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"Grain de Sel" social centre

The "Espace Grain de Sel" is a place of welcoming and entertainment for all


  • Services — by affiliating, your association can benefit from many facilities, a minibus with 9 seats, rooms, service, photocopying, sound equipment etc.
  • Information
  • PAVA Point d'Appui à la Vie Associative “Point of Support for Community Life"
  • Organization of a forum of associations (every 2 years)

Volunteer relay:

  • Linking volunteers to associations

Local and family events

  • Festival of games
  • Christmas events
  • Carnival, etc.

Youth events

  • Throughout the year for ages 11-17, activities, outings, themed trips

Skills exchange workshops

  • Run by volunteers, combining ease of access and learning opportunities
  • Fashion: Thursday afternoons
  • Cooking: first Tuesday of the month
  • Spanish: Tuesday afternoon
  • English (conversation) on Wednesday afternoon (according to schedules)
  • English for Beginners: Wednesday evening and Friday afternoon
  • Scrabble: Friday afternoon
  • IT (advanced level) on Monday night or Tuesday night
  • IT (initiation): Saturday morning
  • Local dialect courses: from September


Member associations

  • Sports associations:

Ballroom dancing, gymnastics, judo, tennis, handball, yoga, badminton, sailing, soccer, triathlon, basketball

  • Socio-cultural associations

Card games, cultural events, music, history of the island, painting, various crafts, cultural exchanges.

  • Associations for environmental protection
  • School associations
  • Social associations



If you have an idea for a project but don't know how to go from thoughts to deeds? Come and chat about it.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday from 9am to 12.30pm and from 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm

(except Monday morning and Wednesday afternoon)



"Espace Grain de Sel" Social centre

18 rue de la poste

85330 Noirmoutier-en-l'Ile

Tel: +33 (0)2 51 39 72 67

Fax: +33 (0)2 51 35 86 63




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