Sanitary measures on l'île d'Yeu

Update on : 20 August 2021

In order to welcome you safely, we thank you to respect the instructions below:

  • Wear a mask over all the island is mandatory for every person over the age of 11 (except during sports, cycling or on beaches)
  • A sanitary pass is required to access the following places and events :
    - Monuments like le Vieux Château (old castle), the lighthouse and the Citadelle,
    - Some heritage tours (more information at the tourist office),
    - Cinema, museum, library and sports infrastructure,
    - Cultural and sporting events both indoor and outdoor,
    - Restaurants and bars whether it is inside or outside, shopping centers, hospitals, retirement homes, medical establishments, and long-distance travels (trains and planes).

In ferries, the sanitary pass is not currently requested.

However, a continuation of the health measures already in place is requested all over the territory, like the wearing of mask, distancing and hand cleaning with hydro-alcoholic gel.

TEST for Travel

On l’île d’Yeu :

Test for travel-related emergency only :

  • PCR tests : at COVID Centre, Dumonté Hospital, impasse du Puits Raimond. On appointment only : 02 51 59 39 00
  • Antigenic tests: at the Pharmacy du Port, Quai de la Chapelle from 7 pm Monday to Friday (without appointment and only with transport or medical supporting documents).

Fast reading Auto-Tests, available at the Pharmacy du Port, Quai de la Chapelle.


On the mainland :

  • To take a plane : it is possible to make a test at the airport of Nantes before the fly, with or without an appointment, daily from 7:00  to 19:00
  • To take a train : it is also possible to make a test just next the station of Nantes, at the Manufacture, daily, on appointment on .