Situated just a few minutes from the Vendée coast and in the heart of the Marais Breton Vendéen, the town of Challans combines a gentle way of life with economic dynamism.
A true commercial city
Challans has almost 214 shops to liven up the heart of the town, including 131 independent boutiques offering original products: fashion, accessories, homeware, decoration, beauty, well-being, leisure... There's a wide choice to choose from!
The quality of the welcome and the pedestrianised streets allow visitors to stroll in peace and quiet in a simple, warm atmosphere. Small passageways allow you to discover unique spaces such as the Passage Gambetta and the Passage Carnot, revealing shops offering unique and local products.
The Challans market is one of the biggest in the region and a must-see!
Discover the local heritage
Set off from the Tourist Office to discover Challans. Stroll along the streets and alleys, passing through the most emblematic places... Open your eyes and you're sure to be charmed by the treasures of this market town!