The 7 best activities with children in Sables d'Olonne
There is plenty to do in the area of Sables d'Olonne. There are several parks, museums and nice villages nearby to discover. For you we have selected 7 activities to do in the area of Oasis Les Jardins des Sables d'Olonne.
- Entertainment in attractions
- Admiring animals
- Discover new things
#1 Le Remblai promenade
Le Remblai promenade is wonderful to walk over during a visit to the city. While walking you can enjoy the view of the ocean. Le Remblai offers shops, restaurants and cafes. Perfect for lunch in the afternoon or dinner in the evening and getting an ice cream for the kids. They deserve that after a day at the beach! Le Remblai is also traffic-free, so there are no cars, which is a lot safer for your children.
#2 Zoo des Sables
During your stay in Sables d'Olonne, it is nice to visit the Zoo des Sables. This is a small zoo, so for a morning or afternoon visit this Zoo is the perfect trip. They have more than 300 exotic animals and 55 species! Each enclosure is specially designed for each species for the animal's well-being. They have animals such as giraffes, flamingos, crocodiles, lions and many bird species. The zoo offers a walking route so you as a guest can see the entire park and spot all the animals.
#3 The shell museum Du Coquillage
For the most special and beautiful shells, which you will not just find on the beach, you can visit the Shell Museum at the harbor. A nice collection of shells that you can admire with the whole family. The shells are a gift from a French marine biologist. There are about 45,000 pieces and they came from all over the world. The museum does not only have shells, you can also admire different fish species. For a souvenir you can buy shells to take home in the shop.
#4 Ile Penotte
A hidden gem in a fairytale street; Ile Penotte. Local artist Danièle Arnaud-Aubin creates beautiful works of art with exotic shells, oysters, mussels and pitchers. She is inspired by myths, fairytales and fantastic stories. Danièle is also called the "lady with shells". While walking the street, you can view the art shops and workplaces during the walk. Ile Penotte is definitely a must see during your visit at Sables D'Olonne.
#5 The O’Gliss Park park in La Roche-sur-Yon
At a short 45 minute drive you will find a huge water paradise of 6 hectares. The water park exists of five themed worlds with water slides, white water rivers, boats and a wave pool. Ideal for the children to play. They offer attractions for both young and old. The park has recently been expanded and now also has an exotic island where you can enjoy wellness, beach and whirlpools.