We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Well Worth driving through If in the area

We took a drive along the causeway while staying in St Jean de Monts. The causeway is accessible... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stuart B
,
Deal, United Kingdom
Must see

The Tour de France is starting at the tourist bureau on Noirmoutier near the Gois. One must cross... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Brellie
,
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Read all 607 reviews
361
All photos (361)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“low tide”(19 reviews)
“clams”(4 reviews)
“long causeway”(2 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
22°
12°
Jul
22°
12°
Aug
20°
10°
Sep
Contact
Beauvoir-Sur-Mer, France
Website
+33 2 51 68 71 13
Reviews (607)
Filter reviews
44 results
Traveller rating
32
9
3
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
32
9
3
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewslow tideclamslong causewaynoirmoutierbridgecrossingdraggingtidesfrancecars
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 44 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a drive along the causeway while staying in St Jean de Monts. The causeway is accessible 1.5 hours before and after low tide. Lot's of people go to dig for shellfish though parking is not easy due to the rocks along the causeway....More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 16 June 2018

The Tour de France is starting at the tourist bureau on Noirmoutier near the Gois. One must cross the Gois at least once in their life. To see all the people out kilometers collecting shells is an experience not to be missed.

Thank Brellie
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Pretty much as others have said, a very long causeway covered with ocean during high tide, Well worth taking this way in or out of Noirmoutier if the tides permit.

Thank Dave451
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

This was a great experience, but care has to be taken with the planning. It is essential to check the tides as it is a 3 mile journey across the causeway! Many families had parked on the sands & were digging for clams. It was...More

Thank noorcaughley
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

2  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!!!

2  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 28 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
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Le Passage du Gois staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines