You should pay a visit to Guérande, a lovely fortified city, and then discover the regions' salt marshes as well as the ecological park of Brière.
♦ Guérande, fortified city : Salt capital surrounded by salt marshes all the way to the sea and the marshes of La Brière.
A visit is essential to discover the ramparts, and the half-timbered houses.
The city kept all of its authenticity.
Come and wander around the town, browse the craftsmen boutiques, enter the collegiate church.
♦ The salt marshes of Guérande : This landscape of a thousand water mirrors reflects the long tradition of this particular craftsmanship through history.
The current technique of exploitation of the salt marshes predates the 9th century.
Come and discover the salt marshes thanks to the museums and guided tours.
♦ La Brière park : Second largest marsh in France, next to Camargue.
Intertwinement of canals, water bodies and reed beds, its spreads over 6 700 ha.
As an ecologically-preserved area, the natural park of Brière offers a immensely rich flora. It also harbours restored housings. The village of Kerhinet, traditionally restored, comes alive with the local market every Thursday.