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

What hikes to take around Saint-Jean-de-Monts?


What to discover

Hiking in Saint-Jean-de-Monts remains one of the best ways to discover its different charms.


The fauna of Saint-Jean-de-Monts is rich and composed of several animal species. To discover it better, you will have to choose between a walk in the forest. Aquatic wildlife is no exception. The marsh and the beach rightly offer the opportunity to discover these animals in their natural environment.

The flora

Flora is also one of the components of Saint-Jean-de-Monts’ rich natural heritage:

  • pine trees;
  • oaks;
  • agricultural fields;
  • marsh vegetation.

The forest

The 25 km long forest of Saint-Jean-de-Monts (also known as the “State Forest of the Lands of Monts”) is a vast natural territory found on dunes. There are different species of pines, but also other trees such as holm oaks and maples. On foot, or by bike, it is possible to explore it.

The beach

Discovering the beach is a must. A veritable place of leisure and fun activities, the beaches of Saint-Jean-de-Monts offer fresh air and vast expanses of sand. In addition, these beaches are supervised and secure for children. Games, naps, walks, sports and a feast: here’s a quick summary of what awaits you.

The swamp

Historically, the marsh of Saint-Jean-de-Monts has played an important role in the development of the local economy. Today, the city’s tourist office offers guided tours of the marsh. Tourists can visit on foot, by bike or on horseback. For those who prefer to sail on the water, they will have to choose between canoe and yole.

The circuits

There are three options available to visitors:

The equestrian circuit

Discovering Saint-Jean-de-Monts on horseback is possible. Indeed, the equestrian circuits of the city are at least 33 km long and will take you to the beach or forest.

The walking circuit

21 kilometres of walking tour awaits you in Saint-Jean-de-Monts. The opportunity to discover the city differently. In addition, to help visitors find themselves easily, these walking tours have been equipped with GPS.

The cycle circuit

In Saint-Jean-de-Monts, the bicycle network is 170 km long. A real boon, because these trails lead as well in the forest, to the beach as to the city center. Tourists will have no trouble finding bike rental establishments.

Who can you trust?

If you ever decide to go to Saint-Jean-de-Monts, you must make the best choice. The 4-star “Golden Places” campsite is one of these interesting options as part of tourism and related fun activities. Already, the “Golden Places” campsite enjoys an excellent geographical location. In fact, the campsite is at the same time close to the beach, bike paths and walking trails. This is an undeniable advantage for hiking. In addition, for accommodation, the campsite has all the necessary equipment for your comfort.

To make your reservation or have more information, please visit the official website: https://www.placesdorees.com/.

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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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