Ocean stopover

Enjoy Yeu and Noirmoutier in their own differencies

5 days / 4 nights

My stay

Cycle stay, between two islands, two jewels of the Atlantic. The situation of the hotel, between two islands and in South of the Oyster-farming harbour is ideal. This stay is based on the attractive trait of the island aspect.

THIS PRICE INCLUDES :

  • 4 nights’ accommodation in 3-star hotel with half-board *excluding drinks (accommoda-tion in a two-person bedroom, shower/bath and toillet)
  • Taxi transfer to reach the dock from the hotel for the excursion on Ile d’Yeu (both ways)
  • Boat cruise to l’île d’Yeu
  • Cycle hire (1 day) on l’île d’Yeu
  • Equipped cycle hire for the 5 days with helmet according to the booking
  • 1 travel folder (itineraries in French or English / colour maps)
  • Tourist documentation
  • Local Tourist tax

NB: the personal bikes transfer by the sea is impossible, so the bike rental at île d’Yeu remains inclusive.

THIS PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE :

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
  • Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Multirisk Insurance)
  • Single room supplement

CHARACTER OF CYCLING :

Highlights cycling :

  • Seashore, picturesque harbours, oyster farming ports, the Islands of Vendée ideal for cycling through the several marshes.

The nature of the land:

  • The terrain is flat, few tarred road, well-marked bicycle paths, country roads, well-constructed paths.

Accommodation:

  • 3-star hotel

Train:

  • Possibility to come with train. From Paris : Montparnasse train station > Nantes train station > Bouin (start of this cycle tour)

Price list :

March to October (hotel ***)
Prices per person Off season July and August
Adult 425€ 443€
Child 217€ 229€
Bike rental 33€ 33€

 

Circuit bike

Day 1 – Bouin

In the middle of the marshes, an important and wealthy heritage will unveil its charms to you, in the course ofold houses or medieval churches.

  • Arrival at the hotel during the afternoon.
  • Collect the bikes from the rental company.
  • Dinner and night at hotel.

Day 2 -« Island of Noirmoutier » -68 km

To reach this  natural destination, we take on the hours of low tide, a unique site in Europe, a road liable to flooding: « Le passage du Gois »

Noirmoutier Island: the Noirmoutier city and its old Harbour,  » le Bois de la Chaize » ans its beaches of fine sand, former fisherman villages, and other attractions as the « Herbaudière » Harbour of the salt marshes…

  • Dinner and night at the hotel.

Day 3 – « Island of Yeu » – 20 à 35 km

Maritime crossing ans discovering of the jewel of the vendéeene coast: Port Joinville and its lively quays, wild coast, fisherman villages ans colorful houses, nutural Harbour of « La Meule », « château sentinelle », sunken road… Iodic paths and change of scene assured !

  • Transfer from the hotel to Frometine
  • Frometine : boarding for a sea crossing of 45 minutes.
  • L’île d’Yeu: the jewel of the Vendée coast.
  • Collect the bikes from the rental company. (IMPORTANT: A form of identity must be left as deposit).
    Circuit of the island.
  • Return crossing and arrival in Fromentine
  • Transfer to the hotel by bus or taxi (20 minutes).
  • Dinner and night at hotel

Day 4 – Tuesday Oyster farming harbours loop – 40 km 

Discovery of little picturesque harbours and cadenced by the daylife of the Oyster farmers.

When the tide is moving , they go and come back from their « huts » to the Harbour. You will enjoy all these curious activities in the « Port du Bec » also called « Chinese Harbour », in the « Port des Champs », and in the « Port des Brochets ».

  • Dinner and night at the hotel.

Day 5 – Departure after Breakfast

Maps

Booking contract

Reservation of your stay

  • Date stays

  • Number of participants

  • After reception of your demand we will contact you to finalize the reservation
  • Ce champ n’est utilisé qu’à des fins de validation et devrait rester inchangé.