Maison des paludiers

  • 01 - La Maison des Paludiers - Guérande - Saillé
  • Guérande Saillé Maison des Paludiers Marais salants maquette d'une saline
01 - La Maison des Paludiers - Guérande - SailléGuérande Saillé Maison des Paludiers Marais salants maquette d'une saline


In the heart of Saillé village, LA MAISON DES PALUDIERS proposes 2 guided tours to discover the thousand-year old secrets of the «SEL DE GUERANDE».

You’ll be sitting or half-sitting during this tour.
It begins with the museum and an explanation
by a salt harvester of how a salt pond works
through the use of a large model, and ends with
a movie on the big screen (8 m) to see the work
of a salt harvester over a one year period.

TOUR OF A SALT POND (1.5 hours).
A salt harvester will explain the extraction
process to you. Follow the seawater from the
marsh creek to where salt crystallisation takes
place, the crystallisation pond. You will see the
gradient, subtle adjustments and if the weather
allows, taste the «fl eur de sel» hand-picked in
front of you.

The visit ends with the screening of a film.
Opening day(s)

From Wednesday 01 May to Saturday 31 August 2019

Every day

10:00 to 12:30 and 14:00 to 18:00

From Sunday 01 to Monday 30 September 2019

Every day

10:00 to 12:30 and 14:30 to 18:00

From Tuesday 01 to Thursday 31 October 2019

Every day

14:30 to 17:30

Clasification, Labels, Chains
  • Labels and Brands :
    • Exceptional site classified as ?tastes and flavours inspired by the salt marshes of Guerande'.
    • Ville d'Art et d'Histoire ? brand
    • A Natura 2000 classified site
  • Visit/Heritage :
    • Museum
    • Marsh/wetland
    • Village paludiers
  • Kind of visits :
    • Guided visit
    • Average duration of the guided tour 1h ou 1h30
  • Nationwide Event :
    • Takes part in les Journées Européennes du Patrimoine
  • Group Reception :
    • Maximum number of people/maximum capacity 150
    • Coach parking
Equipment & Services
  • On Site Services :
    • Free parking
  • Baby/Child Equipment :
    • Pushchair access
  • Disabled Acess :
    • Accessible for people with reduced mobility
    • Magnetic loop
    • Adaptée aux personnes déficientes visuelles
    • Supports d'aide à la visite maquette tactile
La Maison des Paludiers
18 rue des Prés Garnier
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.29488
Longitude : -2.43093
  • Geographical Location :
    • Distance from a bus stop 500 m
    • Distance from the railway station 2 km (Le Pouliguen)
    • Distance from the shops 3,5 km (La Baule)
    • Distance from the beaches 3,5 km (La Baule)
    • Distance from the coast 3,5 km (La Baule)
    • Distance from the town centre 3,5 km (Guérande)
    • Velocean bike path (5 km max)
    • GR® 34 (2 km max from the track)


09/02/2019 - 31/10/2019
- Enfant3.80€5.80€
- Adulte5.50€8.50€
Maison des paludiers
18 rue des Prés Garnier
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Phone : +33 9 53 07 74 06
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  • Languages Spoken :
    • English
    • German
    • Spanish