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Campsite L'etang de Besse

Very good  6,8 / 10

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We offer several kinds of accommodation on this campsite which are managed by the camping or by a tour operator

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L'expert Bradley

Camping and co is committed to the quality of its campings. We retain 1 out of 5 campings to guarantee the best possible experience during your holidays.

The expert likes :

  • The outdoor pool with slide
  • Situated between sea and forest
Beach 1,9 miles away
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Campsite L'etang de Besse

Take advantage of your holidays to discover the pleasure of a stopover by the sea in the Vendée! The Étang de Besse team will be happy to welcome you at the heart of their Saint-Hilaire de Riez campsite where friendliness, joie de vivre and relaxation come together to create a great family holiday. This beautiful part of the Vendée, facing the Atlantic, is perfect for shore fishing, water sports, discovering the countryside and salt marshes.

The Etang de Besse? A friendly atmosphere with indoor pool (April to October), a lively campsite during the day and evening (during school holidays), a children's area (4-11 years), comfortable living facilities (bar-restaurant, grocery shop within 100 meters, open in July and August, a playing field and a children's playground, etc.) and a peaceful reception area.

The Étang de Besse is an excellent starting point for exploring the Côte de Lumière. Hiking, horseback riding, petanque, a trip on a tourist train, paint-ball, adventure trail, sand yachting, kite-surfing and other leisure activities that promise thrills and excitement await you in this beautiful part of the Loire.


Useful information:

  • The camping is open: from 31/03/2018 to 03/11/2018
  • Capacity :  78 accommodations

02 0380 85378 - not surcharged call - From Monday to friday : 8am - 5pm

Leisure activities and services

  On site Nearby Additional information *
Swimming pool  
Indoor Pool  
  • Open from 01/07/2018 to 31/08/2018
Kids club  
  • Open from 09/07/2018 to 24/08/2018
Supermarket / Grocery  
  • With an additional fee
  • With an additional fee
  • Open from 07/04/2018 to 24/09/2018
Snacks / Take-away meals  
  • With an additional fee
  • Open from 07/04/2018 to 24/09/2018
Internet access  
  • With an additional fee
  • With an additional fee
Children's playground  
Bike rental  
  • With an additional fee
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Sports Ground  
  • With an additional fee
Tree-to-tree adventure course  
  • With an additional fee
Horse riding  
  • With an additional fee
Water Sports  
  • With an additional fee
  • With an additional fee
  • With an additional fee

*Please note: Opening dates for services and leisure activities may vary according to the camping opening dates.

How to get to Campsite L'etang de Besse

Getting to the camping


Saint Hilaire de Riez railway station (4 km)
Saint Gilles Croix de Vie railway station (6.7 km)


A11 direction Bordeaux, Saint Philibert de Grand Lieu then Machecoul, Challans, and Saint Hilaire de Riez.
From the southSaint Gilles Croix de Vie, on entering Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, at the roundabout (shopping centre Leclerc) turn right towards Saint Hilaire de Riez.


Nantes Airport (75 km)

Calculate your itinerary:


Address :

L'etang de Besse
2, avenue de la Parée Préneau
85270 Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

GPS coordinate

Latitude 46.740288
Longitude -1.981959



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Customer reviews

Campsite L'etang de Besse rating : We have identified the different customer reviews and ratings on this camping

Ratings and feedback left on Zoover for Campsite L'etang de Besse

Campsite rating - See the 9 customer reviews about Campsite L'etang de Besse

  • 7,6Location
  • 6,2Value for money
  • 6,4Child friendly
  • 2,2Restaurants
  • 6,8Sanitary
  • 6Swimming pool

Overall rating



Tourist guide

With its 240 km of sandy beaches and exceptional sunshine, the Vendee is an ideal destination for a wonderful holiday. Facing the Atlantic Ocean, in the heart of the Côte de Lumière, the commune of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez enjoys an exceptional location and offers the magic of the Ocean, the tranquillity of the forest and the charm of the ancient marshes.

Nearby Cities:

  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez - 4 km
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts - 8 km
  • Olonne-sur-Mer - 25 km
  • Les Sables-d'Olonne - 31 km
  • Noirmoutier-en-l'Île - 37 km
  • Pornic - 43 km
  • La Roche-sur-Yon - 44 km
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer - 59 km

Tourist guide:

  • Le Voyage A Nantes  - 79 km
  • Jardin des Plantes  - 80 km

Festivals and events

The Poupet music festival (Saint-Malo-du-Bois) - mid-July
The Surf festival (Saint-Jean-de-Monts) - from early July to early August
The festival of "Arts s'en Mêlent" (Les Landes Genusson) - from mid-May to mid-September
Vendée Romane Musical nights festival (throughout the department) - from mid-July to mid-August

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