Our location

Less than 3hr 30mins hours from St-Malo 

1hr 15mins & 1hr 30mins from the airports of Nantes or La Rochelle.

West Coast of France

3hrs 30mins from St Malo

1hr 30mins from Nantes

Second Sunniest Part of France

The Vendée is the nearest location to the UK with good weather from May to September. It has has an average of 240 days sunshine/ year, plenty of opportunity to appreciate the fabulous beaches the region has to offer.


The image below shows the average number of sunshine hours in the various regions of France. You can see that the Vendée, with its micro-climate, has a comparable number of sunshine hours to the Mediterranean coast of France.


The usual summer weather from June to the end of August is hot and sunny for the most part, with occasional overcast days. September weather is often very good, but generally slightly cooler. 

20% discount off Brittany Ferries car crossing

Once booked with us, we will give you our unique travel account number for you to take advantage of this great saving.

Just a £25 deposit will secure your ferry crossing. *20% discount applied to passenger and car fares only.  

​On board accommodation and all other fares and supplements are full rate.  

Brittany Ferry routes & time table

Local airports

Fly to Nantes with......

Air France from Gatwick via Paris -
GB Airways from Gatwick
Ryanair from Nottingham East Midlands, Shannon, Dublin and Stansted airports
Aer Arann from Manchester, Bristol and Cork


Transfer time ​1hr 30mins

Fly to La Rochelle with......

Ryanair from Stansted and Dublin 

Flybe from Birmingham, Manchester and Southampton 

Easy jet from Bristol and Gatwick

Jet2 from Leeds Bradford



Transfer time ​1hr 30mins


Approx. driving time from Calais - 6hr 30mins

quoted by goggle maps

euro tunnel link

Nearest local train stations

La Roche sur Yon - (32.7 km away)  

Place d'Estienne d'Orves, 85000 La Roche-sur-Yon, France

Luçon - (26.6 km away)

85400 Luçon, France

Taxi Robin – La Tranche sur Mer - +33 6 86 44 08 95

Taxi Corrinne – St Benoist sur Mer - +33 2 51 97 48 80

Taxi de La Conche – Longeville sur Mer - +33 6 70 64 61 69

Frederic Godard – Longeville sur Mer - +33 2 51 33 30 76

Taxi Anglois – Le Bernard - +33 6 11 30 66 00