Starting out from Saint Hilaire de Riez, 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.
Day trip:
You'll leave from the village of "Sion", where you can still see some of the most beautiful buildings from the 90s, before heading off along the beautiful Corniche Vendéenne, which offers a unique panoramic view over the ocean as far as Saint Gilles Croix de Vie.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 3.30pm and 5pm.
Friday 11.00am, 3.30pm and 5.00pm.
Sunday 11am.

Night-time tour:
A guided discovery at sunset along the rocky coast before enjoying, on the quays, the always lively atmosphere of the Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie night market.
Monday and Thursday 8.15pm.

Our trains are all equipped with a roof, which is useful in the hottest weather, 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 season and traffic conditions.
Bookings must be made 30 minutes before departure with the driver of the little train!
All departures are from rue Lucien Collinet (near the water sports centre).

Spoken languages

  • French

Accommodations types

  • Tourist trains


Basic price adult : from 8€ to 9 € Children's price : from 5€ to 6 € Children's price : 0 €
PricesLowest Price.Full Price.
Basic price adult Lowest Price. 8€ Full Price. 9€
Children's price

Enfants de 3 à 10 ans.
Lowest Price. 5€ Full Price. 6€


  • Credit card
  • Holiday vouchers

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