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  • Day12

    Noirmoutier - FR

    May 26, 2016 in France ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    Another big 150km. First view of the Atlantic ocean. No more canals to follow, more like marsh land and pine forest. Crossed the causeway (Passage du Gois) to the island of Noirmoutier which you can only do at low tide. The Tour de France started here in 2011 crossing the same causeway.

  • Day84


    July 8, 2017 in France ⋅ ⛅ 32 °C

    Hi Sorry for the lack of news for a few days. As you can see, if you are using map function we are now in Herbaudiere marina on Isle d'Noirmoutier. After a relaxing morning coffee we left Pornic and headed back west along the coast to anchor and eat. I even managed 2 20min swims in a rash vest as a jellyfish precaution. Then as wind more westerly we headed towards pointes des dames on Isle de noirmoutier and found a good anchorage. We stayed for 2nights, night one some cherubs spent the wee hours letting off bangers as part of their party celebrations. Oon the first full day we walked to the capital for lunch before strolling through town, saw the château and then along the coast, past all the dead boats back to take five via ice-cream stop.
    Much quieter night but the workman started at 7am! We took bikes ashore and rode around island looking at all the lovely white houses with blue shutters and doors and terracotta roofs. We stopped at marina and having checked forecast asked for a spot for the night. All OK so back via supermarket to boat for lunch. People on beach thought we were mad with bikes on back of dinghy as John and I rowed out.
    Then we thought nice and easy lift anchor and away we go but.... no seemed we had snagged a boy line when we had anchored, so in the water I go to see what's happened... not a bouy line we had managed to wrap the anchor chain around the only rock on the sea bed fortunately a rope around anchor directly, took strain off and it lifted. Could have been expensive. Marina busy but pleasant enough except at night when wind picked up fishing boats went in and out and everything creaked or groaned. I really need a good night's sleep. Today I baked a cake, yes I really did and it tastes very nice, we did more laundry and shopping ready to go anchoring again. So tomorrow Sunday we are heading to Isle de Yeu for a few days. We have leave near High tide as marina entrance not deep.
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  • Day105

    Ile de Noirmoutier

    August 7, 2018 in France ⋅ ⛅ 27 °C

    Auf der (Halb) Insel Noirmoutier haben wir wieder mal das Problem, daß wir auf unserem angepeilten Campingplatz nichts mehr frei ist. Zum Glück sind die Stellplätze auch in der Hochsaison meistens noch frei und wir finden ein Plätzchen für 2 Nächte. Auf der Insel kann man wohl wunderschön Radfahren, was wir nicht tun, da das Wetter leider umgeschwungen hat. Statt der bisher gewohnten 27° + und brennender Sonne sind es verregnete und windige 20°. Wir machen das Beste daraus, gehen Spazieren, hängen auf dem Spielplatz rum und essen Crêpes. Auf dem Rückweg fahren wir statt über die Brücke über eine Gezeitenstraße, die nur bei Ebbe befahrbar ist. Überall springen Leute rum, sammeln Muscheln, Angeln in den Becken...Read more

  • Day5

    Noirmoutier, Frankreich 2 stop

    September 9, 2016 in France ⋅ ⛅ 22 °C

    Wir fahren um die 6 stunden die Sonne brennt und wir sind noch leicht angeschlagen vom vorabend. Nach Noirmoutier fahren wir um einen Freund zu besuchen. Wir fahren über die Passage du gois die zwischen dem Meer hindurchführt. Die Halbinsel ist wunderschön, als wir ankommen sind wir alle begeistert. Die Tage dort bestehen aus Marktbesuchen, Strandtagen und lamgen Nächten. Wir haben viel Spass und genießen die Nacht der Sternschnuppen. Wir probieren Schnecken und Austern (sehr gewöhnungsbedürftig).Read more

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Noirmoutier-en-l'Île, Noirmoutier-en-l'Ile

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