This area is extremely popular with visitors, particularly in summertime to the seaside resorts. Behind the coast are vast pine woods leading into expansive countryside. The beaches are pristine and sandy, with hidden-away coves and some spots that are great for surfing and bodyboarding. The villages are quaint and charming, with plenty to explore such as medieval castles and buildings, abbeys, churches, museums and monuments. There are numerous street markets, selling curio’s arts and crafts as well as delicious local foods and produce. Popular dishes include foie gras, duck, Mogettes (local green beans), brioche and custard tarts. Vendee benefits from a microclimate, with warm and sunny weather for the majority of the year. Leisure activities include horse-riding, hiking, watersports, fishing as well as parachuting, hot air ballooning and micro-lighting.

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