Saint Gervais, Vendee, is located in the Western Loire region of France, right on France’s western coast. This area of France is popular with tourists, for being the home of Le Mans racing and for the beautiful beaches and salt marshes. Saint Gervais is a small town, but has wonderful beaches and is close to many sights in other parts of Vendee. Most of the hotels in Saint Gervais are right by the water, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful western coast.
In nearby Puy du Fou, you’ll find lots of history and culture to explore. Visit the Puy du Fou Grand Parc, where you can do everything from experience a chariot race in the Gallo Roman Stadium to soaring with the eagles in the falconry show. If you visit during the summer, you can watch more than 800 actors and horsemen stage a reenactment of the Wars of Vendee that took place in 1793. You’ll also want to visit the Chateau of the Puy du Fou, which is complete with period villages that have been created around it.