Ile-d'Yeu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ile-d'Yeu in Vendee

Visit Ile-d'Yeu: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Explore the Ile d'Yeu on foot or by bike to see scenic coastline, beaches and a medieval castle

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Ile-d'Yeu. For detailed visitor information see the Ile-d'Yeu travel guide.

Ile-d'Yeu is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region, in the west of France at 71 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Ile-d'Yeu is 423 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Notre-Dame-de-Monts at 20 km and Saint-Jean-de-Monts at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ile-d'Yeu, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ile-d'Yeu in Pays de la Loire.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Ile-d'Yeu

Markets in and near Ile-d'Yeu

  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (24km)
  • Barbatre: market Wednesday (28km)
  • La Gueriniere: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (31km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (31km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (32km)
  • Noirmoutier: market Tuesday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (33km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (38km)

More information about Ile-d'Yeu, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Ile-d'Yeu, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ile-d'Yeu.

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (0km)
  • Port-Joinville (0km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (3km)
  • Vieux-château de l'Île d'Yeu (3km)
  • Aérodrome de L'Île-d'Yeu (3km)
  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (6km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts (20km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (52km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (62km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ile-d'Yeu

Canton: Ile-d'Yeu

Arrondissement: Sables d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85350

Distance to Ile-d'Yeu

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 423 km

from Calais: 561 km

from Nice: 824 km

from Bordeaux: 251 km

from Strasbourg: 783 km

Getting here

Ile-d'Yeu is in the west of France. Most visitors arrive by car from a cross-channel ferry port - Saint Malo is convenient at around 3 hours drive. For driving distances to Ile-d'Yeu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter Ile-d'Yeu