6 - Our Vendée Globe 2016 offers

Vendée Tourisme offers a range of packages for visitors wishing to attend the start of the Vendée Globe on 6 November 2016 in Les Sables-d'Olonne, along with turnkey accommodation solutions. Come and explore the Vendée Globe Village and the numerous events on offer between 15 October and 6 November 2016.


"Bespoke" Package

formule sur mesureOffer your guests an unforgettable experience at sea.
from 12 to 300 people
We have selected, for you, a fleet of vessels capable of accommodating your guests, from a 12-person rigid-hulled inflatable boat to a 300-capacity ship. Head out to sea and experience the start of the race in exclusive surroundings.

Contact us directly for a tailor-made solution and make this day a unique experience for your guests.

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"Business" Package

formule entrepriseVendée Tourisme offers a shared boat solution that gives you the full benefits of an all-inclusive package for groups.
From 10 to 70 people
- 10:00 am - 10:30 am: embark on board the boats.
- 11:00 am - 12:00 noon: exit the port and channel.
- Approx. 12:30 pm: arrive at the meeting point (opposite Les Sables-d'Olonne beach).
- Lunch boxes handed out.
- 1:02 pm: the eighth Vendée Globe race begins.
- Approx. 4 pm: return to port.

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Are you looking for accommodation or a prestigious venue for the Vendée Globe period? Vendée Tourisme is able to offer a range of turnkey solutions.

hebergementsVendée Tourisme has been organising trips for more than 20 years, and offers a wealth of experience and professionalism.

We have selected high-quality accommodation providers for your stay in Les Sables-d'Olonne and the surrounding areas, in line with your budget and the size of your group (campsites, boutique hotels, hotel complexes or luxury villas).
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10 lieux d'exceptionVendée Tourisme boasts extensive expertise in organising unique events in connection with the Vendée Globe yacht race. Regardless of your project, we can offer turnkey solutions in prestigious venues for seminars, presentations, brunches, lunches, dinners, drinks receptions or any other public relations event.

Each of these 10 prestigious venues, catering for 10 to 1,000 people, offers exceptional services based on a specific theme, such as travel, heritage, privateering, art, film, relaxation, local produce, exclusivity and history.

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Between 15 October and 6 November 2016, come and experience more than three weeks of events and activities at the Vendée Globe Village! 

The Vendée Globe Village

village vendee globeCome and experience the thrill of the start at the Vendée Globe Village, and discover the preparations for the biggest solo round-the-world yacht race. For three weeks, the village is a thriving community of sailors, their teams, journalists and thousands of visitors.

It plays host to numerous events, including meetings with sailors, access to the Vendée Globe pontoon and a trip around the port in a rigid-hulled inflatable boat.

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The Business Village by Show Time

village show timeAgency Show Time has been commissioned to run the B2B areas in the village.
There will be a dedicated Business Village, designed entirely for professional networking, including private lodges and meeting rooms, conferences, team-building activities, themed restaurants, evening events and a lounge bar.

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Around the Village

autour du villageDuring your stay, you can also explore Les Sables-d'Olonne and the treasures of Vendée, including a trip to a canning factory, a walk among the salt marshes, a helicopter ride or a wine-tasting session.
Our team is on hand to offer a range of original, turnkey solutions for groups of 10 to 1,000 people!

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