If you want to organise car hire in Challans, visit our local branch to see how we can help. As part of the beautiful Vendeé département in Western France, Challans is well placed to help you discover the best of the Pays de la Loire region. Hiring a car in Challans puts the Summertime beach haven of Noirmoutier island just 38 kilometres or 5 minutes away, and the capital of the region, Nantes, is only 58.5 kilometres or 53 minutes away, so you can combine exploration of the culture and hubbub of the city with the relaxed, holiday vibes of the beach.