car, or by bicycle and activities in the local area
are 2 restaurants in walking distance from the gites.
local baker stops outside our gîtes every morning in the summer, selling baguettes and croissants.
Alternatively, the nearest bakery is just outside the village
on the road to Saint-Julien des Landes, about 1 mile from the
There is a Spar, post-office and café in walking distance from the gîtes
The nearest supermarket is Super U in Brétignolles which is 5 minutes'
the nearest hypermarket is E. Leclerc in St Gilles, 15 minutes' drive. There
is a doctor in the village, and a chemist in Brétignolles.
Gîtes is situated in a perfect central location to an amazing variety of places to
visit both by car and by bicycle. Located only 3 miles from the coast with
so many fabulous beaches and
less that 10 miles from St Gilles, Apremont, Brétignolles-sur-mer,
Givrand, L'Aiguillon/Vie, Coëx, Commequiers, Landevieille, Vairé and
the beautiful lake Jaunay.
is so much to do and see by bicycle, or by car. We do have some bicycles
which we rent out, however, if you can bring your own then we would
recommend that you do.
area is ideal for cycling because it is a relatively flat rural landscape with
fantastic cycle paths and small roads and dirt tracks ideal for cycling. You can cycle to great beaches, quaint villages,
cross country through beautiful countryside, cycle to the shops, the
beach and to local cafés and restaurants.
There are also great places to visit by car.
Dolphin Gîtes is only 12 miles from the fabulous resort of Les Sables
d'Olonne and about 50 miles from La Rochelle.