Things to see and do - Les Sables-d'Olonne
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An important spa resort on the Lumiere coast, the town was built on an offshore sand bar and now stretches between its port with its lively quays and its long gently sloping beach of fine sand. This runs for more than 3 km at the foot of the famous Remblai. High winds and a gentle way of life, this seems to be the people of Les Sables' somewhat contradictory slogan.
Tourist attractions Les Sables-d'Olonne : Things to see and do
Le Remblai F - 85100 Les Sables-d'Olonne
This sea-wall built in the 18C used to protect the town below. Today it is an attractive walk lined with luxurious buildings and shops and provides a pleasant view over the bay and beach. The little alleyways in the old town are hidden behinds its bu..
r. de Verdun F - 85100 Les Sables-d'Olonne
The Benedictine abbey that houses the museum dates from the 17C. One section is dedicated to regional ethnology (interior of a marshland cottage), the other to contemporary art with a series by Victor Brauner, works by the master of art brut Gaston C..
pl. de l'Église F - 85100 Les Sables-d'Olonne
Richelieu decided to build this church in 1646. Its Gothic arches are supported by Corinthian pillars.
Hotels Les Sables-d'Olonne
36 rue des Remparts F - 85100 Les Sables-dʼOlonne
L'Auberge Vendéenne is located 30 metres from Les Sables d'Olonne beach and 500 metres from the city centre. It offers rooms with either views on the beach or garden views. Each room has simple décor. Some rooms have a private bathroom and free Wi-..
44 Avenue Général de Gaulle F - 85100 LES SABLES D'OLONNE
The Ibis Sables d'Olonne hotel offers a complete change of scenery by the sea. 547 yds (500 m) from the main beach and 1.2 miles (2 km) from the thalassotherapy center, it is ideally located within a private garden in the city center, opposite the tr..
43, av. Aristide Briand. F - 85100 Les SABLES D'OLONNE
If you want the perfect restful seaside holday: Le Calme des Pins is for you. Behind the beautiful original façade, 2 hotels refurbished in 1900 style, a floral garden linking 46 pastel shaded rooms of which 35 have elevator access, 13 with balcony-t..
Restaurants Les Sables-d'Olonne
5 promenade Georges Godet F - 85100 Les Sables-d'Olonne
7 et 8 prom. Clemenceau F - 85100 Les Sables-d'Olonne
Salmon, clams, monkfish, shrimps or lobster? In this seafront restaurant, diners enjoy carefully prepared generous cuisine with seafood taking pride of place. Charming welcome and reasonable prices.
19 bis quai Guiné F - 85100 Les Sables-d'Olonne
This harbour restaurant with a maritime decor gives pride of place to the finest seafood. Dine on finely fleshed lobster, scallops in lightly salted butter or truffle oil risotto.
Lac de Tanchet F - 85100 Les Sables-d'Olonne
10 quai Guiné F - 85100 Les Sables-d'Olonne
On the fishing port, this façade may not catch the eye, and yet! The food served is creative and meticulously made from top-notch ingredients. Try pale-leaved sunflower mash flavoured with truffles from the region or baked wild turbot and violet aspa..
81 r. des Halles F - 85100 Les Sables-d'Olonne
A refined contemporary bistro in the market quarter where flavour is matched by freshness. Cream of sweet bell peppers, prawns and aniseed ice cream; calf's sweetbread morsels in browned butter: the chef takes pains to ensure diners' satisfaction... ..