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Sainte-Lucie Island

Hikes & walks in Port-la-Nouvelle

Sainte-Lucie Island - Hikes & walks in Port-la-Nouvelle

Depart from Port-la-Nouvelle and follow the Robine Canal. Access Sainte-Lucie Island via the lock of the same name. A short circuit and a long circuit will offer you the opportunity to enjoy the view, the fauna and the flora of this protected and privileged site.

Description sheet

Departure municipalityPort-la-Nouvelle
Outing typeHike
Recommended periodfrom april to october
Kilometres7.5 mi


Follow the seafront along the beach or the road to the roundabout on Place Saint-Charles (St Louis boat). Then make your way down Avenue de la Mer. Have a look at the fish sold by the fishermen direct from the boats. Pass the fuel harbour, then the cereal dock. You will soon be at the fishing port and the marina. Admire the special architecture of the fishing village along the way. A bridge will allow you to cross the port and access the Robine Canal. Follow it to the gate. On the way, be sure to stop and admire Port-la-Nouvelle salt marshes. If you are travelling by car, park at the car park provided, Continue on foot to Sainte-Lucie lock.


Pets are prohibited on Sainte-Lucie island.

Cross the lock with care and follow the path. Stop in front of the wetlands. The route is signposted and guided from now on and offers two discovery trails: a short one and a long one.

Before starting out, equip yourself with the usual hiking gear: rucksack with water and, at least, some biscuits, as well as a hat! Enjoy your walk!

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