Passage du Gois

Passage du Gois

The Passage de Gois or Gôa is a natural, periodically flooded passage leading to the island of Noirmoutier in France. It is located between Île de Noirmoutier and Beauvoir-sur-Mer, in the department of Vendée. It is flooded twice a day by the high tide.

The track is 4.125 kilometres (2.563 mi) long. Every year, a foot race – the Foulées du Gois – is held across it, starting at the onset of the high tide.

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