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Le Passage du Gois

Beauvoir-Sur-Mer, France
+33 2 51 68 71 13
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A Bucket List for Fearless Drivers

We were on our way to Noirmoutier-en-l'Île France for a visit when our GPS apparently pointed us to... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
LadyTourbiez
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Gauchy, France
Well worth the trip

This is always a must to travel across when visiting the area. I cannot believe there are no tolls... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
terryrh38
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We were on our way to Noirmoutier-en-l'Île France for a visit when our GPS apparently pointed us to take this causeway. Unfortunately, the tide was so high and we have to detour to the bridge. We've taken a moment to view this incredible site before...More

Thank LadyTourbiez
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This is always a must to travel across when visiting the area. I cannot believe there are no tolls if it were England l guarantee it would be chargeable. Make sure you check for low tide times before visiting!!!

Thank terryrh38
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Obviously check the tide times and be prepared to queue to get across. There is something amazing about driving across a road that only appears at low tide, you queue to get here as there are so many cars, but there are lots of place...More

Thank 70'sThrowback
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This exceptional piece of architecture and human imagination is definitely worth experiencing. Along the road, during low tide, people usually collect shells, although there are way better spots for doing so. Be aware of the high tide =)

Thank SongshanSam
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I had traversed Le Passage du Gois as a child on holiday and was keen to take my kids. So long as you are careful with the tides (available online but Trip Advisor wouldn't let me post the link! You can easily find it via...More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Great, for the views, and for the feeling to ride on a very special road. Just a few hours before some fishes where swimming in the ocean just at the same place as where you are now! But make sure you arrive at low tide....More

Thank Franck G
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Amazing experience, this long causeway has that element of danger when you think the tide is on its way back in! A must-do if you are in the area.

Thank sarahwelshy
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Passage du Gois was on my to do list with the family before our holiday to the Vendee. After speaking to our lovely French neighbour Sebastian and his wife @ Sol Agogo campsite, we became even more convinced and adamant that we must experience this...More

2  Thank Laventille
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We opted for this more interesting route to Noirmoutier and timed it to start crossing exactly 1.5 hours before low tide. The causeway is 4 km long and it is safe to drive during the times recommended. We saw lots of people gathering shellfish to...More

Thank Patricia Q
Reviewed 13 June 2016

if you like nature at its best then go spend a couple of hours at this causeway. (Not many of these in the world) only 25 minute drive from St Jean Demont. Watch the tide come in/out and drive across to the island or mainland....More

3  Thank davidwQ3559HR
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