4 star campsite Les Places Dorées Saint Jean de Monts (Vendée / 85)


Family holidays are wonderful. Enjoy a stay at the Golden Places campsite to discover the rich state forest of the Monts countries. Spread over more than 2,200 hectares, this forest has been designed to accommodate nature lovers. In this article, discover what the Land of Mountains has in store for you and its majestic forest.

The State Forest of the Lands of Mountains

Located 80 km from Nantes by car and 50 km from La Roche-sur-Yon,the state forest attracts several thousand people from all over the world to enjoy the beach. The forest has been able to develop a great richness in terms of flora and fauna thanks to the diversity of the natural areas it houses.

Today, there are large holm oaks, maritime pines and other unusual plant species. We also do not forget the various birds (herons, egrets…) that have always found refuge there.

A great place to be in communion with nature

The State Forest of the Monts countries is a vast territory that reserves many wonders. Frequently swept by a cool wind from the coast,the State Forest is a place of reconnection with nature. If you are afraid of small animals, this is your chance to face your fear, as you will meet during your outings in the forest:

  • Squirrels;
  • Mallards;
  • Lizards;
  • Frogs..

The diversity of flora and fauna will surely make you happy. The local forest is also the migration site for several species of birds in summer. During your walk, you can fall in love with songbirds. A word of advice: remember to keep binoculars to make your experience unforgettable.

What to do in the forest of the Monts countries?

Running, walking, biking or even riding a horse: there is no shortage of activities in the State Forest of the Monts. Several trails are set up to accommodate everyone. So you won’t run out of space for your family hike. There is also a bike service area for pedal enthusiasts, not to mention the many sites that offer equestrian ridesservices, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned person.

Several picnic areas are ideally placed in the forest. So you can take a break with your family to enjoy this wonderful scenery. For the more passionate, the trail that leads from La Barre de Monts to Notre Dame de Monts remains a favourite. On the way, you will have the privilege of reaching the lookout, one of the highest peaks of the forest. It offers panoramic views of the sea, marshes and much of the forest.

Walk in the forest of Monts from the campsite Les Places Dorées

Ideally located between the beach (800 meters) and the state forest of the Pays de Monts (300 meters), the camping Les Places Dorées is the ideal place to spend an unforgettable holiday in Saint-Jean-de-Monts. This natural family campsite is close to the forest’s walking trails and bike paths. Thanks to its interesting location, the campsite offers several sports and cultural games in nature for the happiness of all.

Children too are not forgotten. The campsite has a very lively children’s club. Parents can drop off their children so that everyone can have a nice holiday. We also do not forget the aquatic space built to please everyone.

In short, the state forest of the Lands of Mountains is arranged in every detail to make everyone feel good. If you are planning a holiday on Saint-Jean-de-Monts, the Golden Places campsite is ideal for enjoying the wonders of the state forest.


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For any request, you can contact the reception who will be happy to provide you with information at the following times :

9 am-12pm / 2 pm-6pm in low season

(from April 13 to July 3, 2020 and from August 30 to September 20, 2020)

9 am-1pm / 2 pm-7pm in high season

(July 4 to August 29, 2020)


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