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Les Sables d'Oleron Surf

Surfing In The Vendee And Ile d’Oleron

Surfing In The Vendee And Ile d’Oleron The Vendee and Ile d’Oleron are often overlooked when it comes to Surfing... View Article

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Vendee Globe 2016/2017 Part Two

Vendee Globe 2016/2017 The 2016/2017 Vendee Globe winner arrived back in Les Sables d’Olonne on Thursday. The thirty nine year... View Article

Merry Christmas2016

All the best for the New Year!

Everyone at Thomas James Holidays would like to wish you a Happy New Year and all the best for 2017!... View Article

Saumonards

The Ile d’Oleron from above! ‎

Check out this great little video showing the Ile d’Oleron and how beautiful the island is in the sunshine………………..  ... View Article

Ile d'Aix Town

Visting the Île-d’Aix

Visting the Île-d’Aix A short boat ride away from Camping Domaine d’Oleron is the island of Île-d’Aix , a small... View Article

Brittany Ferries Thomas James

Ferry or Eurotunnel to France?!

Travelling to France with the Ferry or Channel Tunnel.   One of the most popular ways to travel to the... View Article

Tallest Building in Nantes

Nantes

Nantes   The city of Nantes, described ‘as the most liveable city in Europe’, is a 1.5 hour drive from... View Article

Thomas James Dune Du Pilot Space

The tallest sand dune in Europe?

The tallest sand dune in Europe…….Dune Du Pilat   Located a three hour drive from Ile d’Oleon, 60 km from... View Article

Vendee Globe 2016 2017

Vendee Globe 2016/2017

This weekend is the start of the Vendee Globe 2016/2017. Every four years since 1989 the Vendee Globe has taken... View Article

St Pierre Ile d'Oleron Thomas James Holidays

St Pierre d’Oleron

St Pierre d’Oleron The largest town on the Ile d’Oleron and home to the most shops, café bars, restaurants and supermarkets is... View Article