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Camping du Jard, la Tranche sur Mer in sothern Vendée

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Camping du Jard is a 4* campsite close to la Tranche in the southern Vendée and near to la Rochelle (in Charente-Maritime). The campsite opens in mid May and closes in mid September. Getting there is easy -
By train
La Rochelle Ville - 18 miles
Les Sables-d’Olonne - 22 miles
La Roche-sur-Yon - 23 miles
By plane

La Rochelle 37 miles, Nantes 77 miles, Poitiers 106 miles

By ferry
St Malo 189 miles, Roscoff 275 miles, Caen 266 miles, Cherbourg 295 miles, Calais 417 miles  

This is a friendly, well kept site located in a large woodland park just 700m from a gorgeous white sandy beach. The pool area is at the heart of the campsite with activities taking place here during the day. Although the Vendée is well known for having fantastic weather, there’s a heated indoor pool and jacuzzi onsite, so whatever the weather you’re guaranteed a swim.

Off site there is lots to keep you active – the area is the premier destination in Europe for surfing. The area is popular with cyclists and hikers and there are lots of picturesque trails that take you through the local area where you can enjoy beaches and woodland parks.

Please note that some facilities and activities are only available during high season. Please check at the time of booking if there is an activity or facility which is crucial for your holiday.Beach at Camping du Jard

Round and about

The campsite is located between La Rochelle and Les Sables d’Olonne, just metres from the Atlantic coast and close to miles of gorgeous golden beaches.

The local area is perfect for combining a relaxing beach holiday with activities and sightseeing. La Tranche sur Mer (2.6 miles away) with its authentic atmosphere is one of the Vendée’s most popular resorts. For a historical but fun-filled day out, a visit to Puy du Fou (62 miles) is a must. Here, you can take a journey through the dramatic history of the Vendée.

La Tranche is certainly worth a visit and, if you approach it from the north you will find a large supermarket and fuel station. The town and it's approaches are usually ablaze with flowers on lamp posts and central reservations. It is a lovely town, very clean and surfing on the west coast starts about here and southwards.

Facilities at Camping du Jard - on and offsite

Playground, Multisport ground, Boules, Bike trail, Gym, Mini-golf course, Tennis court, Site-run children's club,   

Waterslide section,
Outdoor uncovered pool,  
Outdoor covered pool,  

Small grocery store  
Snack bar
Bike rental


Last update: 17.01.2018