Ile de Noirmoutier: what you need to know
Composed of several picturesque villages, the Ile de Noirmoutier is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Vendée. It has a variety of tourist attractions in its 49 km2, and its location near Notre-Dame-de-Monts makes it the perfect place to enjoy time on your own or with your friends or family. Things to see and do on the Ile de Noirmoutier
The best activities on the Ile de Noirmoutier near Notre-Dame-de-Monts
A favorite destination of the Vendeans, the Ile de Noirmoutier is known for its beautiful scenery and mild climate. This is where the island gets its nickname, “ mimosa island”. It is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing and restful holiday, with a variety of activities available. If you love water sports and laying on the beach, you will enjoy the island’s coasts. If, on the other hand, you love hiking, you can bike or walk the many trails.
This island is a great choice for camping in the Vendée. With our pitches for tents and campers, Le Clos du Bourg campsite is an essential stop on your journey. We are located only 900 meters from the forest and sand beach. You can rent a chalet or mobile home in Notre-Dame-de-Monts to take full advantage of your holiday on the Ile de Noirmoutier.
Tourist destinations on the Ile de Noirmoutier
Once you are on the island, just take a few minutes to observe. Let the landscape take you back in time and you will see why this is one of the region’s most popular tourist destinations. As for culture, Noirmoutier is home to many museums and historical sites that you can visit during your trip. There is a medieval castle from the 9th century that is one of the best preserved in the Grand Ouest, for example. Saint-Philbert church, the medieval garden, the museum of traditions and the fish locks and traditional fishing museum are also not to be missed.