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Oh Tatihou ho

Worth the visit. Various types of vegetation. Beautiful garden. A whole day is recommended. You can... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Bernadette C
Paris, France
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Simply stunning

The best way to get to the Ile Tatihou is by the boat/bus hybrid vehicle. We went in the morning... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Richmond, United Kingdom
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Ile Tatihou | Accès par bateau amphibie, 50550 Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, France
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

We took the duck to the island and walked around to the main sights. If you're in the area and want some interesting sights, it's nice to visit. Don't go far out of your way to see it, though. Not for American tourists.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Worth the visit. Various types of vegetation. Beautiful garden. A whole day is recommended. You can also spend the night there

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bernadette C
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The island itself is great but the touristic charme is low ... cars driving around all the time and you do not know what to do there but looking at the sea.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 791mfm
Reviewed 26 June 2018

The best way to get to the Ile Tatihou is by the boat/bus hybrid vehicle. We went in the morning, when the tide was high, by it as a boat. We were a party of five adults and three infants of 6 and 7. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank SergeLourie
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We have visited St Vaast many times always by sea but have never taken the duck to Tatihou. This time was different. The museum exhibit was very well done in French and English and very interesting. The tower, gardens and foreshore provide lots of interest...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jim M
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I visited this island via a wheeled boat. Only a few minutes from the mainland. The fort buildings have very good signage and the museum is very detailed. I enjoyed the botanical garden. I do wish more signs in the museum had been in English,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tomorrowsantiques
Reviewed 8 May 2018

amphibious boat advancing on wheels when the water is not deep enough,. magic for children. island near the coast in front of Saint Vaast (city of St Vaast oyster) .. Pronounce; Saint VA La Hougue. On the island, you can visit the museum, the Vauban...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ylq500
Reviewed 3 November 2017

At low tide the walk out to Tatihou is easy, otherwise take the amphibious boat. The old military is in good condition and worth the climb for the 360 view, if it's nesting season beware of the gulls that will swoop down on you if...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank kevinhayden
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Lovely scenery and old buildings plus historical Vauban tower, good swimming from the beach and a small museum displaying local finds

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank DevonJasper
Reviewed 3 August 2017

An ideal place to spend a half day in fair weather. It starts with a very unusual 15 minute car/boat journey across the oyster beds to the historic and green island. One warning, the ferry departure point changes by a km depending on the tide!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank AlanofHove
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Jill S
5 January 2017|
Response from Eric F | Reviewed this property |
Good. Morning. I am not sure about dogs can be on the Island been a birds santuary !!! The Tourist bureau will be able to answer to that. Have a great day. Regards. Eric.