The tower of Saint-Guénolé

  • Façade de la Tour Saint-Guénolé
  • Détail des contreforts de la Tour Saint-Guénolé
  • Ruelle donnant sur la Tour Saint-Guénolé
  • Vue aérienne depuis la Tour Saint-Guénolé
Façade de la Tour Saint-GuénoléDétail des contreforts de la Tour Saint-GuénoléRuelle donnant sur la Tour Saint-GuénoléVue aérienne depuis la Tour Saint-Guénolé

Presentation

This magnificent tower which dominates the Peninsula of Guérande was constructed in the 17th century.  From the dizzy height of 56m it affords you an impressive view over the Ocean and the salt marshes.

The church tower of Saint-Guénolé provides the most beautiful panoramic view of this region of France! The handrail surrounded terrace is accessible by an internal spiral staircase with its 184 steps. On a clear day you can see as far as Noirmoutier and Belle-Ile-en Mer.

Tickets are on sale up until 30 minutes before closing time. It can be closed in the event of bad weather.

Useful to know:  there is a ATM machine 100m away from the tower.

Opening hours:
April: afternoon from 2pm to 6pm
May and June: from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6:30pm
July and August: from 10am to 7pm
September: from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm
Opening day(s)

From Sunday 05 to Thursday 30 April 2020

Every day

14:00 to 18:00

From Friday 01 May to Tuesday 30 June 2020

Every day

10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:30

From Wednesday 01 July to Monday 31 August 2020

Every day

10:00 to 19:00

From Tuesday 01 to Wednesday 30 September 2020

Every day

10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:00

From Sunday 18 October to Monday 02 November 2020

Every day

14:00 to 18:00

Clasification, Labels, Chains
  • Labels and Brands :
    • Petite Cité de Caractère de Bretagne-quaint, historical village/town of Loire Atlantique
Information
  • Visit/Heritage :
    • Panorama
    • Church/chapel/Collegiate
    • Heritage (castles, monuments, megaliths)
  • Kind of visits :
    • Visit at your leisure
  • Nationwide Event :
    • Takes part in les Journées Européennes du Patrimoine
  • Group Reception :
    • Maximum number of people/maximum capacity 10
Equipment & Services
  • On Site Services :
    • Free parking
Accessibility
  • Disabled Acess :
    • No accessible for people with reduced mobility
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Destination
Tour Saint-Guénolé
Place du Garnal
44740
BATZ SUR MER
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.27726
Longitude : -2.48030
  • Geographical Location :
    • Distance from a bus stop 0.2 km
    • Distance from the railway station 0.5 km
    • Distance from the beaches 0.8 km
    • Distance from the coast 0.3 km
    • Distance from a place to swim 0.3 km
    • Velocean bike path (5 km max)
    • GR® 34 (2 km max from the track)

Tarifs

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Enfant de moins de 12 ans
Child 1.00€
- Adulte2.00€
Contact
The tower of Saint-Guénolé
Place du Garnal
44740
BATZ SUR MER
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