Fishing or Golf?

Written by Super User. Posted in Fishing


St Martin des Fontaines (photo above)

If Fishing is your thing, then we have a commune fishing lake within a five minute walk from our home. This is well stocked and includes trout and carp. Permits are available on request. You can fish every day except Fridays and keep up to six fish.

St Valerien

The village of St Valerian, a five minute drive, or twenty minute walk has a fishing village with two large lakes.


If you prefer to catch the likes of Pike, Perch and eels then Mervent is the place, with its lakes nestled in the forest.

Atlantic Coast 

If you prefer sea fishing, then head under an hour west in the car to La Rochelle and the Atlantic Coast.

Fishing rod hire

Let us save you the hassle of bringing your own fishing equipment by hiring ours. Rates based on a daily rate.  Telescopic rods and kit available for two people.


There are five 18-hole golf courses in the Vendee. The clubs are open to non-members and most have restaurants and bars. If you require any information regarding golf courses, we can provide further information on request.