An excellent and magical place, Guerande grows a precious white treasure throughout France. You'll never know what treasure you can find here! Hint: It's "white gold" and it flows everywhere. Do you know it? Another clue: This 'white gold' crystallizes under the joint action of the sun and wind before being hand picked by man. It's Guerande salt! The taste of this product is essential to the region's cuisine. Experts can distinguish its flavour. Les Salines de Guerande is one of the 100 Highlighted Tastes of France, a place that enchants visitors. A place where water flows through a tangle of networks of canals and ponds. This place is one of the most visited in Guerande. Having been in existence since the Iron Age, hundreds of tourists come to see workers traditionally preparing the salt. The salt marshes are charming to stroll through and see the thousands of birds that fly over the place at sunset.
Guérande is a village across France, and its salt is famous in the country. This city, called the West Carcassonne, are behind medieval walls that look like stone that is impassable. But nothing is further from the truth, the people are festive and friendly to everyone. Between the Atlantic and the marshes of Brière, the Loire River Vilaine south and north, the city is bathed by waters that have made it the biggest producer of salt in the region of Pays de la Loire. Guérande imposes enough when you are facing the walls. The latest Dukes of Brittany were in charge of this fort. It is a jewel of the military architectural heritage and is the only city that still retained its outside intact. Its battlements conical slate and granite facades give us an idea of the effort involved when it was being built. This medieval city of ancient customs has a mild climate. Outside Guérande, the salt act as mirrors that reflect the profile of its walls Perfect place for photographers! If you are thinking of the Pays de la Loire, I recommend the salted butter caramel Guérande. This is a toffee, as we've all eaten but with a salty touch. It is one of the products of western France and of Guérande. It has many uses, and it is common for multiple flavors frostings, bathing pancakes, muffins, waffles, ice cream and cookies. The development of salted butter caramel is simple and fast. There are many formulas for confit. They can be more or less dense mixtures. With a special touch and flavor, this candy is a real treat for the palate.