Cite Medievale de Guerande, Guerande

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Cite Medievale de Guerande was built to protect salt flats 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. To visit Cite Medievale de Guerande on your trip to Guerande, use our Guerande trip planner.
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  • During our visit of Brittany we also have visited the “Medieval city of Guérande”. The fortified enclosure of Guérande is one of the best preserved in France and the most complete in Brittany. Based.....  more
    During our visit of Brittany we also have visited the “Medieval city of Guérande”. The fortified enclosure of Guérande is one of the best preserved in France and the most complete in Brittany. Based.....  more »
  • Though we have travelled in Brittany extensively for some reason we had never visited Guerande. It is a wonderful small walled city with lots of interesting shops and restaurants. 
    Though we have travelled in Brittany extensively for some reason we had never visited Guerande. It is a wonderful small walled city with lots of interesting shops and restaurants.  more »

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