The island of Noirmoutier has been accessible by bridge since 1971. 583 meters long, it spans the Fromentine Narrows to link the island to the mainland. The island can also be accessed via the ” Passage du Gois ” but only at low tide.
Le Bois de la Chaize
This unique spot on the island of Noirmoutier has changed little since the last century. Forests of maritime pine, holm oak and arbutus are still home to the mimosa blossom in the dead of winter. Cosy villas blend harmoniously with the rocky nature of the coast, both luminous and rugged.
It’s an unforgettable place, as the painter Renoir used to say.
L’Epine is a great place to visit by bike. It offers visitors beautiful walks through marshes and woods. The Océanile water park is one of the island’s must-see attractions for children and parents alike…
Explore the narrow streets of Noirmoutier town center and discover the old mansions clustered around the castle, church and harbor. On the north shore of the old port, shops, markets, cafés and restaurants create a lively atmosphere.
This is the island’s fishing and pleasure port.
Barbâtre is the gateway to the island, with a succession of hamlets. The coast is protected by dikes along the Bay of Bourgneuf.
La Guérinière is located in the narrowest part of the island. It’s the capital of oyster farming.
It’s a charming little village of narrow streets lined with stone walls and hollyhocks.