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Gite in Le Langon, 35 Min From La Rochelle Airport and Vendee Beaches



Updated: 12-Oct-2016
Farmhouse in Le Langon, Vendee - Peaceful Newly Renovated old cottage, Ideal For Families With Children

A holiday gite offering an idyllic location for family vacations, especially well suited for families with young children. The large garden is fully enclosed and has many play possibilities (sand pit, seesaw, slide, bicycles). La touche is located outside of a small village that has all necessary amenities. The area offers endless entertainment possibilities, including activity and adventure parks, mile-long sandy beaches, nature reserve, and beautiful cities such as La Rochelle and Nantes.

  • Sleeps 13
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I was born in the Vendee and grew up in the village of Le Langon.

Although I have lived for many years in different countries, I have always felt deeply attached to my roots. As such, I am always delighted to share the Vendee with people who have an interest in this truly beautiful part of France.

There is so much to discover and do from this Gite which is situated in complete tranquility.

I really enjoy walking on the beaches near La Tranche and my children, just like myself as a child, love to spend time playing by the sea.

I can help with ideas and suggestions to make your holiday unforgettable.

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Speaks English, French, German, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

"... we love the house. It was great to finally arrive and find we were going to spend our holiday in home rather than a holiday let... it was like our mother's house - similar layout and a house that has an intrinsically welcoming feeling to it."

"We had a lovely week (just wish it could have been longer!)

Your house was very much enjoyed and will be first on the list if we return to the area."
May 2011
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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

We were a family party of 8, aged from 6 to 85. The property was outstandingly well-equipped and set in a beautiful area. Everything about our stay was outstanding, and we cannot compliment the house enough. For a family looking for a wonderfully-relaxed holiday, with much to do in the surrounding area, Gite la Touche is the place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic family holiday

  • 4 of 5

We have just returned from a fantastic family holiday for 2 weeks at the Gite. Our children absolutely loved it, and it is a good gite for families with children - with plenty of useful equipment including a cot, travel cot, changing table, pushchair, highchair, lots of children's books, washing machine, tumble dryer, toys and a bath and baby bath. The contained and safe garden (with slide, swings and hammock) and the lovely weather meant that our children were out of bed and straight outside on most days.

We enjoyed many meals on the patio in the sunshine, and there are lots of books (and toys) inside for rainy days too. The owner sent us lots of useful information before our arrival, and the housekeeper lives locally and was friendly and very helpful.

We had not been to the Vendee before but will be back again - the beaches are beautiful (miles and miles of sand) and there is lots to do inland as well - including zoos, castles and a local outdoor swimming pool.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Puy du Fou

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : La Rochelle at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Le Langon at 15 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Saint Malo at 300 Kilometres Nearest Golf : La Rochelle at 40 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lucon at 18 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Fontenay Le Comte Ouest at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Fontenay Le Comte at 12 Kilometres Nearest Beach : L'Aiguillon at 40 Kilometres


The Vendée has over 150 kilometers of sandy beaches. You can rent equipment or take courses: surf, windsurf, kite surf, body-boards, boats, jetskis, etc.


La Rochelle airport 35 minutes.

Nantes airport 1 hour.

Poitiers airport 1 hour 15 minutes.

Saint Malo ferry 3 hours.


La Touche is 1 mile away from the village (bakery, small shop, café, post office, chemist, tennis court, night club)

Fontenay Le Comte is 15 minutes drive and Luçon 20 min. Both town have a wide range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants, as well as weekly market every Wednesday and Saturday morning.

Further Details:

Set in rural idyllic countryside, La Touche is on the edge of the Poitevin Marsh area, the Green Venice, where you can enjoy the beauty of the scenery walking or bicycling. Boats and canoes can also be hired. The area is rich in history, that you can discover through its several old villages, roman churches and abbeys.

La Rochelle's main feature is the "Vieux Port" ("Old Harbour"), which is at the heart of the city, picturesque and lined with seafood restaurants. The city walls are open to an evening promenade. The old town has been well-preserved. From the harbour, boating trips can be taken to the Île d'Aix and Fort Boyard.

Nearby is the beautiful island "Île de Ré" which boasts picturesque unspoiled traditional fishing villages and again miles of sandy beaches.

Activity Parks:

Le Puy du Fou, one of Europe's largest theme parks, 45 min.

Indian Forest, an adventure forest park, 50 min

Le Parc de Pierre Brune, a play park, 30 min.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 7
2 Oct 2016 - 28 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 8
29 Apr 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 9
8 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 3
1 Oct 2017 - 28 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Book a second week and get a 10 % discount on total

Booking Notes:
25% Deposit required at the time of booking with the balance payable 1 month prior to arrival.
A returnable security deposit of £ 150 will be requested with the full payment.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday from July to August. Flexible the rest of the year.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in Pounds
Linen, towels, cleaning and utilities are all included in the price.

25 % deposit when booking
Full payment required 1 month prior arrival
Security deposit due with the full payment

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Updated: 12-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 180 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bath (no shower)
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 with bath/shower, sink, WC, and heated towel rail. Baby bath tub, potty, baby changing facilities. Bathroom 2 with shower, WC, sink


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot, Ground floor
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 3 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 11 (5 Bedrooms + 2 Infants) Notes on bedrooms: 5 well appointed bedrooms. 1 x double bedroom on ground floor. 3 x double bedrooms. 1 x 3 single beds bedroom.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Located on a quiet cul de sac, safe and suitable for children to run and bicycle friendly. Outside: The house is south facing. There is a patio, with an outside table and a barbecue.The large garden is fully enclosed and has many play possibilities (sand pit, seesaw, slide, bicycles). Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen, bathroom towels and tea towels included. We also provide high chairs, cot and pushchair if needed. Please ask in advance. Other: A large dining room with open fire place and lounge area.

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