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Ile aux Oiseaux

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Visited/passed by boat trip, beautiful scenery, can see beaches from miles around. Worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Jenni C
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Absolutely magnificent, if seen from the air or by boat and walking

Don't visit this island by tourist sightseeing boats; you stay too far away. But a ULM flight over... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
jeanmariepierB
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Algarve, Portugal
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10 Sep 2017
“Boat visit ”
27 Nov 2016
“Absolutely magnificent, if seen from the air or by boat and walking”
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Visited/passed by boat trip, beautiful scenery, can see beaches from miles around. Worth a visit would definitely do again if visiting this part of France in the future.

Thank Jenni C
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Don't visit this island by tourist sightseeing boats; you stay too far away. But a ULM flight over the island was magnificent; I then find a skipper with a small boat that guided us to walk on the island, collect wild oysters and mussels, visit...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

PROS: An interesting trip especially once we sailed past the small villages. Many houses had been closed up for the coming winter...Wealthy people's holiday houses/mansions with boats moored nearby etc. The landscapes changed along the way & we enjoyed that too. Glad we saw the...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

You can get very close to the houses if you rent a jetski. The boat tour of the bay takes you a certain distance. A good camera lens will assist in getting a great shot.

Thank AKW52245
Reviewed 6 April 2016

It's a nice way to discover surrounded area from the sea, since you pass across different villages in the Bassin.

Thank Lara K
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Went on a Arcachon Bay cruise to this island, and had a delightful oyster farm wine and oyster tasting. Such peaceful waters, such a great host, and delicious Chateau Pouyanne wine by Graves.

Thank luvOB
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