The whole team at the Tourist Office is delighted to present the Pays de Saint Gilles Croix de Vie blog to you. In browsing the articles, you’ll find information about excursions, our favourites, and what’s new, to make sure your holiday in France is full of unique experiences.
A family holiday in the Pays de Saint Gilles in winter
The Pays de Saint Gilles is the ideal destination for nature lovers, for a relaxing holiday, filled with experiences that the whole family will enjoy. A successful holiday is often all about the simple things in life. Ideally, it’s about getting away from the daily routine, about spending quality time with friends or family at […]
Your holiday in France in the Pays de Saint Gilles
What is there to do in the Pays de Saint Gilles Croix de Vie this summer? Are you looking for a destination for your summer holiday in France this year? Are you a fan of lazy days at the beach, watersports and leisure activities as a family? Are you looking to explore the natural environment […]
The Wine Routes in Brem-sur-Mer
Either by car or by bike, come and explore the winegrowing estates and wine cellars of Brem-sur-Mer! Brem-sur-Mer is a well-known place for winegrowing, thanks to the local winegrowers who obtained the Controlled Designation of Origin (AOC) in 2011. Come and follow our Wine Routes, two wine tourism loop tours in Brem-sur-Mer to explore the […]
The best walks to enjoy the autumn colours in the Pays de Saint Gilles
An autumn walk in the Pays de Saint Gilles Croix de Vie Some ideas for walks in the Pays de Saint Gilles past lakes, dunes, vineyards and along educational nature trails. I love going to the headland in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez and Brétignolles-sur-Mer, or near the fishing port in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie all year round, but I have to […]
My idea for some family fun: a walk through the forest with the children
That morning, I got my trainers out for a refreshing walk in the forest with the children. We had planned to head towards the viewpoint in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez forest. An idea for a family outing in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez forest I parked my car on the edge of the forest and, with my budding explorers in tow, we […]
Why are there blue fish painted onto the streets of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie?
I went on an exploration along the Chemin de la Sardine walking tour, following the famous blue fish of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie. This 2-km walking tour is accessible to all and will guide you to 14 points of interest in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie Fish market dock, where sardine fishing here began I was intrigued by the little blue fish […]
My favourite places for taking photos
There are so many different landscapes in the Pays de Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: the marshland in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, Jaunay lake, the Grande Plage in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, to name but a few. All these places provide the ideal setting for photography fans Throughout the seasons, the natural environment is transformed and the colours change, meaning there […]