Medieval walled town of Guerande, Guerande
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Medieval walled town of Guerande translates as “white land,” so named because of the salt flats that surround the area. In fact, the town was built to protect this valuable commodity in the marshes below. Formidable ramparts guard the city’s entrance; they still look as if they were completed just days before you arrived. Two towers flanking the main gate have had a number of uses since their construction: as guard towers, a prison, a city hall, and, finally, a museum with artifacts, costumes, and information about military history on display. Inside the walls, the most notable point of interest is Saint Aubin’s Church, a popular place of worship and study in the 9th century. Stroll through the narrow streets and stop by a boutique to purchase local salt from the flats nearby. Put Medieval walled town of Guerande into our Guerande family vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Guerande.
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  • the arrival on the square in front the door Mason st, which is the main gate of this quote you etestransporter in a medieval time take care to turn that same walk to see the rampart city part of the moats that have been kept and you pass the 3 other doors of the city have imagine it lived at that time people of quote it come to see his muse and his beautiful collegiate church with its organs c is a wonder this city
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  • Historic center of quality. Impressive walls which can the outside tour, along part of pretty moat. Tourist shops mingle with shops of mouth (great chocolate...), outstanding antiques and lovely shops and art deco... To do all year, alone, in family...
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  • Guérande second visit; Good atmosphere of this medieval town, as many times as you want to come. Are very well preserved city walls of Guérande salt and souvenir shops, wander around the city so much fun. Happened to be Halloween time virtual Corps and photo we had.
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