4 star campsite Les Places Dorées Saint Jean de Monts (Vendée / 85)
Horse riding in Saint-Jean-de-Monts | The Golden Squares

Where to go horseback riding in Saint-Jean-de-Monts?

Horse riding in Saint-Jean-de-Monts | The Golden Squares

There's nothing like discovering the beauties of the Vendée on horseback. Find out about the best riding centers in Saint-Jean-de-Monts!

Discover the beauties of the Vendée, savor the freshness of the ocean and conquer the phenomenal national forest… Horseback riding in Saint-Jean-de-Monts is an epic that is impossible to get tired of!

But to fully enjoy your walk and be inspired by natural beauties, you must choose your hiking trails in the Vendée.

From the equestrian center to your walking preferences, your Campsite Les Places Dorées helps you make the right choices for a good holiday in Saint-Jean-de-Monts.

Choosing your equestrian center

The first step to make your horse riding desires a reality is to choose the right equestrian center. The equestrian center adapted to what you have in mind, and the types of walks you want to do.


Whether you are a beginner in horseback riding or have been practicing this sport for many years, the ideal equestrian center is up to you. Close to a big city or somewhere in the Vendée,it’s up to you to choose what you prefer!


Trust the warm welcome of the center’s staff,and take full advantage of a walk tailored to you.

A center suitable for all ages

To choose the ideal riding center in Saint-Jean-de-Monts,your campsite Les Places Dorées advises you to check that it is suitable for all ages, and for all levels.


Indeed, whether you plan to take a walk with friends who have never practiced horseback riding, or you want to share your children,the equestrian center you choose must be able to offer you services in line with all preferences.


Thus, children must be able to ride ponies and beginners ride nice and delicatehorses , so as not to rush anyone and guarantee a good time for all. For an afternoon,a day or even several days, it’s up to you to choose the type of walk you prefer!

Walks in the forest

Theadvantage of Saint-Jean-de-Montsis that you are spoilt for choice in terms of landscape. If you do not like spray too much or you want to enjoy the fauna and flora of the Vendée, why not a walk in the forest?


On the back of a quiet horse, you set off to discover all the green spaces of the state forest, and you fully relax in a pleasant landscape.


The sounds of the forest, the green of the trees and the delicacy of the moss under your horse’s hooves: this is exactly what you need to enjoy your holiday in peace.

Walks by the sea

If you are more by the sea, Saint-Jean-de-Monts also has your happiness! By addressing some equestrian centers near the beaches,you can choose a walk by the sea, and enjoy the spray on your face as well as the sound of the waves.


An inimitable feeling, which allows you to totally relax while savoring the sound of hooves on the sand. Nothing like horseback riding to soak up the landscapes of the Vendée!

Horseback riding in Saint-Jean-de-Monts

To complete the perfect picture of your holidays with family or friends,enjoy a small riding session according to criteria that belong only to you.


By the sea or in the forest, let yourself go to the leisurely pace of your horse and enjoy a relaxing walk for the whole family. An ideal activity to rest and discover the natural beauties of the Vendée!


Need more information? Check out other hiking trails in Saint-Jean-de-Monts:


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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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