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Les Sables d'Olonne

The town of Les Sables d'Olonne situated on the „Côte de Lumière” which covers 105 km2 of the Atlantic coastline.
With its four harbours, Les Sables d’Olonne is exposed at 270° to the ocean.

Typical districts

Ile Penotte - ©Antoine Martineau

Ile Penotte - ©Antoine Martineau


- La Chaume district : Sailors and fishermen's district, the oldest district of the town.

- The Passage district : its narrow alleyways lead you from the quayside towards the ocean or the town centre.

- Les Sables d'Olonne Town centre : an historical heritage with colourful boutiques. The pedestrian streets encircle the Notre Dame de Bon Port Church. Don't miss it the famous Central Market Place, a very popular food market.

- L'Ile Penotte : a pretty and picturesque quarter int the town centre, behind the Remblai, amongst narrow and higledy-piggledy streets. The houses are framed by hollyhocks and decorated with multi-coloured shell mosaics.

- Le Remblai, a long promenade bordering the beach. In the late 19th century, a number of architects gave free rein to their imagination and created some magnificent villas typical of the seaside architecture.

Monuments

Landscape

Discover

Supermarket - Les Sables d'Olonne

Super U, La Chaume, 68 rue Joseph Bénatier,
Carrefour City, 7 quai Franqueville,
Carrefour City,  87 avenue Aristide Briand,
Carrefour Market,  99 boulevard Castelnau,
Carrefour Market, rue de la Petite Garlière.

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