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Béhuard -an island village that is a delight to explore on foot or by bicycle

Béhuard is a treasure hidden in plain view! This little village is home to La Chapelle Notre-Dame sur la Loire, a pilgrimage site. Not only that, but it is also a UNESCO world heritage site and is listed as one of France’s Ville Fleurie. This later designation means beautiful architecture, flowers and landscaping are a ...

Guérande Salt Marshes

The first records of salt production in the Guérande salt marshes dates to the 9th century. The Guérande salt marshes comprise 1650 hectares and just beyond Guérande the Més salt marshes comprise 350 hecatares. Salt is harvested here as it has been harvested for centuries. The coarse naturally gray Guérande salt is less ...

Guérande

The medieval walled town of Guérande built its fortune on the salt marshes of the surrounding inlets. Salt has been harvested here since Roman times.  One the main reasons we wanted to visit Guérande was to visit some of the 1650 hectaires of the Guérande salt marshes. Walking around  the ramparts of Guérande ...