Vendée: 250 km of coast among which 140 of the beaches, the Ile de Noirmoutier, the Ile d'Yeu.
Inside lands, a rural tourism developed. Is himer of Vendée is not outdone thanks to the Big Park of Puy du Fou.
Oysters Vendée-Atlantic Ocean, the farmed mussels of Aiguillon-sur-Mer, the sardines of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie or still shrimps, anchovy, bar, sole, mackerel, etc. Some simmered dishes are typical of the region as the stew of Margates (squid of cuttlefishes).
For main course, a typical dish, the "ham-traditional white bean": haricot beans to be savoured with a slice of ham of Vendée, seized in the frying pan; the duck breast of Challans, served with the bonnottes of Noirmoutier, a variety of potatoes; the black chicken and the capon of Challans are both considered as their fine flesh. Wines: of Vix, the country of Brem, Mareuil and Pissotte. We can also quote the vendean brioche.