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Terre de Sel

A salty outing
Guided tour at Guérande

  • On the ocean road, the 'Terre de Sel' shop and exhibition space is a showcase for the Guérande salt marshes and its workers, the alchemists that produce this ‘white gold’.

  • To the West of Loire-Atlantique, Guérande salt is produced in 2000 hectares of salt evaporation pans and ‘marine prairies’ using a traditional know-how, jealously guarded from any kind of mechanical intervention. A real showcase for traditional methods and local produce, the 'Terre de Sel' shop and exhibition space is the starting point for walks out into the salt marshes, accompanied by a naturalist or salt-marsh worker. On the ground floor, the exhibition gives a comprehensive overview of...
    To the West of Loire-Atlantique, Guérande salt is produced in 2000 hectares of salt evaporation pans and ‘marine prairies’ using a traditional know-how, jealously guarded from any kind of mechanical intervention. A real showcase for traditional methods and local produce, the 'Terre de Sel' shop and exhibition space is the starting point for walks out into the salt marshes, accompanied by a naturalist or salt-marsh worker. On the ground floor, the exhibition gives a comprehensive overview of the ecosystem, fauna and flora of the Guérande peninsula, as well as the different jobs associated with salt production. Well-stocked, the shop sells the famous ‘fleur de sel’ sea salt, delicious salted butter caramels and a tasty selection of local produce.
  • Spoken languages

    • English
Services
  • Activities

    • Activity for 3-6 years
    • Activities for ages 9 to 12
    • Activities for ages 6 to 9
  • Services

    • Disabled facilities and reception
Rates

Payment methods

  • Debit cards
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • Rates 2020
  • Base rate
    From 9.50 € to 13.50 €
  • Child rate
    From 4 € to 8 €
Openings

Openings

  • From May 15, 2020 until October 30, 2020
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