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Lovely Island accessible by boat or helicopter.

We were lucky enough to fly out to the Island by helicopter, it only took about 10 minutes with... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
CML7
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Durham, United Kingdom
Incredible Island

We have a house on the island and we have been coming here for a decade or so and it is a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
GlobeAtlas45
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We were lucky enough to fly out to the Island by helicopter, it only took about 10 minutes with some great views of Noir Moutier island on the way. (Cost about €100 per person) The island has some beautiful sandy beaches and hidden inlets around...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We have a house on the island and we have been coming here for a decade or so and it is a wonderful retreat for our family to meet up once per year. There are plenty of activities to choose from, and there are plenty...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We were here for a wedding and really enjoyed the island, it was our first time there and can't wait to go back.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DanP3366
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Hint: Foresee the whole day, you won't be bored a single moment ! Do not think about the (quite) expensive ferry trip (126€ back and forth for 2 adults and 2 children), but just land, and rent a bike (renting a bike cost everywhere 12€...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank olromba
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

By very far my favorite French island off the west coast of France. Yeu island offers magnificent beaches (although cold water), great landscapes and great seafood. Everything is quite expensive there but nothing unusual especially in August. I would definitely recommend to visit between May...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank choj997
Reviewed 5 September 2017

An island that you can empty your soul and you will leave with a voice calling you to go back. A nice place cut from the noisy world. A paradise covered with rocks, clear waters, wonderful people, white houses with blue windows, and full of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank jhenairose1
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely island, great for one day-visit. Take the boat, rent bikes, or better yet a typical Citroen Mihara and go around the island. We did it by bike with a 10 and 13 yr old and had plenty of time. Visit the castle (great views!),...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Son1972
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited on a beautiful sunny day and decided to be brave and cycle around the perimeter of the island, which is approximately 28 miles. It was relatively flat, but had the most beautiful scenery. This meant it kept us occupied so...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We visited the island by boat for a day, and hired bicycles to tour the island. Once out of the main town we barely saw any vehicles all day. The paths are quite bumpy in places for bikes, but it is worth doing to see...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank David H
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Very charling place with all houses in white color. Excellent for biking. Not ivercrowded with tourists

Date of experience: April 2017
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LORNA D
18 July 2017|
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Response from TcJ2705 |
No. You will need to rent on arrival. It is not very expensive and there are many bike rental shops..
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910Alice
20 June 2016|
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Response from OT_IledYeu | Property representative |
Dear Sir Following your request, the return journey will cost 33.90 € with the Yeu-Continent Compagnie or 32.70 € for the Compagnie Vendéenne. Best regards,
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