On holiday with your dog to La Garangeoire in Vendee

Going on holiday with your dog means :

You’ll see that combining pets and holidays isn’t impossible…

Castel Camping La Garangeoire achieved its Dogs in Hospitality certification in 2023 and has become a DogFriendly Member!

We are committed to providing the best welcome for your 4-legged companion. What do we offer for the well-being of your animal and for a successful holiday near the Atlantic coast ? Discover all of our services below. 

You will see that combine animals and holiday is quite possible… 

Tips for your stay à La Garangeoire campsite with your pet:

Before leaving:

Do not forget to declare your pet at the time of booking, please note that your animals are accepted in almost all of our accommodation and they, like you can enjoy the public areas such as the restaurant and the bar.
For the pitch bookings, remember to tell us your sites preferences such as a shaded pitch to avoid heatstroke. Do not forget your pet’s favorite accessories, leach, collar, bowl and games, for a “sweet home” feeling.

During your stay in Vendee :

On arrival, please present yourself at reception. we ask that your dogs and cats be tattooedvaccinatedkept on a leash and that you have in your possession all the documents necessary for its identification.
The rabies vaccination certificate must be submitted before any check-in.

For UK Citizens, make sure your pet is accompanied by a health certificate issued by an official veterinarian in the UK.
During the check-in, do not hesitate to ask us a refreshment for your animal following the journey which may seem a bit long for him.
After receiving your welcome kit with treats and surprises, your holiday can begin with serenity !

Good to know:

Accessible beaches

Your animals can come with you for your beaches outings, here are some areas that allow dogs kept on a leash, only swimming is not allowed.


La plage du Petit Pont, is situated between Brétignolles and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, totally wild, its size make it easy to find a parking space even in high season. Unattended swimming area.
Les Criques de la Sauzaie, 
the sandy coves are accessible only at low tide.


Plage des Granges, located 1 km south of Brem sur Mer, south of the DUNES 2 beach. Unattended swimming area.


La plage de Sauveterre. Unattended swimming area.


With 10 km of fine sand and 3 km of rocky shores, Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez beaches allow dogs kept on a leash, out of season at any time outside the supervised swimming area.
Between June and September, dogs are allowed before 9:00 am and after 7:00 pm. 

Leisure activities

Within the campsite, many foot paths will delight your pets, around 200 hectares of unspoiled nature and 4 private ponds : perfect for a dog-walk.

When the heat is high, go for the forest paths, near a pond : it is cooler.

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Tips for successful dog-walking :

Bring water, leash, collar, treats and toys, handy poop bags and comfortable clothing.

During the season, a guide/instructor will offer group dog-walks, as well as entertainment for you and your pets (subject to availability).

Do not hesitate to refer to reception team, they will be delighted to advice you on the campsite paths but also on the best walks to do around La Garangeoire, especially near to the Jaunay lake.

The most!

For those who need to wash their dog after walks, a dog-shower is available in one of the 4 sanitary blocks. The campsite also has a canipark (closed area with dog bar and games).

Daily board for pets

Would you like to enjoy a day to visit Le Puy du fou© or to surf ? We have what you need ! Here are good places to leave for the day your furry friend in confidence with qualified staff.

PENSIONNEMENT COEX Pets boarding in Coëx; 8 min drive from the campsite.

HOTEL 4 PATTES dog boarding in Brétignolles-sur-Mer; 15 min drive from the campsite.

Veterinarians nearby

Do you have a question, or need a professional?

Do not hesitate to request in advance the reception team for booking appointments with external services. 


Together let’s be pets friendly !

We thank you during your stay to please keep a respectful behavior to our environment and your neighbors as well as to inside and outside of our infrastructures.

To avoid any unpleasant surprises (scratches, hairs, potential deterioration) and for your comfort and that of your 4-legged companion, we provide sheets and blankets at reception on request so that everyone can enjoy their holiday in complete serenity.

  • Veterinary clinic VETAVI in Coëx; 9 min drive from the campsite.
  • Veterinary clinic VET’ACHARDS office in La Mothe-Achard; 12 min drive from campsite.

The whole team wishes you a very good stay with your loved ones and pets !

Welcome to Camping La Garangeoire! 👋