Les Moutiers-en-Retz

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Les Moutiers-en-Retz
TownLes Moutiers-en-Retz
Insee code44106
Postcode44580
Latitude47.0633020
Longitude-2.0002290
AltitudeFrom 0 to 39 meters
Surface9.57 km²
Population1293 inhabitants
Density135 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsLa Bernerie-en-Retz at 3.5 km (6 min)
Chief townNantes (at 46 km, 51 min)Bourgneuf-en-Retz at 5.5 km (7 min)
DepartmentLoire-AtlantiqueArthon-en-Retz at 8.1 km (10 min)
RegionPays de la LoireSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

The sea was once sovereignty over almost the full range of Moutiers.

Over the centuries, this "empire" has fallen to the city monastérienne what it is today: the real harmony between the blue and green, the sea and land.

Monastériens or holiday, the varied pleasures available to you:

Sea side, you will taste the joys of fishing on foot on the foreshore; Enjoy the beach and swimming between the ears of wood you will sail in the Bay of Bourgneuf and dock at the port collar (small Chinese port) .

On land, you will discover the marsh, a refuge for many plant and animal species, you will discover the historical heritage by visiting the church (with its altarpiece classified, his ex-voto ...), the lantern of the dead, the only works in France today, and many others ... You can stroll the ruins as you wish to discover or rediscover the unique character of Moutiers-en-Retz.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Historical monuments: the Church of St. Peter, the lantern of the dead, Chapel Prigny visible at concerts on Wednesdays in July and August at 21h.
  • The picturesque port of Collet and his captaincy.
  • Beaches.
  • Salt marshes.
  • Guided tours offered in July-August:
  • Salt marshes: visit the salt and bird watching.
  • History of Saline and salt to Moutiers and Bourgneuf Bay.
  • Panorama of Salt kiln: show in town hall, marriage hall (office hours) presentation tour in July and August on Thursday and Saturday at 11am.
  • Visit the Gallic salt kilns and salt marshes in the Middle Ages.
  • Marsh Lyarne.
  • Culinary Journey, to meet the providers who will share their occupation (paludier, oyster farmer, winemaker).
Detailed information
TransportTrain station Les Moutiers-en-Retz
Information pointsTourist Office of Les Moutiers-en-Retz
Leisure centresBeach of the Pré-Vincent
MonumentsChapel of Prigny,   Lantern of the Dead of the Moutiers-en-Retz

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Many festivals are held throughout the summer: free concerts and events on the municipal site of the Church Lady; free sporting activities; classical concert every Wednesday at the chapel of Prigny, puppet show, art shows, garage attics; craft markets.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Heritage Maritime and River:
  • The Semaphore Point St. Gildas in Préfailles.
  • Pornic, the upper town and its old castle.
  • The Marine Museum in Saint-Brevin-les-Pins.
  • The Maritime Canal of Lower Loire, also known as Canal Maritime de la Martiniere, to Frossay.
  • Paimboeuf, pre-historic port of Nantes.
  • Historical and Cultural Heritage:
  • The repository of old crafts and home of the wash house in Saint-Père-en-Retz.
  • Know-how:
  • The pottery of Pornic.
  • The Making of Cakes St-Michel Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef.
  • The Fraiseraie in Pornic.
  • The cheese of Pornic Curé Nantais.
  • The brewery of the Côte de Jade Pornic.
  • Parks:
  • Wild Planet in Port-Saint-Père: safari trail of 10 km and marine city which hosts the dolphins.
  • The Great Park of the Legends: a site of 33 hectares devoted to animals, tales, legends and superstitions. 3 shows.
  • Cities around:
  • Saint-Nazaire and yards of the Atlantic.
  • Nantes, a city of art and history.

