Noirmoutier-en-l'Île, the ideal destination for your camping holiday
Occupying the northern half of the island, let Noirmoutier-en-l’Île quietly reveal its many facets as you take time out to explore. From the bustling squares of the town centre to the L’Herbaudière port, via the picturesque alleyways of the village of Le Vieil, each trip is an opportunity to discover a new side to the amazing island of Noirmoutier!
But one thing is certain, you couldn’t be better placed to enjoy an unforgettable stay in the Vendée sunshine, whether it’s a getaway for two or you’ve come with all your favourite campers. So, in between a couple of bike rides, kick back and relax as you savour bathing in the heated swimming pools of the water park, practice your service on the tennis courts or organise a grand pétanque tournament on one of the campsite’s boules courts. In a tent, lodge or cottage, you’ll be able to enjoy the most sublime views over the Atlantic Ocean!
Visit Noirmoutier-en-l'Île with the family
Ready to experience an exceptional day with all your favourite li’l campers? Follow the guide! As you arrive in the town centre at Noirmoutier-en-l’Île, it will be hard to resist the urge to conquer the towers of its medieval castle, virtually untouched since the 12th century. A themed exhibition, specially designed for the children, is waiting to transform your visit into an epic adventure, with plenty of fun for all! And, the icing on the cake, you’ll be able to appreciate the best view of the island from the top of the keep.
In the distance, you can just make out the beaches of La Madeleine, Le Vieil and Les Dames edged by the Bois de la Chaise and the deep green of its holm oaks. Then, boots and nets at the ready, it’s time to set off to gather shellfish for lunch!
Visit Noirmoutier-en-l'Île as a couple
Where better for a leisurely walk hand-in-hand? Come and discover your own little corner of paradise, there are so many to choose from in Noirmoutier. And the island’s capital is no exception! In front of the castle, take a gentle stroll along the Jacobsen Jetty to discover its exceptional view point over the 40ha of the Müllembourg marshes, a protected nature reserve. Then prepare to be enchanted by the Bois de la Chaise. Bordering the east coast of the island, the essences of its oaks mix with the heady scent of the pines and mimosas, a total delight for the senses!
Finally, make your way to the picturesque village of Le Vieil to the north of the island where hollyhocks add their vibrant colour to that of the shutters, contrasting with the immaculate white of the houses. How could anyone resist the charm of a holiday on Noirmoutier?
Camping Noirmoutier-en-l'Île: our handy tips for a successful stay
Jump aboard a hippobus with the family, a fun way to visit the Noirmoutier salt pans!
Settle yourself comfortably by one of the pretty creeks at the edge of the Bois de la Chaise, and admire the panorama over the Bay of Bourgneuf!
Noirmoutier is a paradise for watersports, make the most of it to have a go at sailing, kitesurfing or SUP!
Treat yourself to a freshly-fished sole in the port of L’Herbaudière, one of the most important marinas in the Vendée!