The Madam Island
It is an anonymous
little corner: no monument, apart from a small cross in memory of the
700 priests who died of hunger in 1794.
Nevertheless, the visitor is
captivated by the silence of this island, which is only one kilometre
One can reach it from Port-des-Barques, by car, on a road
surrounded by water.
It is obviously necessary to return before the tide
Leaving the vehicle in a car park, one can walk and breathe in
deeply the pure air, whilst admiring the landscape, where the square
fishing nets, the "carrelets" stand out against the horizon.
the silence of a place where there is nothing to do.
You are on the
You can visit the inn and the aquafarm of Jean Mineau
(phone 05 46 84 12 67).