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Most dangerous road in the world? How surreal does it get!

Billed on the internet as one of the most dangerous roads in the world, you need to time your trip... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
Experience derived from nature and a man-made artifact

This is one of those experiences that is derived from the intersection of the forces of nature with... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Billed on the internet as one of the most dangerous roads in the world, you need to time your trip to within about 1.5 hours either side of low tide. We travelled this road in a motorhome twice in about 4 days, the second time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bcbond
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

This is one of those experiences that is derived from the intersection of the forces of nature with a man-made artifact. Interesting 3km road from mainland France to Noirmoutier island that is only open 3hrs a day during low tide.... It was an interesting (and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CLSDean
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We always like to drive across the seabed when we are going to Noirmoutier Only accessible at low tide and slow to cross it is fun to cross on a road that is totally submerged just a few hours later You can also see a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Simonbloomfield
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We decided to take this route to the Isle de Noimoutier to compare it with our similar local causeway across to St. Michael's Mount - but what a difference. Probably should have gone earlier in the morning as nearing midday there was a slow crawl...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank celticchough
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We nearly didn’t get to see this for the tides but very glad we did. Extraordinary to see at high tide and then drive over it at low tide. Very interesting indeed

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

A curiosity worth the trip even if you do not want to pass yourself. Be ready to get your feet wet and see how fast the water can rise. Some tourists got caught by the water days before we came and they spent a night...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JohannesH85
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Every time I head to this part of France I drive across the Passage. It's an experience to see the thousands of people out collecting that evenings dinner, walking on the seabed. Don't leave too late in case your car is a goner, tide tables...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TheDealBeans
Reviewed June 16, 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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brellie
Reviewed June 4, 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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dave451
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