Destination guide

Travel to historic Challans

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Challans. This welcoming city allures visitors with its gardens and restaurants. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Challans

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Challans a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maison de l'Ane (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Explora Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Thalasso Thermes Marins (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Challans

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Challans. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Parc du Cornoir (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Noirmoutier Island (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)

How to get to and around Challans

The nearest airport is in Nantes (NTE-Nantes - Atlantique), located 25.3 mi (40.7 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Challans Station.

Where to stay around Challans?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,364 holiday lettings near Challans. From 475 Houses to 64 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Challans is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Challans?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 475 Houses in Challans. Our other popular types of Challans holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 64 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 65 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 528 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Challans?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 500 holiday homes with pool available in Challans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.