Along the sea front, to the end of the Loire estuary, or a circuit of the marshes : 10 visits, unsuspected and amazing offered to you. Over 10 years of experience at your service, a guided tour of quality and especially passionate. Tours are proposed "a la carte", you choose depending of your demand according to : time constraints, needs, desire and mobility of the participants. Tours in English upon demand. Bon voyage !
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La Baule and the Love Coast
The history of a bay once desinherited has become today the most beautiful in Europe.
The villas : the ladies of the coast, elegantes, imposing or surprising with incomparable charm, will delight architectural amateurs. At la Baule, all an epoch presents itself proudly in the pines, with an eternal elegance.
Everywhere on the coast, the sails dance and learn to exist with the capricious forces of the elements.
In this refined arc of a circle, live every moment to infinity !
Born from the salt commerce in the 15 th century, the number one french port for the catching of pink shrimp, wich was also one of the first tourist destination for sea attractions in the early 1900's, welcome you between land and ocean.
Through it's granite streets, savor the typical houses construction, and the iodine air, that was much appreciated by Alfred de Musset himself.
On leaving the effervescent port, discover the ocean in all her states, the wild coast furiously beautiful, and sculpted by the winds, the granite rocks recovered with moor, sheltered secret coves and small winding paths .
You absolutely must see this !
Your nose in the ocean spray, forget the rest of the world, the city is far, the stress too....
The mussel cultivation will no longer be a secret to you.
But keep your eyes open, because here passes the sacred Ibis, elegant Avocets, or wild gooses returning from Siberia.
Don't miss this !
In the begining, a rocky point for navigators and from land it looks like the end of the earth, this city was built twice in one century, has become the birth place of the most beautiful liners : a soul engraved in steel.
You will meet very close in the port, what was called by Jules Verne :"the floating cities".
On the bridge, the view is spectacular and the Loire becomes it's diva.
In panavision, you are offered the immeasurable work of the shipyards and aeronautic industry.
You are in the best place for a concentration of industrial excellence !
Nowadays, 80 trawlers and 300 fishermen compose the number one atlantic port for anchovies and sardines.
Assist with this magical spectacle, noisy and colorful, wich is the return of the catch, escorted by a myriad of sea-gulls.
A strange mixture of nature and industry !
The centenary ramparts encircle that wich Honoré de Balzac and Emile Zola considered as a feudal jewelry.
Inside the walls, appreciate the joyous patrimony of the peninsula: the Saint-Aubin collegiate church, or meander through cobblestone alleys and penetrate your soul with Gallic-Romans and other powerful lords.
This medieval city, more than a thousand years old, shines behind it's fortifications !
Kerhinet and the Brière marshes
In this labyrinth of waters and islands, between legends and mysteries, embark aboard a local wooden boat and admire the remarkable cultural patrimony.
Breathe deeply, you are the welcomed ones to the
black peat country !
The salt marshes
The salt illuminates with sparkling crystals, an impeccable geometry of this gigantic garden.
Sedentary or "en route ", the birds reflect their silhouettes on these versatile mirrors.
A treasure !
Let yourself be seduced with it's colorful port, it's alleys full of charm, and it's flowered market place, as others did before you : Zola, Daudet and Flaubert.
Thus, you won't forget this seaside town wich offers you numerous possibilities of promenades.
A marvel of well-being !
La Roche Bernard
The creation of this charming city of Celtic character built in the 10th century by the Vikings, guided by the lord Ben-Hart, settled on a promontary rock easily defendable.
A few places nearby, the Arzal dam and it's famous "fish ladder "where how hydro-technology and ecology exist together.
The soft mastering of water !