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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

Puy Du Fou Thomas James

Puy Du Fou 2016 – ‘La Dernier Panache’

Puy Du Fou, 2016. La Dernier Panache   Every couple of years Puy Du Fou creates a new show and... View Article

New Water Park Thomas James Vendee Holidays

New Vendee Water Park for 2016 – O’Gliss Park

Vendee Water Park The Vendee is  getting a brand new water park this summer. It is currently being constructed near to the town... View Article

Things to do on Ile d'Oleron

Ti’Bato – St Georges d’Oleron

Adjacent to the town of St Georges and a 10 minute cycle ride from the campsite is Pres Valet Park.... View Article

St Georges d'Oleron


The nearest town to Camping Domaine d’Oleron is Saint-Georges-d’Oléron . . St Georges is a typical small French town with church... View Article

Oysters Ile d'Oleron

Boyardville Ile d’Oleron

 Boyardville Ile d’Oleron Fancy a cruise or a boat trip to La Rochelle, then you need to head to Boyardville.... View Article

Jard Sur Mer Beach

Jard Sur Mer in September

A few photos of Jard Sur Mer taken today showing the beaches and the harbour in the September sunshine……    ... View Article

Sunset over Jard

The Vendee sun setting over Jard Sur Mer

A nice picture of the sun setting over Jard Sur Mer last night……..       We are now taking... View Article

Flying to Ile d'Oleron

Ile d’Oleron Aeroport flight

A 15 minute taster flight in a light aircraft costs just €40 on Oleron aeroport open day and is well... View Article