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 features

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 there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 1,131 vacation rentals near Challans. From 450 Houses to 345 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Challans for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Challans?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Challans. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Challans Notre Dame Cathedral: 1,604 vacation rentals
  • Challans Station: 1,591 vacation rentals
  • Commanderie de Coudrie: 1,525 vacation rentals
  • Salle des Noues Hippodrome: 1,589 vacation rentals
  • Maison de l'Ane: 2,001 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Challans listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Challans?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 450 Houses in Challans. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Challans include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 345 rentals available
  • Villas: 56 rentals available
  • Studios: 358 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Challans?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 372 vacation rentals with pool available in Challans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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