Les Jardins de l’ Atlantique, at the heart of celebrations and cultural events in Vendée

Let’s stop at Les Jardins de l’ Atlantique if you want to discover or rediscover the Vendée region.

The restaurant “Le Plaisance”, with a view on the Atlantic Ocean, offers tasty cuisine prepared with local products and seafood. The bar “Le Neptune” welcomes you for a romantic weekend, a family holiday or a business seminar with its terrace, 4 bowling lanes and a discotheque.

If you want to relax during your holidays, do not hesitate to benefit from our aquatic space with a heated indoor swimming pool. You can take swimming lessons or follow aquagym and relaxation sessions.

The Vendée region will host a large number of events during this year 2018. Here you can find a non-exhaustive list of festivals, concerts, shows, sports competitions and other events not to be missed!


The season begins with Frédéric François’ concert on March 11th 2018, in the concert hall Vendéspace. With his 40-year career and millions of albums sold, he is the idol of a whole French generation.

Again in Vendéspace, Vianney, French revelation of the year 2017 will perfom in the concert hall on April 6th 2018.

Finally, Calogero will perform on November 15th 2018 as part of his new tour “Liberté Chérie Tour”.


On March 20th 2018, the Vendéspace hosts the musical Dirty Dancing, from the film of the same name, starring the unforgettable duo Patrick Swayze / Jennifer Grey.

On April 17th, Madiba’s musical show  will be held in the Vendéspace as a tribute to Nelson Mandela.

Finally, on May 5th, come to see Chouans – Alan Simon’s Rock Opera, a historical piece of musical.

The one-man-shows

Several comedians will perform on the Vendéspace stage in 2018, starting with Michel Leeb who will celebrate his 40th career’s birthday.

Dany Boon will offer you his new show “Dany de Boon des Hauts-De-France”.

Michelle Laroque, for her 20th marriage anniversary with Pierre Palmade, joins forces with Muriel Robin (co-author) for the show “Elles s’aiment”, a sequel to “Ils s’aiment”,”Ils se ont aimés” and “Ils se RE-aiment”.

Fairs and exhibitions

Do not hesitate to book a room at our hotel Les Jardins de l’ Atlantique in Les Sable d’Olonne to attend the 1st “second-hand boats fair in Vendée” at the Harbour of Sables d’Olonne from March 31th to April 2nd.

On August 25th and 26th, the Agricultural Festival will take place in the Bocage. You will discover local products thanks to local farmers.

Sports events

De nombreuses compétitions sportives vont jalonner cette année 2018 en Vendée.

On débute avec les championnats de France Indoor de patinage de vitesse au Vendéspace les 3 et 4 mars. 2 jours de compétition acharnée entre les 400 meilleurs patineurs de France, pensez donc à réserver votre hôtel 3 étoiles aux Sables d’Olonne si vous ne voulez rien manquer du championnat.

Place ensuite à la Vendée Freestyle Session 2018 du 31 mars au 1er avril dans laquelle les meilleurs riders s’affronteront lors d’une session inédite.

Assistez également à la 9eme édition de la Vendée Va’a, course de pirogues polynésiennes de 128 km. 200 compétiteurs, 3 jours de compétions entrecoupés d’animations et de concert, c’est l’évènement à ne pas manquer !

A lot of sport competitions will take place this year 2018 in the Vendée region.

Let’s start with the French Indoor speed skating championships in Vendéspace on March 3rd and 4th. 2 days of fierce competition between the 400 best skaters in France. Do not forget to book your 3-star hotel in Les Sables d’Olonne if you don’t want to miss  the championship.

Then will take place the Vendée Freestyle Session 2018 from March 31st to April 1st in which the best riders will compete during an esclusive session.

You can attend the 9th edition of the Vendée Va’ a, a 128 km Polynesian canoe race. 200 competitors, 3 days of competitions interspersed with entertainment and concerts, this is the event not to be missed!