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Watersports on the Vendée coast

With over 30 km of coastlines, 22 beaches and a marina boasting 1100 spaces, Saint Gilles Croix de Vie is a mecca for watersports and sailing.

 

Hoist the sail !

Sea lovers can enjoy a spot of sailing In Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, Saint Hilaire de Riez or Brétignolles sur Mer,  : optimist, dinghy, windsurfing or catamaran...  The area boasts numerous watersports centres and sailing schools.
 
 
Ride the Vendée waves ! 
The Vendée coastline is ideal for surfing.  Beginners and experts will have a choice of spots to suit their level.  There are also numerous surfing schools offering lessons for all levels.
 
 
Reach for the skies with a kite surf !  
A very popular board sport on the Vendée coast, kite surfing can be enjoyed in Brétignolles sur Mer ("Dunes" beach), Saint Gilles Croix de Vie (main beach, « la passerelle ») and Saint Hilaire de Riez ("Demoiselles" beach).
 
 
Sand yachting, an activity for all ages !
The beaches in Saint Gilles Croix de Vie and Saint Hilaire de Riez offer vast stretches ideal for sand yachting.  A fun activity and a great way to discover land, skies and sea ! 
 
 
Sea kayak and waveski 
Discover new sensations and surf the waves in a kayak or waveski.  A new and exciting boardsport !