Located 6 miles from the Atlantic ocean, Challans is the second largest town in the county.
Markets : Tuesday, Friday and Saturday morning.
Not to be missed:
– Yesteryear Challans – Thursdays 19 and 26 July and 9 and 16 August.
A day in 1910 organised by 1700 voluntary workers.
– Show jumping– International jumping competitions in July
– La Foire des Minées – industrial and commercial exhibition in September
To taste :
Challans is also well known for breeding poultry, notably ducks and chicken.