Shopping in La Baule and the surrounding areas
Do you need a bathing trunk, a navy sweater, a toy for children or do you just want to shop? You will find in La Baule and its surroundings all the shops you need.
The center of La Baule and especially the avenue du General de Gaulle are overflowing with boutiques from major brands of clothing, footwear, leather goods, interior decoration. Window-shopping is pleasant, in this very airy road which leads to the ocean. Also at Pornichet, there are several multi-brand boutiques in the city center, which often offer attractive prices during the summer.
But the most pleasant place to go window-shopping is undoubtedly the downtown Guérande: inside the high ramparts of the medieval city nestles a labyrinth of alleys each one more beautiful than the last. There is an assortment of shops to make an impression on all those who like to go shopping, such as chocolate shops, confectionery shops, marine clothing shops, shoes, accessories, jewelery shops, wooden toy shops, etc. Not forgetting local craft stores and galleries that expose the artists of the region. Lose your bearings in its narrow streets and take the opportunity to visit the church of the Collegiale Saint-Aubin, which has passed through more than a millennium of history. If you want to bring back tasty and authentic souvenirs, it is in Guérande that we advise you to do your shopping.
For a less bucolic but efficient shopping, you will find in the area of La Baule two large commercial zones, that of Trignac, in the direction of Saint-Nazaire and that of Villejames, near Guérande. At first glance, those who are passionate about sewing will be able to find a store of fabrics and wool extremely sought - after because very well supplied, especially in fabrics of haute couture.
Finally, if you like low prices, you can also go to the marketplaces, in La Baule or Pornichet: many stands offer accessories, jewelry and small clothes at unbeatable prices.