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Slow tourism

As a slow holiday destination, the Vendée has many slow travel experiences to offer. From horse-drawn caravans, countless cycle paths to boating in the Marais poitevin, hiking on a GR8 footpath or sleeping in an eco-friendly accomodation, you will be able to enjoy beautiful natural sites at a leisurely pace. 

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Slow travel experiences – so put the brake on!

Looking for something a little different, a new experience perhaps? Choose one of the many slow travel experiences to explore the Vendée in a different way.

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The GR8, one of the best hiking trails in coastal France

The GR8 national long-distance footpath provides 221 km of paths for walking enthusiasts. During your hiking holidays in France, enjoy the Vendée’s most beautiful coastal sceneries. 

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Green key and eco label accommodation in the Vendée

The Green Key Eco label aims to educate and raise awareness of how we need to practice environmental management. The Vendée is proud to have various eco-friendly labels, awarded to hotels, self-catering, campsites, and restaurants. 

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