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Guerande Day Trip

Discover a medieval French town with this Guerande Day Trip. You'll also visit the town's famous salt pans, which are one of the main tourist attractions in the Loire region.

Views of the Guérande salt marshes
Guérande salt
Salt grains mined in Guérande
Panoramic view of the Guérande salt marshes
Visit Guérande
Porte de Saint-Michel
Visit the centre of Guérande

Guerande Day Trip

After picking you up at your hotel in Nantes at 1 pm, we'll head towards one of the most beautiful areas of the Loire region.

The first stop will be the village of Guérande, to take a guided tour of its medieval centre. During the walk, you'll surely be struck by the large number of fortifications scattered throughout the village. The reason for these defences is due to the war of succession in Brittany, which we'll tell you more about during the tour.

During the tour we'll also learn about the history of outstanding monuments such as the Collegiate Church of Saint-Aubin and the Chapel of Notre-Dame-la-Blanche, a jewel of French medieval architecture. We'll also stop in front of some of the ancient gateways to Guérande. The most spectacular of all is the Porte de Saint-Michel, located opposite the Town Hall.

Following on, we'll go to the outskirts of the town to discover the famous Guérande salt marshes. How are the grains of salt extracted and harvested? What techniques are used? We'll explain all these details to you as we walk through the different plots of land set aside for this purpose.

At the end of the visit, we'll taste the salt and return to your hotel in Nantes, arriving at 6 pm.

Pick up

The tour includes pick-up and transfer back to the hotels in the centre of Nantes. If you're staying in more remote areas, we'll pick you up at the Baco bus station, located on the avenue Allée de la Maison Rouge.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Adults Children between 2 and 17 years old Children under 2
Tour in English
US$ 79.70
US$ 74.90
not permitted

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 79.70
  • Children between 2 and 17 years old

    US$ 74.90
  • Children under 2

    not permitted

More Information

Duration

5 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, spanish and french.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, spanish and french.

Included

Pick up and transfer back to the hotel.

Transport by minibus.

English speaking guide.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 79.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 48 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.