Departing from Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, treat yourself to a sightseeing tour of the town and its surroundings!

Welcome aboard!

Since 1993, in July and August "Les petits trains de Vendée" have been offering fun ways to discover the town of Saint Gilles Croix de Vie and its history.
Whether you're young or old, a family or a group of friends, become a passenger on our trains and take a gentle ride through our coastal landscapes.
For around 1 hour, enjoy a guided tour and a soundtrack to immerse yourself in our heritage.
Discover the town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, with its lively fishing port, and then travel for over 3 km along the Corniche, lined with Belle Epoque villas, to the village of Sion.

All our trains are equipped with a roof, which is appreciated during the hottest hours, and a mackintosh in case of bad weather or cool evenings.
We offer a range of daytime and evening tourist attractions, so don't hesitate to consult our brochure or our website.

"Les petits trains de Vendée" is a brand of Nombalais GROUPE, a specialist in tourism in the Vendée through its incoming agency Parenthèse Océan Voyages.
Our Parenthèse Océan Voyages team and our local guide have put together this guided tour for you!

"Les petits trains de Vendée" is also open all year round for event hire.
Whether for a visit or for a private or professional event (seminar, party, fair, wedding, Christmas market, etc.).
We also offer a programme of tours for groups and schools.
Don't hesitate to contact us for more information!

Tour times may vary depending on the period and traffic conditions.
Bookings must be made 30 minutes before departure with the driver of the little train!
All departures take place on the Quai des Greniers (next to the carrousel, opposite the pedestrian street).
Monday and Thursday 3.30pm and 5pm.
Tuesday and Wednesday 11am, 3.30pm and 5pm.
Friday 15:00, 16:30 and 17:30
Sunday 11am and 4.30pm.

Low season opening times 2024 :

- 23 April to 3 May, tours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 11am / 2.30pm / 4pm
- 8,9,10 May 11am / 2.30pm / 4pm
- 11 May: 2.30pm / 4pm
- 18 and 19 May: 11am / 3.30pm / 5pm
- 20 May: 2pm
- 14 June to 1 July: Mondays and Fridays: 10am / 3pm - Saturdays and Sundays: 11am / 3pm / 4.30pm
- 1st to 23rd September: Monday to Friday: 10.30am / 3pm - Saturday and Sunday: 10.30am / 3pm / 5pm

Sunset stroll: in July and August from Monday to Thursday at 9.30pm.

Spoken languages

  • French

Accommodations types

  • Tourist trains


Basic price adult : 8 € Children's price : 5 € Children's price : 0 €
PricesLowest Price.Full Price.
Basic price adult Lowest Price. 8€ /
Children's price

De 3 à 10 ans
Lowest Price. 5€ /


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