The beaches and forests around Saint Hilaire de Riez

St Hilaire de Riez offers a diversity of landscapes for nature lovers and for those who seek peace and serenity.

The seaside resort of St Hilaire de Riez is also 10 km of fine sandy beaches, 3 km of rocky coastline and a magnificent state-owned forest called the “Pays de Monts forest”.

Beach side In St Hilaire de Riez as in St Gilles Croix de Vie, the beaches are supervised in high season and their large stretches of sand are ideal for family holidays. The practice of various water sports is widespread (surfing, paddle, sand yachting…)

The Corniche Vendéenne allows you to link Sion sur l’Océan to St Gilles Croix de vie and admire the 5 Pineaux and the Trou du diable by its paths along the edge of the 7 to 8 meter high cliffs.

On the forest side, enjoy privileged moments in the middle of nature.
Hike on the specially marked trails that will delight hiking and running enthusiasts. With the big and the small ones go through the sports course installed in the heart of the forest while being close to the beach.
Take the time to picnic on the many specially laid out tables and share wonderful moments in St Hilaire de Riez.

Between the sea and the forest, discover the “coastal footpath” which is 13 km long and will take you along the rocky coast and the dunes. You can discover exceptional views.

On the bike side You can ride along the many cycle paths and take advantage of the Vélodyssée which will take you to the Sion district and the Corniche Vendéenne in the direction of St Gilles Croix de Vie.

Come on, we’re waiting for you!!!

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