City waterfront, La Bernerie-en-Retz has still preserved natural heritage and architectural style of quality highlighted with ZPPAUP. It also has all the necessary ingredients to a host of quality: many bars and restaurants, hotels, cinema, sports, water sports completely redone, library, many health professions.
La Bernerie-en-Retz former small fishing village, was behind the construction of "pussies" ships with three masts whose particularity was able to install the rudder at the front or rear. These boats made the fortune of La Bernerie-en-Retz. They ensured the transport of foodstuffs and other materials. They sailed the summer to Lorient and Belle-Isle, and south to Libourne.