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The hikes

Saint Gilles Croix de Vie is the ideal destination to recharge your batteries in the fresh sea air and enjoy long walks on the many marked trails to breathe the pure air of the Atlantic coast.

During your strolls, you will discover the various landscapes which are offered to you, between land, sea, forest and dunes. This is the perfect activity to discover the fauna and flora of the Vendée as closely as possible.

According to your desires and if you wish to discover different ways of walking, you can test :

  • Nordic walking: this is an accelerated walk with the help of walking sticks. You will be able to practice it whatever your age and even if you are not particularly sporty.
  • Audax: it is a kind of endurance test with imposed paces. It is generally carried out over very long distances. For this walk it is preferable to be in good physical condition.
  • The long coast: it consists in walking in the open sea with or without the help of a paddle to advance. Ideal to strengthen the legs, it is a walk accessible to all. Attention, it must be done with a qualified instructor.