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Looking for a family friendly holiday destination in France? In addition to suitable accommodation, the Vendee offers many attractions with activities for young children as well as teenagers. There are adventure parks set in verdant green forests as well as water parks where you can cool down on hot days. Stunning safe, supervised beaches just perfect for family holidays, or indoor swimming pools to take shelter if it rains. And finally, when it is time for that well-deserved break, countless restaurants, and picnic areas are not far away...

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Outdoor activities for children, through theme park experiences

The Vendée has numerous theme and adventure parks which offer a wide number of outdoor activities for children and other family members. Puy du Fou® is an exceptional theme park where time travel is their special “savoir-faire”. Other historical parks also let you leap back through time, even medieval fortresses let children become knights or princesses for the day….

 Thrill seekers of all ages are spoilt for choice when it comes to water parks or sport activities in the Vendée: O’Gliss Park, Atlantic wakepark, O’Fun Park or Le Grand Défi... the list is endless.

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Villa Cayola aux Sables d'Olonne

Kids friendly hotels and family camping holidays

Waterfun en famille à La Tranche sur Mer

Accomodation for large families

Aire de jeux pour enfants à Notre Dame de Monts

The Top picnic areas with playground in the Vendée

Plage de la Paracou en famille aux Sables d'Olonne

Beach Safety

Club de plage les Belugas à Saint Gilles Croix de Vie

Beach clubs, fun filled activities and games for children…

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Les P’tits Sailors – getting to know the ropes!

The Vendée is an ideal holiday destination and offers numerous possibilities to practice nautical activities with the family. Children can safely try out the delights of sailing, land yachting, catamaran, or windsurfing. There are many surfing hot spots along the coast where surfing lessons are available. Parent and child swimming lesson ideas provide an interesting way to learn. A different way to have fun on holiday! So, its time to get “under way”!

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Rainy day activities, a “just in case” option!

Rainy day activities an "in the event that" you find yourself in the Vendée on a rainy day, don’t panic! Bad weather won’t spoil your holiday. During these rare days, the Vendée has its share of indoor activities, games and kids museums to keep the little ones occupied… look no further!

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