Tempted by a weekend or a holiday in Les Sables-d’Olonne? This seaside resort in the Vendée (Loire-Atlantique, 85) is a perfect holiday destination, whether you’re looking for a relaxing break or a more active vacation. Nature lovers will be in their element in this resort, which offers supervised beaches, naturist sites, fresh air and walks, cycle rides and horse treks through the forests. There’s also plenty for visitors to enjoy in the town itself, including thalassotherapy centres and spas, markets, bars, restaurants, concerts and shows. As well as being the departure point for the famous Vendée Globe sailing race, the resort is also ideal for family holidays with plenty of activities organised for children, including story-telling sessions on the beach, while history-lovers will be attracted by the museums, castle, port (which dates back to the 16th century), Saint-Michel church, Arundel tower and Château St Clair. Looking to rent an inexpensive apartment with a sea view? A house by the sea? Or a villa with a swimming pool? POPLIDAYS has put together a selection of great holiday ideas in Les Sables-d’Olonne just for you!