Noirmoutier – Vendée’s sweet and quiet island

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Noirmoutier offers unique landscapes full of little harbours and picturesque, typical white houses with blue shutters. Do not miss the blossoming mimosa in wintertime – it’s the island’s mythical flower!

One day in Noirmoutier means…

Riding your bicycle across the island, indulging in water activities, visiting Bois de la Chaise and falling for the pines’ enticing scent, lazing on the beach at plage des Dames, marvelling at Aquarium Sealand and having a blast at Aquaparc Océanile.

How to get to île de Noirmoutier?

By the bridge or famous Passage du Gois, a 4 km natural, periodically flooded path unique in the whole world. Watch out for the tides’ hours if you don’t want to wet your feet or your car …

Noirmoutier – where nature rules.

The island is a fantastic environment for birds and therefore a great destination for bird watchers and nature lovers more generally speaking. Discover « Réserve de Müllembourg » and « Polder de Sébastopol » in Barbatre – it’s a protected site and natural regional reservation.

Noirmoutier’s salt marshes.

You can visit the island’s salt marshes all summer long and in early autumn. You’ll learn more about a salt manufacturer’s work and salt’s harvest. It’ll be even more picturesque if you do it from a boat… Noirmoutier is just the perfect stop to escape, only a few miles at sea from Vendée’s coastline and its famous sea resorts.

Make a stop at Ile de Noirmoutier while you’re staying in Vendée or Charente-Maritime, or book at one of our campsites near the island to discover all its different aspects and truly enjoy Vendée’s sweet and quiet island.

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