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Take the tour of the salt flats

We took a tour of the salt flats with a wonderful guide who spoke excellent German and made the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
New York City, New York
If you have not seen sea salt production, have a look

It was one of our must's on our trip. I have seen similar in south of France. Here I discovered... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Walk accompanied by a guide which was really nice. The goal of this walk was the discovery of the wildlife in the salt marshes, spend a great time walking and seeing the sun go down. It made for very beautiful light in the sky and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

We took a tour of the salt flats with a wonderful guide who spoke excellent German and made the tour extremely interesting and interactive. Very informative and gave good insight into the history behind Guerande salt and the effort and challenges that go with harvesting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Juma1707
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We arrived on a dull and slightly drizzling Sunday and asked if there was any option of an English tour; Initially we were told the English Tour would be on a Monday, and were asked if we could come back- sadly, we could not. After...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

We visited recently, on an excursion from a cruise on the River Loire. It was a mixed group of French and English and we felt that the English lost out rather, as only a fraction of what the local guide said in French actually got...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The shop is definitely a nice place to be, to purchase and get very good salt, especially Fleur de sel! Lots of salt derivatives also were available for purchase which was great! The tour was quite nice, not going very far in the marais, but...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank diamen56
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I love the "Sel de Guerande" products, they have a wide variety of products at the best prices, so better buy your salt from here than pay double the price elsewhere!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Directly located at the salines this is good occasion to fill up your suitcase with cookies and salt...

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped by and visited Terre De Sel. Took a 45 minute tour and learned all about the process of making salt and why this location is ideal for making salt. Worth your time stopping here.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

It was one of our must's on our trip. I have seen similar in south of France. Here I discovered several interesting facts. 1 liter local sea water consists 35 grams of salt, they do not add any additives and they use basically the same...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Rexonaut
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

These salt harvesting pans are easily seen by foot. We saw the harvesting of the first harvest salt which is sparkling white and the layer underneath which is described as the second harvest and more grey -looking. We were told that the first harvest is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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