The villas of La Baule

Breathe in the sea air, listen to the gentle sound of the waves … already you begin to wind-down... Wide eyed you take in the beauty of the villas along the paths in the shade of the pine trees ! Here you are in La Baule.

Stylish and unique

The numerous villas, by their many and differing styles and materials used to construct them make up an incredible mosaic which represents different periods of construction and also reflects the variety of tastes and regional origins of their owners and architects.
  • The villas of La Baule - © Alexandre Lamoureux

The seaside architecture


Eclectic and whimsical the heritage of La Baule is an amazing reflection of the history of the resort. Mas from the South, Savoyard style chalets, influences from Brittany, Normandy or the Basque country all come together to form the living memory of the resort. The esthetics of the contemporary villas and the modern apartment blocks contribute to this unique juxtaposition. You will discover that even their names tell a story…
  • The villas of La Baule - © Alexandre Lamoureux
  • The villas of La Baule - © Office de Tourisme La Baule - Presqu'île de Guérande

Did you know that….?

In 2005 the town of La Baule was able to list some 1500 villas which are of particular interest and must therefore be protected and maintained. This conservation area, has become since adoption of the law Grenelle II, ‘une aire de mise en valeur de l’architecture et du patrimoine’ AVAP = an area in which the architectural heritage is maintained and protected and in which the environmental and ecological factors will be taken even more so into consideration.
  • The villas of La Baule - © Alexandre Lamoureux
  • The villas of La Baule
  • The villas of La Baule
  • The villas of La Baule
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