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Escape to l'Île d'Yeu

Make the most of your break and get to know the Île d’Yeu in all seasons.

Nestling between Brittany and Charente, you’ll be sure to fall in love with the island’s varied landscapes. Wild coastlines, dunes and marshes…there’s something for everyone!!!

Île d’Yeu Overview:

  • The furthest French Atlantic island from the mainland (it’s 17 km out to sea from the coast of the Vendée)
  • An area of 23 km2, a 60 km perimeter, 10 km from Pointe du But to Pointe des Corbeaux and 4.5 km from Port Joinville to La Meule
  • 4,880 inhabitants

This webcam view comes from the Vendée Department.

Discover the Île d'Yeu’s top sights and attractions including: Port Joinville, the island’s biggest town and fishing port, Port de la Meule, a small fishing port watched over by the Notre Dame de Bonne Nouvelle chapel, Pointe des Corbeaux in the south-east (a wild coastline reminiscent of Brittany), Pointe du But in the north-east with its magnificent vistas, the Grand Phare lighthouse, , the Vieux Château, the Pierre Levée fort and so much more!

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