Barbâtre

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Barbâtre
TownBarbâtre
Insee code85011
Postcode85630
Latitude46.9425669
Longitude-2.1785890
AltitudeFrom 0 to 18 meters
Surface12.47 km²
Population1822 inhabitants
Density146 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelLa Guérinière at 5 km
Chief townLa Roche-sur-Yon (at 77 km, 81 min)Fromentine at 6.6 km
DepartmentVendéeL'Épine at 7.9 km
RegionPays de la LoireSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

The municipality of Barbâtre is located at the gateway to the island of Noirmoutier. Covering an area of ​​1247 hectares, 650 hectares of agricultural plain and 235 ha of forest and dunes, it is situated on the narrowest part of the island and extends between 8 km sandy beach, forest and agricultural fields. The town is both welcoming, lively, dynamic and pleasant. It has preserved its family character.

The joint has become a common Barbâtre May 21, 1858. Previously, she was part of the town of Noirmoutier.

The population is now estimated at about 1751 people out of season and can reach 20 000 people in season.

Its main assets are the richness and diversity of its natural areas, activities, tourism, trade, crafts building, fishing and water sports.

The Gois, unique site in Europe, a journey under the sea

Natural sites of great beauty: dunes, forests, a range of 8 km, flora and fauna of great richness.

Barbâtre is lively all year: bingo, exhibitions, tours, Christmas market, festivals of spring and summer.


SIGHTSEEING

Passage du Gois, submersible floor of 4.5 km.

Balis'Âges path: heritage route 15 QR code on the town.

Shellfish regulated for collecting clams (maximum 3 kg per person).

Two sailing schools in the summer - School of yachting - School of kite surfing - Archery - Tennis - Mini-golf.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Barbâtre
Leisure centresBeach of L'Océan
MonumentsWindmill of La Fosse,   Windmill of La Frandière,   Windmill of La Plaine
Natural sitesHeadland of the Fosse

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

On Saturday, the weekend of Easter egg hunt for children 3 to 10 years.

The first weekend in May, yard sales for private individuals.

The weekend of the Ascension: The Surge of Spring festival of street arts.

The third Sunday in July, garage sales reserved for individuals.

The second Friday of August, the street festival: night markets, empty garage sales, concerts.

In July and August, concerts and shows of street art (about 2 per week).

The Wednesday before Christmas: Christmas market.

Its tasting oysters and shellfish throughout the year.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The Guérinière: Museum of Art and Popular Traditions.

Noirmoutier en l'Ile: Visit the Castle of Noirmoutier: his dungeon, a museum of 900 years of history, not to mention the Vendée wars. Also visit the church and its crypt, dry harbor, pier Jacobsen. Marshes, the reserve and bird sanctuary, the cemetery boat. The Herbaudière is the largest fishing port in the island of Noirmoutier. Typical small cemetery and shipwrecked sailors, facing the sea

Visit the island of Yeu by shuttles from Fromentine.

Boat trips on old ships.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Accrobranche Explora Parc in the dune forestSports sensationsFrom 10 € to 21 €Saint-Jean-de-Monts (18.3 km)

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PHOTOS

The sea goes on the Passage du GoisThe sea goes on the Passage du Gois
 
Passage du Gois - Floor submersible indicator tidesPassage du Gois - Floor submersible indicator tides
Refuge of the topgallant to tideRefuge of the topgallant to tide
 
The Gois feasibleThe Gois feasible
The Gois, a paradise for fishermen clamThe Gois, a paradise for fishermen clam
 
nice walks in the forests pinenice walks in the forests pine
Spring in BarbâtreSpring in Barbâtre
 
Miles of beaches for your vacationMiles of beaches for your vacation
Bridge NoirmoutierBridge Noirmoutier
 
Beautiful beachesBeautiful beaches
In a corner of a rideIn a corner of a ride
 
Water GamesWater Games
ferry with its pilot connecting the island of Yeuferry with its pilot connecting the island of Yeu
 
Speedboat for the island of Yeu in Noirmoutier BridgeSpeedboat for the island of Yeu in Noirmoutier Bridge
Church of Saint-Nicolas BarbâtreChurch of Saint-Nicolas Barbâtre
 
Nave, choir and apse of the church of Saint-NicolasNave, choir and apse of the church of Saint-Nicolas
Ex-votos in the church of Saint-NicolasEx-votos in the church of Saint-Nicolas
 
In the gardens of the ChurchIn the gardens of the Church
Stained glass window of the church Saint-NicolasStained glass window of the church Saint-Nicolas
 
Old Landing the tip of the PitOld Landing the tip of the Pit
On the polder dike SevastopolOn the polder dike Sevastopol
 
Beach Boucholeurs before the stormBeach Boucholeurs before the storm
Passage du Gois at high tide ( © JE)Passage du Gois at high tide ( © JE)
 
Island Noirmoutiier (© JE)Island Noirmoutiier (© JE)
Logo of the common BarbâtreLogo of the common Barbâtre
  