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WEATHER

Saturday 20 December
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Min. 3°C - Max. 10°C
Sunday 21 December
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Min. 6°C - Max. 11°C
Monday 22 December
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge la Fontaine aux Bretons  
8.7
  SPECIAL OFFER
Pornic
Stop greedy - In the center of the garden, the fountain was formerly Breton pilgrims to freshen up before heading back to Saint Jacques de Compostela. Today, Auberge la Fontaine aux...
Located 6.7 km from Les Moutiers-en-Retz36 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantChez Ptit Père  
9.2
  SPECIAL OFFER
Fresnay-en-Retz
Chez Ptit Père bistro, located Fresnay-en-Retz, invites you to an interlude of indulgence and relaxation in a modern setting. The room appears in shades of red and brown. Side menu,...
Located 10.3 km from Les Moutiers-en-Retz21 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Colvert  
8.8
  SPECIAL OFFER
Fresnay-en-Retz
Le Colvert restaurant, located Fresnay-in-Ground, invites you to a gourmet getaway in style in shades of red and white. The room is spacious and bright. Side menu, the chef cooking...
Located 10.3 km from Les Moutiers-en-Retz13 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Villa with 4 bedroomsUne escale a pornic    
10
Pornic
From leather, wood, stone and iron, a set of materials makes each of our unique rooms... Warmth and serenity for your holiday by the sea.
Located 11.7 km from Les Moutiers-en-RetzFrom 77 € to 99 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsAu Passage du Gois    
10
Beauvoir-sur-Mer
Welcome at Au Passage du Gois, B&B in Beauvoir-sur-Mer (Vendée coastline). A lot of sun, sea and beaches and still less than 350 km from the port of Caen. We are living the dream –...
Located 17.2 km from Les Moutiers-en-RetzFrom 60 € to 95 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsCoté mer    
9.8
Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
Room redone in the style beachfront double shelf with TV led. Salle private water with shower and vanity, private toilet, separate exit, secure parking. Garden access. Small dog accepted...
Located 18.5 km from Les Moutiers-en-RetzFrom 60 € to 80 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 2 personsMaisonnette sur jardin à 50 m de l'océan  
9.6
Pornic
2 people. 3 max. A Pornic, peninsula Gourmalon independent house of 41 m ² on wooded closed. A short walk from the ocean (3 minutes), shopping downtown (15 minutes), train station (15...
Located 9.4 km from Les Moutiers-en-RetzFrom 350 € to 500 € per week 
House for 6 personsGîte au pays du grand chemin
Rouans
Charming house of 105 sqm on the ground floor, built in a former farm building, and combining the charm of the old and modern comfort. Dining / living room and open kitchen. Three bedrooms,...
Located 15.2 km from Les Moutiers-en-RetzFrom 335 € to 640 € per week 
House for 8 personsGites Mer et Marais Vendée
Châteauneuf
Located a 15-20 minute Des Iles Noirmoutier (the Passage du Gois) and D'yeu (pier) and the beaches of Saint Jean de Monts Notre Dame de Monts. We provide you with 3 Gites (Gites de...
Located 17.5 km from Les Moutiers-en-RetzFrom 330 € to 795 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
270 places over 12 haDomaine du Collet - location mobil home    
8.6
Les Moutiers-en-Retz
In front of the Atlantic ocean beside a small fishing harbour this 4 star campsite “Domaine du Collet” offers its customers a different and specific quality of sojourn, thanks to its...
Located in Les Moutiers-en-RetzFrom 15 € to 35 € per day 
311 places over 5,5 haCamping Les Ecureuils    
7.6
La Bernerie-en-Retz
In a wooded and landscaped 5-hectare area (313 sites) in south Brittany, in the heart of the Atlantic coast and close to Pornic, the 4 stars campsite Les Ecureuils (the Squirrels) in...
Located 3.7 km from Les Moutiers-en-Retz 
305 places over 8 haCamping la chênaie à pornic    
7.8
Pornic
A Pornic, in Loire Atlantique, camping Chênaie **** is ideally situated close to shops and beaches. This family campsite welcomes you in a remarkably large area with trees and landscaping....
Located 8.2 km from Les Moutiers-en-Retz13 € per day 

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HOTELS

Camping Le Clos du Moulin - Hotel in Les Moutiers-en-RetzCamping Le Clos du Moulin     
7.9
La Bernerie-en-Retz
Located in La Bernerie-en-Retz Camping Le Clos du Moulin is 2 km from the sea. It offers an outdoor swimming pool and an indoor swimming pool. Several bouncer castles for children and...
Located 2.3 km from Les Moutiers-en-RetzRoom from 75 €
Le Grand Large - Hotel in Les Moutiers-en-RetzLe Grand Large     
8.5
La Bernerie-en-Retz
Le Grand Large, located in the seaside town of Bernerie-en-Retz in the Pays-de-la-Loire region, is a Breton-style hotel with a terrace offering views of the sea. The guest rooms at...
Located 3.4 km from Les Moutiers-en-RetzRoom from 48 €
Hôtel de Nantes - Hotel in Les Moutiers-en-RetzHôtel de Nantes 
La Bernerie-en-Retz
Offering a bar and a restaurant, Hôtel de Nantes is located in La Bernerie-en-Retz. The beach is 180 m away and free WiFi access is provided throughout. All rooms are soundproofed and...
Located 3.5 km from Les Moutiers-en-RetzRoom from 40 €

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Okko Hotels Nantes Château
Located in Nantes city centre, just 900 metres from the train station and the Exhibition Centre, Okko Hotels Nantes Château features a 24-hour reception...
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