L'Île-d'Yeu

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownL'Île-d'Yeu
Insee code85113
Postcode85350
Latitude46.7050370
Longitude-2.3406700
AltitudeFrom 0 to 32 meters
Surface23.32 km²
Population4712 inhabitants
Density202 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelNotre-Dame-de-Monts at 21 km
Chief townLa Roche-sur-Yon (at 95 km, 136 min)Saint-Jean-de-Monts at 23 km
DepartmentVendéeFromentine at 26 km
RegionPays de la LoireSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Completely insularisée around 5000 BC, the island of Yeu is located 17 km off the coast of Vendée. The island focuses on its 23 km ² of land area a wide variety of landscapes: beaches and coastal dunes fixed by softwood; wild coastline with cliffs enclosing lofty, sandy coves, moors the short grass where the quiver armeria; sunken roads criss-crossing the valleys and skirting the cliffs to the grove where multiple plots are nested in the shelter of the foliage of willows and plum trees, low houses with tiled roofs and shutters of color.


SIGHTSEEING

Visit to the island: hiking and biking, carriage rides, bus tours ...

Natural sites: the port of the wheel, the rugged coastline south of the island, the dunes to the east coast ...

The tour sites: the Old Castle, the Great Lighthouse.

Guided by the theme service heritage: the village of Millstone and oral tradition, Saint-Sauveur former capital of the island, visiting prehistoric discovery of foreshore, Port Joinville harbor fishing, exploring the coast Noroît .. .

Water sports: swimming, sailing, diving, kayaking, fishing ...

Relaxation: cinema, mini golf, arts and crafts ...

Detailed information
TransportAerodrome of Île d'Yeu - Grand Phare
Information pointsTourist Office of L'Île-d'Yeu
Leisure centresBeach of Ker Châlon,   Beach of La Gournaise,   Beach of La Grande Conche,   Beach of La Pulante,   Beach of the Anse des Fontaines,   Beach of the Anse des Soux,   Beach of the Ovaires,   Beach of the Sabias,   Beach of the Sables Rouis,   Beach of the Sapins,   Beach of the Vieilles
MonumentsCastle Vieux-Château,   Lighthouse of L'Île d'Yeu,   Lighthouse of La Pointe des Corbeaux
Natural sitesHeadland Gautier,   Headland of the Baleines,   Headland of the Châtelet,   Headland of the Corbeaux,   Headland of the Pulante,   Headland of the Tranche,   Island of Yeu

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Festival Maid Marmaille: in February.

Music Festival "At the end of every platform.

Flower Festival: at Pentecost every 2 years.

Millstone Fest: July.

Beach volleyball tournament: one in July and 1 August.

Limpets Festival: October.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Accrobranche Explora Parc in the dune forestSports sensationsFrom 10 € to 20 €Saint-Jean-de-Monts (22 km)

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PHOTOS

Wild Coast (South Island)Wild Coast (South Island)
 
range Ker Chalon - Ile d'Yeurange Ker Chalon - Ile d'Yeu

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WEATHER

Wednesday 23 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 13°C
Thursday 24 April
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Min. 9°C - Max. 15°C
Friday 25 April
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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 1 bedroomChez Martine et Régis    
9.5
Saint-Jean-de-Monts
Régis and Martine will be glad to welcome you to 400 meters from the seafront, the wide range of ladies in a large guest room 20 m² (Theme seaside) for calm in a separate building with...
Located 23 km from L'Île-d'Yeu65 € the double room 
House with 2 bedrooms73 route de la pibole    
10
Saint-Jean-de-Monts
Private rented bed and breakfast in St Jean de Monts. Price 62 € including breakfast for 2 persons, extra 30 € for children's room including breakfast. Maximum 4 people. This location...
Located 26 km from L'Île-d'YeuFrom 32 € to 62 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 4 personsL'Océan  
9.3
  SPECIAL OFFER
Notre-Dame-de-Monts
Apartment labeled tourist office (3 stars) in 100 meters from the sea, 100 meters from the forest and 400 meters from the town center. We can rent two bikes all paths The apartment...
Located 21 km from L'Île-d'YeuFrom 350 € to 490 € per week 
Apartment for 7 personsCoralines  
9.2
Notre-Dame-de-Monts
I use to rent a holiday apartment by the sea, perfect for 4 people but with the capacity to accommodate 7 people, including 3 with separate entrance. Its location is ideal in the seaside...
Located 21 km from L'Île-d'YeuFrom 230 € to 490 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsCoté mer au gré des marées  
10
  SPECIAL OFFER
Saint-Jean-de-Monts
On the 1st floor of a quiet building with 2 floors facing the sea, and some steps of the beach, we welcome you to this comfortable studio situated. You will stay at the rate of tides...
Located 22 km from L'Île-d'YeuFrom 260 € to 490 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
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 21 km from L'Île-d'YeuFrom 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 21 km from L'Île-d'YeuFrom 14.80 € to 22 € per day 
119 places over 2 haCamping La Prairie ****     SPECIAL OFFER
Saint-Jean-de-Monts
We welcome you to Camping La Prairie **** in St Jean de Monts for a great family holiday. Come and enjoy the sandy beach 800 m by the paths where sunbathing and fariente await you for...
Located 22 km from L'Île-d'YeuFrom 16.50 € to 27 € per day 

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HOTELS

Résidence du Yacht Club - Hotel in L'Île-d'YeuRésidence du Yacht Club    
6.5
L'Île-d'Yeu
Located on the L'île d'Yeu, a 5-minute walk from the beach with water sports, this residence has a sauna, a hot tub and a restaurant with views of the Atlantic Ocean. Each room at the...
Located in L'Île-d'YeuRoom from 62 €
Village Oceane - Hotel in L'Île-d'YeuVillage Oceane    
5.7
L'Île-d'Yeu
Located in the Port Joinville area of the Ile d’Yeu Island, just a 5-minute walk from the beach, this residence offers an on-site restaurant and bar. Guest rooms at Village Oceane are...
Located in L'Île-d'YeuRoom from 61 €
Résid'Azur - Hotel in L'Île-d'YeuRésid'Azur     
8.4
Saint-Jean-de-Monts
Located just 400 metres from the sandy beach in Saint-Jean-de-Monts, this residence offers self-catering apartments and studios and a heated swimming pool with a sun terrace. Each modern...
Located 20 km from L'Île-d'YeuRoom from 48 €

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Résidence Spa Atlantic Golf
Just 300 metres from Atlantic beaches, this residence has an outdoor, salt-water swimming pool with views of Saint-Jean de Monts Golf Course. Guests receive...
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