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Île d’Yeu awaits with open arms by boat from Saint Gilles or Fromentine

Discover Île d’Yeu and its beaches, wildlife, flowers and age-old castle

Île d’Yeu offers true picture postcard beauty with its beaches of soft fine sand. The coastline along its western shore is certain to remind you of Brittany with its steep cliffs and little creeks that never fail to delight. Perfect for enjoying swimming and bathing.

Perched on its rocky summit, the Vieux Château towers majestically over the rugged coast and a visit offers the ideal way to learn more about the town and its history. You’ll be surprised, it’s truly fascinating!

So, as you’ll already have noticed, the island of Île d’Yeu is a magnificent spot that has successfully preserved its wild nature. Come and enjoy its varied landscapes, rich history and wildlife that are as captivating as they are charming.
And why not stop off in one of the island’s many restaurants, to sample the local seafood?
All the information you need about this delightful island is available at campsite reception. So don't hesitate to pay a visit!

With neither road nor bridge the only access to Île d’Yeu is by sea, or by air. You can leave from several different ports. Catch a ferry from the harbour in either Les Sables d’Olonne, Saint-Gilles or, perhaps the best known route, Fromentine. Arriving by sea you’ll land at Port Joinville. A delightful little marina brimming with charm!

Once on the island, the easiest way to get about is by bike. You can hire one on-site! With an area of around 23km², don’t miss taking a trip to discover all the gems the island has to offer and the diversity of its very varied coastline.