Going out in La Baule

The Gastronomy of La Baule

Let yourself be surprised by the flavors of the territory of La Baule and Guérande: sweet or salty, they have a little taste of Brittany ...A specialty among the specialties, the irreplaceable Guérande salt perfumes butter and locally made caramels. You can also buy it in raw version, coarse ground salt, natural or fragrant. As for salt marshes, you can also taste salicornes, small plants to crunch like pickles or to cook beans.Other typical swamp production: beef. Livestock is an ancestral tradition: it is done in accordance with the cattle, fed GM-free, and the environment. Look for the...

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La Baule VIP

At the beginning of the 20th century, La Baule attracted the wealth holder of Nantes and Paris, who built their second homes there. The Paris smart set  gets a move on there soon, in the two prestigious hotels built in the 1920s, L'Hermitage and Castel Marie-Louise, as well as at the Casino. Mistinguett, who arrives there by seaplane, Joséphine Baker, and theater author Sacha Guitry. The golf course and the equestrian center springs up, while one begins to organize great regattas and special stage of a rally. Tino Rossi and Charlie Chaplin become, in turn, faithful. In the second half...

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