Info about the environment

Here you’ll find all the useful information and guides you need concerning gathering shellfish on foot, bathing conditions and the fragile/delicate areas of the Guérande Peninsula.  

Your kit for gathering shellfish on foot

Pęche ŕ pied
Before setting off on outing to gather shellfish please ensure that you have all the health and safety information relevant to the best practice to be used for this activity. 

To do this check out our page Gathering shellfish on foot where we have put together all the useful information such as :  the best sites for this activity, the quantity/’quotas’ of shellfish allowed, the sizes to be respected and/or rules-regulations governing this activity.


Where to go swimming and under which conditions

Baignade ŕ Mesquer Plage de Sorlock

To make sure that the time you spend swimming or ‘messing-about-in the water’ remains a relaxing pleasure please ensure that you are;   suitably informed on the bathing conditions, especially the quality of the bathing waters, you are aware of the list of the beaches we recommend. 

To find out more check out the information on our page under Quality of the bathing waters and The beaches
 

​How to ‘get around eco-friendly’ style!

Ruelles pavées ŕ Piriac-sur-mer
Do you really not fancy stressing over finding a place to park or which route to take ?  No worries!  Let’s hop on some public transport and take the eco-friendly option!

Here’s a selection of group transport providers/options:
 
For More information on how to get around in the Guérande Peninsula follow this link.
 

Environmental factsheets

Collection de dépliants espaces sensibles
During the course of your stay here with us you will without a doubt have the occasion to visit one or several of our many sites listed as protected fragile nature areas: the salt marshes, dunes, La côte sauvage ... 

To ensure that you discover these magnificent places under the very best conditions and at the same time according the necessary respect and care to all the species that live here, we suggest you take away with you this collection of leaflets.  They detail for you the species concerned and the best practice and behavious to adopt when visiting the sites in question.  (link back to online docs.)