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WEATHER

Wednesday 22 October
Day
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Min. 8°C - Max. 15°C
Thursday 23 October
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Min. 7°C - Max. 19°C
Friday 24 October
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Min. 17°C - Max. 23°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Grand Four  
8.9
Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
Located behind the famous medieval castle of Noirmoutier en l'Ile, Le Grand Four welcomes you in a beautiful 17th century mansion nestled on a green island. The Chef offers beautiful...
Located 8.1 km from Barbâtre51 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Anse Rouge  
9.7
Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
Located in the most beautiful part of the island 200 meters from the ocean, the charming Saint Paul and its gourmet restaurant 'L'Anse Rouge' welcomes you in a privileged and green....
Located 8.3 km from Barbâtre46 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLes Prateaux  
8.3
Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
GOURMET KITCHEN - Have you ever dreamed of a sublime gourmet French cuisine in a wooded and throw a fork from the beach? Open your eyes, you're in Noirmoutier en l'Ile. The restaurant...
Located 8.3 km from Barbâtre33 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsHébergement des eloux site protégé onf    
9.4
La Guérinière
Superb construction Vendee, on the edge of the forest Eloux (nfb) brings peace and comfort at 300 m from the sea Comfortable rooms with TV, fridge, wifi. Bathrooms, toilets. Spa procedure....
Located 6.4 km from Barbâtre60 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsAu Passage du Gois    
10
Beauvoir-sur-Mer
Welcome at Au Passage du Gois, B&B in Beauvoir-sur-Mer (Vendée coastline). A lot of sun, sea and beaches and still less than 350 km from the port of Caen. We are living the dream –...
Located 6.9 km from BarbâtreFrom 60 € to 95 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsCoté mer    
9.8
Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
Room redone in the style beachfront double shelf with TV led. Salle private water with shower and vanity, private toilet, separate exit, secure parking. Garden access. Small dog accepted...
Located 7.5 km from BarbâtreFrom 60 € to 80 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 8 personsMaison à Barbâtre, île de Noirmoutier  
9.4
Barbâtre
Furnished house tourism 2 star very comfortable Barbâtre on the island of Noirmoutier. Near the center and the beach, very quiet. 4 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms, 2 toilets, kitchen, fridge...
Located in BarbâtreFrom 440 € to 1080 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsAppartement T3 à 300 m de la plage  
9
Fromentine
Welcome in our sweet home, the flat is very comfortable, every thing is new, Vendée will offer you very exciting holidays. Come and see and you won't be disappointed : http://www.f...
Located 6.7 km from BarbâtreFrom 195 € to 595 € per week 
House for 4 personsMaison 4 pers. Fromentine la Barre de mo
La Barre-de-Monts
At the bar the doors Fromentine Mountains Islands noimoutier and eyes by bateaux300 : 500 m beaches vendée small terraced house furnished equipped comfort tv for 2/4 pers renovated,...
Located 7.1 km from BarbâtreFrom 280 € to 480 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
498 places over 12 haCamping Indigo Noirmoutier    
9.6
Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
A unique location on the island of Noirmoutier, surrounded by the forest and at the water's edge... Noirmoutier Indigo Campsite is located on the island of Noirmoutier in the Vendée...
Located 8.3 km from Barbâtre 
106 places over 2 haFlower Camping Plein Sud****  
Saint-Jean-de-Monts
Welcome... Under the sun, Nicole, Chris and their team invite you to share the serenity of their site. Here, generations are found, the spirits recognize and form a family... Read,...
Located 15.6 km from BarbâtreFrom 15 € to 25 € per day 
174 places over 3 haCamping La Davière Plage    
7.6
Saint-Jean-de-Monts
900 m from the beach with direct access path through the forest, find yourself on a sandy beach. Camping available on heated pool and wading pool, all public entertainment during the...
Located 16.3 km from BarbâtreFrom 15.25 € to 23.35 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel La Maison sur l'Eau - Hotel in BarbâtreHotel La Maison sur l'Eau     
7
Barbâtre
La Maison sur l'Eau is a waterfront property at the entrance of Noirmoutier Island, right next to the bridge. This colonial-style hotel offers an exotic garden and rooms or suites,...
Located in BarbâtreRoom from 159 €
Hotel Punta Lara - Hotel in BarbâtreHotel Punta Lara     
8
La Guérinière
This sea-side hotel is in the Pays de la Loire region, in La Gueriniere. It offers rooms with private balconies and ocean views, and is set in a pine forest. Guests can relax in the...
Located 6.6 km from BarbâtreRoom from 99 €
Les Quatre Vents - Hotel in BarbâtreLes Quatre Vents    
7.8
L'Épine
Located on Noirmoutier Island, this residence is set in a 4-hectare park, 350 metres from the beach. It features a heated swimming pool, terrace, bar, restaurant and a fitness centre...
Located 7.1 km from BarbâtreRoom from 88 €

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Résidence MMV Les Jardins de l'Amirauté
Résidence MMV Les Jardins de l'Amirauté is located in Les Sables d'Olonne, just a few steps from the marina. It features a landscaped garden and guests...
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