Leisure activities near the hotel
Guided tours of the island (departure from Place du Château).
Miniature village at l’Epine.
Horse-drawn carriage for a guided tour of the island (departure from Place du Château).
Stroll among hundreds of butterflies at La Guérinière.
Vedettes inter-îles Vendéennes
Information from the Noirmoutier en l’Ile tourist office.
The castle museum
Place d’Armes, Noirmoutier en l’Île.
Built in the late 12th century, this listed medieval château is one of the best preserved in the Grand Ouest region. Since 1905, the keep has housed a museum. Today, visitors can learn more about local archaeological discoveries and the castle. This year’s temporary exhibition is devoted to the museum’s collections, and invites you to (re)discover them through a playful and recreational approach.
From the top of the keep, the best panoramic view of the island!
The Museum of Island Traditions
Place de l’Eglise in La Guérinière.
A visit to the Musée des Traditions de l’île de Noirmoutier (Museum of Noirmoutier Island Traditions) takes you on a journey through its nine rooms, where you’ll discover an entire universe: that of the navy, salt farming, trades, agriculture and the island lifestyle of the 19th and 20th centuries.
The Museum’s thematic displays enable visitors to discover different aspects of the life and history of this island of yesteryear.
While staying at the hotel, don’t miss the Jacobsen Museum. Listed as a Historic Monument since 2013, it’s a must-see.
This hotel, built by the Jacobsen family in 1761, has been renovated to enable visitors to discover the history of the island of Noirmoutier.
From ancient times to the present day, the island will hold no secrets for you. Discover the daily life of Noirmoutier’s inhabitants through the ages.
You’ll also learn more about our maritime heritage.
Through 10 different rooms, you can discover :
- trade and maritime exchanges with the world,
- decorative arts,
- the formation of the island thanks to the seaside phenomenon,
- drainage, coastal and population protection,
- seaside heritage
Learn more about the island of Noirmoutier at this museum. It offers a fascinating perspective on the island, and educational workshops will help you appreciate this heritage.