Saint Gilles Croix de Vie
To fully enjoy your stay at Les Vagues campground, we invite you to discover one of the jewels of the Atlantic coast. It is the port of Saint Gilles Croix de Vie. Located about ten minutes by car from the campground, this getaway is worth the detour.
Here, the urbanization has been controlled for the greatest happiness of visitors.
You will find a city of character where it is good to walk.
To evoke Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, is to remember that this station lives all year long at the rhythm of the fishermen. This is undoubtedly what allows it to preserve its authenticity.
Here, in all seasons, you will appreciate the energy that serves this city.
The restaurants that line the quays and invite us to dine while enjoying the view of the port or the sea…
Get lost in the maze of its small streets and admire its typical fishermen’s houses…
Walk on the cornice to enjoy an endless horizon and a romantic sunset…
Take advantage of the bicycle paths and the numerous footpaths along the dunes to recharge your batteries and breathe pure, iodized air…
What happiness I tell you!
Yes, Saint Gilles Croix de Vie is an experience not to be missed.
Did you know that?
The local specialty of this maritime city is the sardine.
In all these forms, you can enjoy this fish labeled ” red label “.
You can for example make a rillettes for the aperitif or grill it on the barbecue.
Served with a few roasted potatoes and a white sauce, it ‘s a delight!
Activities to do in Saint Gilles Croix de Vie… In bulk !
- Nautical activities (sailing, surfing and sand yacht school) and its marina.
- Boat rental (with or without license), sailboat, jet ski.
- An 18-hole golf course about ten kilometers from the resort.
- Fishing at sea
- Casino, cinema, shops and restaurants…
To taste this so particular atmosphere, to discover the local products and to exchange with the tradesmen, not less than 4 markets are proposed to you:
The market Côté Croix de Vie is located Place Guy Kergoustin.
You can come there every Wednesday and Saturday morning of the year.
The Côté Saint Gilles market is located on the Place du Marché aux Herbes and the Place du Vieux Port.
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday morning of the year.
The arts and crafts market is located on the quay of the faithful port.
Every Tuesday in July and August.
The night market on the quay of the faithful port and the place of the Old Port.
Every evening from the end of June to the end of August.