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This is definitely worth a visit if you're interested in history and industrial/ agricultural archaeology or specifically in salt production. It is also an interesting lesson in the natural history/ecology of the marshes. There are regular tours around the site which is a restored salt...More
Escape the frantic buzz of traffic..the crowded streets, supermarkets and beaches..This area is so unspoilt..teeming with wildlife..fantastic early morning or late evening.. you can walk..tho remember your path..its like a maze..or cycle..or take a guided tour...everyone visiting the vendee should visit this area
We stopped in here after being interested by all the salt farms around the area and wanted to learn more. Didn't do the tour as we arrived at wrong time and it's in French but we strolled around and it's a lovely place to visit....More
Our son was asking where the salt is made, so we took the opportunity to offer him a first hand explanation.
The salty marshes are really picturesque but to really make the most of it you should go for the guided tour( french, not sure...More
as we were there in may and fancied the tour we were disappointed that it wasn't yet open. but did manage a short stroll around the area. better information on opening dates should be included in tourist publications.