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 visit of the coast is very fast because there are 2 essential roads are partially pedestrian convenient to s stop eating but the aspect n is not clear
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  • It's not huge but it is always a pleasure to walk the streets of Guérande. It's medieval, it's beautiful and alive.
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  • It is a very touristy medieval city. The walls, a few types churches monuments and nice houses is what's left to say on the other hand they have taken advantage of this space where you can find all the souvenir shops. Too bad that's not more rustic.
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