. The various food trucks on site offer good lunch menus. At nightfall, in the light of large street lamps, local artisans exhibit their handcrafted creations.


Take advantage of the musical atmosphere to relax with a few dance steps while looking for artisan souvenirs to bring back. These two night markets are located on the most lively walks of the destination, where a thousand and one delicacies abound: ice creams, frills, hot lollipops, etc.


Local products


In the markets around the campsite, you will discover many specialties from the region. Roast chicken, fish, fleur de sel and salicornia, jams, melons, strawberries and other local products are available to you.


In the streets of the Demoiselles district, fill your baskets with local products such as oysters, mussels and other shellfish, Vendée wines and Noirmoutier salt.


Savor food specialties such as seasonal fruits and vegetables, cheeses, yogurts, butter and white cheeses, breads, pastries, classic pastries and Vendée specialties, beef, pork and horse meat in this Saint Jean de Monts market. butcher’s and charcuterie, poultry from Challans, fish caught off the Vendée coast, seafood (shellfish and crustaceans), honey produced in Saint Jean de Monts, salt (coarse salt, fleur de sel, plain or flavored), Vendée wines.


Take advantage of the large non-food market on Place Jean Yole to find simple local pleasures such as: a beach bag for the holidays, a wicker picnic basket, a piece of jewelry made by a local designer, traders and creators of objects , jewelry, clothing, shoes, and other wonders.


What to do in St-Jean de-Monts?


Outside of market days, the Mons landscape offers you a multitude of activities to do to fill your vacation days:




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For any request, you can contact the reception who will be happy to provide you with information at the following times :

9 am-12pm / 2 pm-6pm in low season

(from April 13 to July 3, 2020 and from August 30 to September 20, 2020)

9 am-1pm / 2 pm-7pm in high season

(July 4 to August 29, 2020)