Take off for an ocean island...
Noirmoutier is perfect to enjoy the sea and the various water activities: traditional sailing, kite surfing, sailing school or shellfish picking— there are lots to choose from...
From the Herbaudière Port, you can embark on La Bulle d'Her to learn to scuba dive.
Take the south bank of Noirmoutier Port to La Chaloupe to indulge in a passion for old sailing ships with the volunteers. On the north bank, visit Le Martroger, the island's amabassador ship and last navigation buoy boat of the Atlantic coast supported by the 'Amis du Matroger' association.
Ready to take off? Try a walk on the O'Abandonado or the Black Pearl from Noirmoutier.
Recharge your batteries on a slow-paced island.
Enjoy the serenity of the Noirmoutier Island.
With warm weather and a temperate climate all year long (exceptionally bright during winter), Noirmoutier island is the perfect location for a relaxing vacation or a quick getaway.
Leave the urban noise and bustle behind and recharge your batteries on the peaceful island of Noirmoutier.
Visit one of the island's hotel spas for a treatment or massage: Hôtel Saint-Paul, Ancre Marine, Les Dunes, Le Bord à Bord or La Maison sur l'Eau.
For relaxation or care, La Maison du Bien-être in Noirmoutier Island is a beauty salon in the city centre that offers several face and body treatments.
Awaken your tastebuds on an idyllic island!
Taste the flavours of Noirmoutier Island for a gourmet experience, between land and sea.
The seafood directly from the fish market in Herbaudière has many tasty types of fish and is offered in the market and restaurants.
To try the island's oysters, head to the Bonhomme oyster-farming port in La Guérnière, where you can try them fresh from the farmers. La Godaille, La Perle oyster bar or L'Océane offer tasting combos with a glass of wine...consume in moderation!
Is there anything better than tasting a pinch of 'fleur de sel'? You absolutely must try it from one of the many salt selllers of the island.
For an exceptional culinary experience, visit La Marine restaurant on the Herbaudière port, which received 1 star from the Michelin Guide.
Escape to a natural island!
Enjoy the natural preserved areas of Noirmoutier. More than 80 km of bicycle paths and 7 footpaths allow you to discover the various landscapes of the island.
After exploring the rocks of Bois de la Chaise in Noirmoutier, you will enter a world of birds living in the nature reserve of Müllembourg, along the Jacobsen dam.
Drive up to Barbâtre and take the lane that snakes through the pine forest before finding the Polder de Sébastopol. Beginning in April, the protection league for birds offers birdwatching. More information is available at the Office of Tourism.
There are several bicycle renters on the island: in Noirmoutier, Charrier Cycles is open all year long and Vel'Hop rents pedal bikes.
You can also take a carriage ride (sleigh, cart...) with the Hippobus to cross the salt marshes to the rhythm of Hervés horses.
Spend time with your family on an island made for gatherings
Noirmoutier Island is the ideal vacation spot for families...
Noirmoutier Island has recently received the 'Famille Plus' seal of approval, which rewards places for welcoming families with suitable activities, special rates, easy access to services and more.
You will not run out of ideas to entertain both adults and children. For example, the sailing school in Fort Saint-Pierre welcomes children over 4 to its 'Jardin des Mers'.
The castle of Noirmoutier organizes guided tours for all ages, and the Trait d'Union library near the castle offers workshops for children and a reading spot that is hard to leave!
Finally, the Mickey club in Sableaux is a must-see for children!
Experience everything on an island full of life!
Noirmoutier Island has everything for sport fans and extreme sport lovers. With the exceptional body of water in the Bourgneuf Bay, there is lots to do: catamaran, kayak, windsurfing, small boat sailing and diving. The large beaches on the western side of the island are perfect for land surfing and kite surfing!
Tired of salt water? Head to Océanile, one of the biggest water parks in the region where you can dive in the wave pool or try out the new water slides!
Still not tired? Enjoy a game of laser tag or bowling before ending your day in one of the island's night clubs.