Maison des paludiers

  • 01 - La Maison des Paludiers
  • Guérande Saillé Maison des Paludiers Marais salants maquette d'une saline
01 - La Maison des PaludiersGuérande Saillé Maison des Paludiers Marais salants maquette d'une saline
DescriptifIn 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».

You’ll be sitting or half-sitting during this tour.
It begins with the museum and an explanation
by a salt harvester of how a salt pond works
through the use of a large model, and ends with
a movie on the big screen (8 m) to see the work
of a salt harvester over a one year period.

TOUR OF A SALT POND (1.5 hours).
A salt harvester will explain the extraction
process to you. Follow the seawater from the
marsh creek to where salt crystallisation takes
place, the crystallisation pond. You will see the
gradient, subtle adjustments and if the weather
allows, taste the «fl eur de sel» hand-picked in
front of you.

The visit ends with the screening of a film.
Opening day(s)

From Saturday 01 to Sunday 30 September 2018

Every day

10:00 to 12:30 and 14:30 to 18:00

From Monday 01 to Wednesday 31 October 2018

Every day

14:30 to 17:30

  • Labels and Brands :
    • Exceptional site classified as ?tastes and flavours inspired by the salt marshes of Guerande'.
    • Ville d'Art et d'Histoire ? brand
    • A Natura 2000 classified site
  • Modes of Transport Involved :
    • Guided visit
    • Average duration of the guided tour 1h ou 1h30
Equipment and comfort
  • On Site Services :
    • Free parking
  • Baby/Child Equipment :
    • Pushchair access
  • Disabled Acess :
    • Accessible for people with reduced mobility
    • Sanitaires accessibles
    • Dispositif d'aide à l'audition (type boucle magnétique)
Directions to :
18 rue des Prés Garnier
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.29566
Longitude : -2.43156
  • Geographical Location :
    • Distance from a bus stop 500 m
    • Distance from the railway station 2 km (Le Pouliguen)
    • Distance from the shops 3,5 km (La Baule)
    • Distance from the beaches 3,5 km (La Baule)
    • Distance from the coast 3,5 km (La Baule)
    • Distance from the town centre 3,5 km (Guérande)
    • Vélocéan ( à 5 km maxi de l'itinéraire)
    • GR® 34 (à 2 km maxi du circuit)
FaresCategoryDates Min Max
EnfantEnfant (-15 ans) individuel 01/01/2018 - 31/12/20183.60€5.30€
Adult 01/01/2018 - 31/12/20185.50€8.00€
  • Ways to Pay :
    • Credit cards
    • French Bankers/Postal cheques
    • Holiday vouchers
    • (Bank) transfers
    • Cash (payment)
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18 rue des Prés Garnier
Phone : +33 9 53 07 74 06
Fax : +33 9 58 07 74 06
  • Languages Spoken :
    • English
    • German
    • Spanish