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Hiking trails in Saint-Jean-de-Monts | The Tropicana

The hiking trails that you can do in Saint-Jean-de-Monts

By bike, on foot or on horseback, discover the Vendée thanks to the hiking trails in Saint-Jean-de-Monts! A unique discovery.

During your holidays in the natural beauty of the Vendée, it is impossible not to explore this explosive natural cocktail that awaits you.


On horseback, on foot or by bike, there are plethora of hiking trails in Saint-Jean-de-Monts. Each circuit is unique, and has its advantages to offer.


For all ages, all levels and all tastes, discover the endless hikes in Vendée , explained by your 5-star campsite Le Tropicana.


It would be a shame to go on vacation in the deep Vendée without taking the opportunity to go on a horseback trek.


The equestrian centers are very numerous, to offer you unmissable excursions on horseback, and to discover all the natural landscapes of the Vendée.


Whether it’s the seaside or the state forests that surround Saint-Jean-de-Monts, you are spoiled for choice!


You can thus go to one of the two equestrian centers which are located near Saint-Jean-de-Monts, to find out about the equestrian rides that you can do.


Overall, the equestrian trail that you have runs along the entire coast , from Notre-Dame-de-Monts to the outskirts of Saint-Jean-de-Monts. But you can also choose to just walk around the state forest.


In any case, choose a hike adapted to the time you have available, and discover Vendée natural spaces as you have never seen them. An unforgettable walk !


For the bravest among you, it is quite possible to explore the surroundings of Saint-Jean-de-Monts on foot.


To do this, you can get information from the Tropicana reception: depending on your level and the expectations you have of your hike, we will help you choose the ideal path for you.


So you can start quite simply with the Chemin de la Sardine : a 45-minute walk over 3 kilometers, ideal for children.

The departure is from Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, and the path allows you to discover the maritime city thanks to fourteen historical points of interest. All of them revolve around the emblem of the city: the sardine.


If you want to discover natural spaces and you are more motivated by the idea of a long hike, choose that of the Corniche Vendéenne! Almost 3 hours of walking for 10 kilometers of hiking.


You then survey the wild rocky coast , along the small marked paths. Far from cars and bikes, this is the ideal hike to savor a moment out of time.


Finally, among all the hikes that you can do in Saint-Jean-de-Monts, there are also the cycling routes. Take or rent your bike, to discover all the beauties of the Vendée!


For example, you can take the Circuit des Moulins , which departs from Challans. You will then discover two mills still in operation, crossing marshes that allow you to observe birds specific to the Vendée.


Throughout your hike, for nearly 4 hours over 41 kilometers , you follow a particular fauna, and savor the smells of the Vendée flora.


For a path suitable for the little ones , you can completely discover Saint-Gilles-de-Croix-de-Vie by bike, over only 11 kilometers. A lock , a church, old quarters, the incredible shores, the dunes , the pier …


Set off to conquer the best that the Vendée has to offer!


Discover all the cycle paths around Saint-Jean-de-Monts .

Hiking circuits in Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Saint-Jean-de-Monts is located in the heart of the Vendée. A true green setting, this village offers you incredible access to natural spaces specific to the Vendée.


Whether on horseback, on foot or by bike, you can discover all the natural riches of the Vendée.


Ask the Tropicana for information on choosing the right hiking route!

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

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

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(July 4 to August 29, 2020)

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