La chevauchée des dunes

Opening hours

Closed

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 02:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 02:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Thursday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 02:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 02:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 02:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Sunday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 02:30 pm - 05:30 pm

Opens at 10:00 am

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Location : In the countryside

Province : North Coast & Breton Marshes

Services

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  • Open all year round
  • Parking
  • open 7/7
  • English
    • HORSE AND PONY RIDES, IN THE FOREST OR ON THE BEACH

      The equestrian center "la chevauchée des dunes" is open every summer since 1999, for the pleasure of those who want to enjoy the sunny climate of the Vendée, its beaches, its forests, its marshes... and satisfy their passion for horses !
      Whatever your riding experience, come and discover horse or pony riding in an exceptional setting.
      We offer galloping in the foam for the older ones or mini pony courses for children for a day or a week.
      Our qualified team will be happy to introduce you to these nice activities, to share with family or friends.
      Whether you are camping in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, renting in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, or living year round in Challans, don't hesitate to come and discover our equestrian activities.

      HORSEBACK RIDING

      Are you looking for an outdoor activity for your children during your vacations in the Vendée? You wish to spend a moment in contact with nature in Saint-Jean-de-Monts? You like horses and dream of riding in the middle of nature, galloping on the beach, riding by the sea? Discover our formulas:

      • 1 hour discovery ride on horseback
      Ride in the forest and the dune, in a group of levels, beginners and novices accepted, accompanied by a qualified person.
      On reservation. From 8 years old.

      • 2h ride for experienced riders
      On the beach and in the forest, walking in the water and for long gallops.
      On reservation. From 12 years old.

      • Horseback riding with overnight stay for 2 half days
      Ride on the beach, in the forest and the marsh. Swimming in the sea if the weather permits.
      On reservation, according to the number of participants. From 14 years old.

      • Shetland rides / Pony rides
      In hand held by the parents 1/2h or 1h at your convenience, walk on a quiet course, at your own pace, in the pine forest.
      From 2 and a half years old. Every day, without reservation.
       

      RATES

      • Horseback riding 1h : 27 €.
      • Horseback riding 2h : 47€ / 1h : 19
      • Pony ride 1/2h : 12€ / 1h : 19€

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Traveller Reviews La chevauchée des dunes

4.3 sur 5 353 reviews

  • Graham Forbes

    4 sur 5 Reviews posted by Graham Forbes on 29/08/2022

    My two daughters and a friend had a lovely time in this beautiful setting. Audrey was particularly helplful to my 7 year old daughter on her poby trip aboard Olga.

  • Dave C

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Dave C on 12/07/2016

    Superb walk with 'Espoir' the pony. Great trek for daughter in the forest & owners trust parents to lead the pony alone (not that I was terrified or anything!). Went for the hour option which was enough time, the pony was very calm & well behaved, despite being the biggest too. Would recommend A+++++

  • RoboZiggy

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by RoboZiggy on 05/08/2019

    Outstanding day out for the whole family plenty for the children to do or horse riding face painting candy floss which are all free with admission for children with paying adults superb Venus and a bit of betting for the adults with a couple of beers.

Traveller Reviews La chevauchée des dunes

4.0 sur 5 53 reviews

  • "Kids loved it"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by langer77 (London, UK) on 14/08/2020

    Lovely ride through the forest near Les Mouetts. You get your pony or horse and they let you lead your child through the forest for 30 minutes. Works perfectly. Our horses knew when to stop and...

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  • "Sand dune forest ride"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by newsheep (Birmingham) on 29/07/2018

    A lovely ride through forested dunes - once you cross the road at the beginning it's all off road. We phoned Laurent in advance, which was a good idea, he gave us advice about what would be most...

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  • "Great! 2 young kids had the best time!"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by taylorjones0728 (Bedfordshire) on 22/07/2018

    This was great, two young kids with no experience, could choose between half an hour or an hour, and parents were given the pony on a lead and could wander around the forest on our own, we had a...

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La chevauchée des dunes

Address

27 avenue des Épines
85160 Saint-Jean-de-Monts

GPS coordinates

46° 45'42.84"N, 2° 0'39.87"W

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