Guérande, medieval town and its salt marshes

  • Go along to one of the ‘flash’ guided tours offered by the  Tourist Office, they provide a good introduction to this facinating subject... In a mere 30 minutes you get to find out all there is know about Guérande’s ‘Porte Saint-Michel’ !: the chance to get one of the lower halls and peer out of the arrow-gun slits.
     
  • Take a wander around the medieval town. You’ll be sure to fall under the charm of magnificent old stone buildings and monuments.
     
  • Have your lunch in the heart of the medieval town or just outside to avoid wasting any time.  Every minute counts to have all the time you need to discover the town of Guérande proud bearer of the quality label of  Ville d'Art et d' Histoire  since 2004.
     
  • Visit and discover the wonders of Guérande’s famous salt marshes. Their reputation is second to none! Learn about how the salt forms, the history of the salt marshes and the wide variety of fauna and flora.  Here you’re sure to find all the key facts to help you understand and appreciate this unique and amazing natural environment.



 
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18 rue des Prés Garnier Saillé 44350 GUERANDE +33 9 53 07 74 06 +33 9 58 07 74 06 Website
In the heart of Saillé village, LA MAISON DES PALUDIERS proposes 2 guided tours to discover the thousand-year old secrets of the «SEL DE GUERANDE». ECOMUSEUM TOUR (1 hour). You'll be sitting or half-sitting during this tour. It begins...
Pradel 44350 GUERANDE +33 2 40 62 08 80 Website
Open all year. Situated in the heart of the salt marshes of Guérande, Terre de Sel offers you: Informative tours on foot around the salt pans, your guides will be salt workers (paludiers) and naturalists:  family and cultural trips of...
Place Adèle Pichon 44740 BATZ SUR MER +33 2 40 23 82 79 Website
A museum in the salty taste ! Happy old and modernity , the course of the museum located in the heart of a Salorge nineteenth century. Collectibles, artistic works and new technologies interact on nearly 850m² . The history of sea salt is ...
Salorge de Rostu Rue de Rostu 44420 MESQUER +33 2 40 62 52 04
Visit a salt marsh in Le Rostu: from water to crystal Nicolas ARNOULD is a salt worker (paludier) in the Mès basin and invites you to discover his work and passion during a guided walk following the intricate water circuit of the salina and ...
Place Saint-Jean BIlletterie-Boutique 44350 GUERANDE +33 2 40 15 60 45 Website
Attack Guérande's ramparts ! Take the wall walk, go through the towers and cross the threshold of Saint-Michel Gate, a symbolic structure in the medieval town which is home to the Musée du Pays de Guérande (regional museum, currently being...
1 rue du vieux Marché aux grains Intra-muros 44350 GUERANDE +33 2 40 24 90 51 Website
Be it in the warmth of the open fi re in the winter, or in the cool atmosphere provided by the stone walls in the summer, you are sure to fall under the charm of this location set in this grand town house dating back to the 15th century. The ...