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Address: Le Passage du Gois, Beauvoir-Sur-Mer, France
Phone Number: +33 2 51 68 71 13
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Outstanding and lunatic!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 =)

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 a search though, and on noticeboards at the ramp down to the causeway), you are... More 

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Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 bubbles 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. At high tide the road is closed and there is not much to see…. The... More 

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Thank Franck G
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 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 piece of phenomenon. Despite a very high coefficient reading on the planned day of crossing,... More 

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County Tipperary, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bring home and cook. We enjoyed "crossing the sea" as our children described it and... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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. (The causeway is accessible via bridge from the mainland or the causeway). You can go... More 

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Halden, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Well worth the drive. Try to time your visit with the tide. Can be difficult to find parking at low tide. Service can be slow but if your familiar with France it's normal. Recommend booking in advance.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Seawater and your car dont mix! But the views and the road were worth it. Very tidal and your timings need to be right. Islad itself does have some nice beaches, very quiet too.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

We went over the bridge to Noirmoutier, but did not go into the town, It did not look interesting. There ware a lot of water beds, no doubt for fish. So instead of going into the town we went back via the causeway, Passage du Gois. This was most unusual. It was a reasonably smooth road, made of blocks. It... More 

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