Things to see and do - Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
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Noirmoutier-en-l'Île Travel guide
Noirmoutier-en-l'Île : Michelin's recommendations
This white capital of the Ile is spread out parallel to a port-canal from where the sea retreats to low marshland. Its Grande-Rue is 1km long and ends at Place d'Armes overlooking the port. Castle, abbey, historical event (execution of the defeated hero of Cholet, Vendée General d'Elbée)... and kilometres of promenades among the pine trees, holm oak and mimosas that serve as a good introduction to life in this part of the world.
Tourist attractions Noirmoutier-en-l'Île : Things to see and do
Bois de la Chaize
With its sea pines, holm oak and mimosas, this oceanfront woods feels like a piece of the Côte d'Azur that landed on the Atlantic coast.
prom. des Souzeaux
This shaded promenade leaves from the Plage des Dames and runs along the ocean among wooded creeks. After the Phares des Dames lighthouse, pine trees are mixed with oaks. The cliffs tower over the sealine dotted with reefs. There are lovely views ove..
The austere and bare 15C wall of this castle forms a rectangle that is interrupted by two corner towers. The wall-walk around it provides pleasant views of the town, the saltmarshes and the ocean. A square 11C keep houses a museum containing a wonder..
10 A Rue Du Grand Four F - 85330 Noirmoutier-en-l'lle
Situated on Noirmoutier Island in the Vendée region, Hotel Esperanza is just 200 metres from an 11th-century castle. The hotel features a terrace in the 1000m² landscaped garden. Guest rooms at Hotel Esperanza are individually decorated and are equi..
38 Avenue de la Victoire F - 85330 Noirmoutier-en-l'lle
Located in Noirmoutier-en-l'ile, Hôtel La Villa en L'île is just a 10-minute walk from Plage des Dames Beach and 800 metres from Noirmoutier Castle. It offers a seasonal, outdoor swimming pool and a sauna, available with an extra cost. All of the ro..
32 Avenue Joseph Pineau F - 85330 Noirmoutier-en-l'lle
The Autre Mer is located in Noirmoutier-en-île, 2 km from the beaches at Le Sableau. It offers free private parking, free Wi-Fi access, and each guest room has a private bathroom and TV. The hotel offers a breakfast that can be served in the comfort..
7 rue des Douves F - 85330 Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
Originally from the Lyon region, Véronique and Gilles have taken over this pretty building located just at the foot of the Château de Noirmoutier. The atmosphere calls to mind a bouchon Lyonnais with its wooden floorboards and salvaged tables and c..
route de l'Epine F - 85330 Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
This maison basse is typical of the island. It has a pleasant rustic interior and conservatory overlooking the Arceau channel. The dishes feature local fish. Good, fresh and tasty artisanal cuisine.
5 r. Marie-Lemonnier F - 85330 Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
This marine inspired restaurant - the annexe of the gourmet restaurant La Marine - serves good fish and seafood. The chef's sense of flavour and precision stand out in his unpretentious bistro dishes. An enjoyable meal!
1 rue de la Cure F - 85330 Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
This lovely townhouse covered with Virginia creeper is an intimate, opulent looking setting. It is quite simply ideal for savouring the pleasant, contemporary dishes, which are always fresh and feature lots of seafood.
3 r. Marie-Lemonnier F - 85330 Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
Don't judge a book by its cover! Behind the understated façade of this restaurant, you will find an interior that is quirky and contemporary... just like the food. Here, the talented and creative chef puts together dishes that are subtle, accomplishe..
10 rue des Saulnier F - 85330 Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
A restaurant that is synonymous with the sea. It serves simple but well-made cuisine that gives pride of place to fish and seafood.
15 avenue du Maréchal-Foch F - 85330 Noirmoutier-en-l'Île