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Museums and monuments

There are plenty of museums in Vendée. Here is a selection that are easily accessible from the campsite:

La Maison des Ecrivains de la Mer (Writers of the Sea) in SAINT GILLES CROIX DE VIE
A library with a nautical theme with reading room and exhibition area.

La Maison du Pêcheur in SAINT GILLES CROIX DE VIE
A 1920 fisherman’s home. Take a step back in time and witness a fisherman’s lifestyle.

Les Rimajures, espace Henry Simon in SAINT GILLES CROIX DE VIE
Works of local artist Henry Simon Exhibition on site.

La Bourrine du Bois Juquaud - Musée de France in SAINT HILAIRE DE RIEZ
An tale of life in the marshes.

La Perle des Dieux in ST GILLES CROIX DE VIE
Come and learn all about sardines.

Vendée Miniature in BRETIGNOLLES SUR MER
Explore a miniature village built on a scale of 1:10. No less than 650 figures depict life in a Vendée village. The exhibit took fifteen years to put together.

Vélo-rail in COMMEQUIERS
Cycle path on a disused railway line

Jardin des Olfacties in COEX
A beautifully scented garden

Le Moulin des Gourmands in RAIRE: Guided tour of a working mill.
Heritage buildings: The churches of Sainte Croix and St Gilles and the Tour Joséphine