The island of Yeu is accessible by sea from the port of Fromentine to the Barre de Monts

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Take the boat and set foot on this little piece of Vendée 23 km². You will feel a special atmosphere that attracts thousands of visitors each summer. Discover Port-Joinville, Saint-Sauveur and La Meule, the three small towns on the island.

A paradise for lovers of wild and unspoiled nature, surfers and lovers of relaxation on the beach, the island of Yeu can be visited at the mercy of countless paths that crisscross the seaside and the countryside.

Wonderful landscapes

You will be charmed by these multicolored landscapes that vary with the seasons: sandy beaches, wild coast (southern part), magnificent views of the ocean …

Discover the port of La Meule, nestled in a creek and dominated by the glittering chapel Notre-Dame de la Bonne Nouvelle. Your discovery will take you to the citadel (Fort Pierre-Levée), the beach Grande Conche, Pointe des Corbeaux, its lighthouse and small fishing huts …

Perched on a rocky spur, the Old Castle (12th century) which Hergé was inspired for the adventures of Tintin on the black island is a historical monument.

The island of Yeu is also home to remarkable megalithic sites: the Dolmen of Little Fradets, the Dolmen of the Planche at Puare remind us that the island was inhabited since prehistoric times.

Do not leave the island before enjoying the traditional prune tart (rum and cinnamon), local specialty.

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