The island of Noirmoutier, the ideal holiday destination!
This summer it’s decided, it’s time to weigh anchor and head off for the Vendée! Simply cross the Passage du Gois to find yourself in a little corner of paradise, a magical place to be visited at least once in a lifetime! The island of Noirmoutier, a concentration of nature for a holiday heady with the scent of pine trees, mimosas and sea air.
So come and stay right next to the Atlantic Ocean and the maritime pines at your campsite in Noirmoutier! Adventurers of every age will love nothing better than a quirky night in a tepee or trapper tent, whilst those who prefer a holiday with every possible comfort can opt for a well-equipped cottage with spa or private terrace. Let bathing, outdoor leisure and free entertainment add their rhythm to your sunny days on the island of Noirmoutier!
Visit the island of Noirmoutier with the family
In the kingdom of the bike, the family is queen! With 83km of cycle tracks and virtually no hills, the island of Noirmoutier is ideal for pedalling with the family, soaking up the beauty of the region and seeking out its secret corners.
From the pine forest at Barbâtre, head off on a tour of the island, free to stop wherever you fancy: the port of La Guérinière or that of L’Herbaudière, a visit to the Noirmoutier-en-l’Île castle to brush up on your history... And, as ever, all’s well that ends with an ice cream, on one of Noirmoutier’s long beaches of soft fine sand. Which one will the kids prefer? The Les Sableaux beach for its ribbon of golden sand. And you’ll be safe in the knowledge that bathing is lifeguarded in summer!
Visit the island of Noirmoutier as a couple
Intimate and unspoilt, the island of Noirmoutier is ideal for a romantic getaway together! This gorgeous beauty spot in the Vendée is certain to meet your desire to escape from the everyday in a thousand different ways. Dreaming of an active holiday? Head deep into the Barbâtre forest for a hike cut off from the rest of the world, stroll along the edge of the sublime Bois de la Chaise on the shores of the ocean or wander the narrow streets of Noirmoutier-en-l’Île to breathe the scent of the hollyhocks!
Or dreaming of spreading your toes for a lazy moment doing absolutely nothing? With some 25 beaches and creeks, you’re certain to find your own personal heaven to soak up the sun at the water’s edge!
Camping Island of Noirmoutier: our handy tips for a successful stay
After a visit to the Noirmoutier castle-museum, climb to the top and enjoy the most gorgeous view over the island!
Ready for a unique trip through the salt marshes? Hop aboard the Hippobus with the family!
Whatever you do, don’t leave without having tasted the “bonnottes”, the famous early potatoes grown on Noirmoutier!
Play at being naturalists at the Sébastopol Polder, a listed nature reserve and veritable kingdom of the birds!