The historical heritage of Saint-Jean-de-Monts
Do you want to spend an unforgettable stay and discover a stunning historical heritage? Les Places Dorées recommends Saint-Jean-de-Monts!
Saint-Jean-de-Monts is a charming village in Vendée which deserves to be visited for its rich historical and cultural heritage.
Do you want to organize unforgettable and fun holidays, for young and old? Your Les Places Dorées campsite strongly recommends a stay in Saint-Jean-de-Monts.
You will be able to discover the architectural heritage, but also the cultural one: Saint-Jean-de-Monts is a place of residence of artists and writers, it is therefore rich in museums, art galleries and cultural centers which allow you to discover the local culture.
For fans of green spaces, the natural heritage of Saint-Jean-de-Monts is a must. The whole town is surrounded by magnificent dunes, forests and salt marshes, which bear witness to the natural history of the region.
And for those with a sweet tooth, don’t forget the gastronomic heritage: Saint-Jean-de-Monts is renowned for its local products, such as oysters, shellfish, fish and seafood, which are culinary specialties of the region.
Do you want to know more about the historical heritage of Saint-Jean-de-Monts? Your Les Places Dorées campsite presents the sites not to be missed during your visit!
The Talbert Tower
This tower is one of the rare vestiges of the old castle of Saint-Jean-de-Monts. It was built in the 16th century and is now listed as a Historic Monument.
Sublime, it overlooks the whole city and has a unique architecture, which is worth the detour.
Saint John the Baptist Church
This pretty church dates from 1834: it is neoclassical in style. It is located in the main square of the city, and can be visited on scheduled times.
It is an essential visit for all holidaymakers who go to Saint-Jean-de-Monts.
The Fort of Saint-Jean-de-Monts
As for the Fort of Saint-Jean-de-Monts, it was built between 1845 and 1848 to protect the region against English attacks.
A veritable museum of Vendée history, today it is a place for exhibitions and visits designed for children and adults.
Enough to make an unforgettable educational outing in the footsteps of history!
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The Lighthouse of Saint-Jean-de-Monts
Built in 1848, this lighthouse is one of the few built in stone . It is now a popular place to visit for tourists.
You can climb the lighthouse to admire the superb privileged view of the maritime horizon. It’s an excellent outing to do outdoors that allows you to discover the Atlantic coast from another angle.
This lighthouse has an authentic charm that will delight young and old.
Place Charles de Gaulle
Finally, it is impossible to go to town without visiting Place Charles de Gaulle.
This square is considered the heart of the city, it is home to many shops and restaurants: it is an essential place for visitors.
To do your shopping, to buy souvenirs for your loved ones, to discover the culinary specialties of Vendée: Place Charles de Gaulle is THE meeting point not to be missed!
Discover the historical heritage of Saint-Jean-de-Monts during your holidays at the Tropicana
Would you like to discover the extent of the historical heritage of Saint-Jean-de-Monts? Choose well-located and unforgettable accommodation like your Le Tropicana campsite!
Many factors make the Tropicana the campsite best placed to discover the historical heritage of Saint-Jean-de-Monts.
First of all, it is located near the main historic sites of Saint-Jean-de-Monts, such as the Saint-Jean-Baptiste church or the Château de Saint-Jean-de-Monts, which makes it easy to get around. for visits.
You don’t need to take the car : everything is within walking distance!
But above all, Le Tropicana is a warm and welcoming campsite.
The campsite staff are often aware of the historical sites to visit and can give advice and information on the sites to see and the activities to do to discover the historical heritage of the region.
Organize an unforgettable stay in a family campsite!
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