The tower of Saint-Guénolé

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Exceptional closure of the tower until 3 September at 2pm.

Magnificent building overlooking the Presqu'île, the Tower of the Saint-Guénolé church was built in the 17th century. From the top of its 70 m, it offers a breathtaking view of the ocean and the salt marshes, the most beautiful panorama in the region.

The balustraded terrace is accessible thanks to an interior spiral staircase with 184 steps. On a clear day, you can see the islands of Noirmoutier and Belle-Île-en-Mer.

Tickets are on sale up to 30 minutes before closing time. Closed in case of bad weather.

Departures every half hour. Duration of the visit: 25 minutes maximum. Capacity limited to 6 people, masks must be worn.

Sanitary pass required to climb the tower.
Opening day(s)

From Monday 01 July to Saturday 31 August 2024

Every day

10:00 to 18:30

From Sunday 01 to Monday 30 September 2024

Every day

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

From Saturday 19 October to Monday 04 November 2024

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
  • 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
  • Disabled Acess :
    • No accessible for people with reduced mobility


Tour Saint-Guénolé
29 rue de la Plage
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)


Enfant de moins de 12 ans
Child 1.00€gratuit pour les enfants de moins de 4 ans
The tower of Saint-Guénolé
29 rue de la Plage
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