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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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120 route de l Aubraie, 85100, Les Sables-d'Olonne, France
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

As non French speakers we felt we didn’t get the best from this attraction. We chose the boat tour and marshes experience at 20 euros per person. The 1 hour boat ride itself is lovely - very relaxing and in the warm sunshine the gentle...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jane P
LesSalinesenBateau, Responsable réception at Les Salines, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Dear Jane P, Firstly we would like to thank you for your commentary. We are happy that you liked our visit with the boat ride. We understand that a visit in French is not specially adapted for a foreigner, that’s why we made some translations...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We’re a family of 4 with an 11 and 13 yr old looking for a fun morning out. We have kayaked before and thought we’d have a go here. Took the 2 hr option and paddled down through the waterways and back as instructed in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank SiFi999
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We thought we would try out the salt marshes as we had never done anything like that before. It was not the cheapest day out - we just did the park, not the boat. Would recommend you check the times of the spectacle before coming...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank SEH910
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Having seen much of the area we decided to take the tour through the salt lakes. Lovely scenery, enthusiastic guide who told a lot about the history of the salt winning industry and about wildlife in the area. At the end another guide gave a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Paulus1958
Reviewed September 1, 2016

Les Salines give you an hour-long boat trip along the river just to the north of les Sables d'Olonne, with a very interesting commentary in French, though English visitors who didn't concentrate in their French lessons in school were given a written English translation. It...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Robin S
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Nice place for kayaking and paddle boarding. Charges are based on time. We were there when the tide was full in and this can make a big difference. Very relaxing paddling along the channels. Easy place to spend a couple of enjoyable hours. There are...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ihanney
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice visit; there are boat visits with a guide, different self guided rentals and a discovery path for kids with some games and enigmas. But not amazing. Ok if you are staying in the area, but not worth driving from far away

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 30, 2015

Les Salines was an attraction we found out about whilst en route to somewhere else, but the traffic was awful and the day was disappearing. The visit was a real treat and a great opportunity to wander around the site in a relaxing manner with...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Ali T
Reviewed July 6, 2015

We loved the salt lakes. Well worth a trip up them in a canoe. We had a really good time. We went as a family and laughed our way along the lakes. Safety vest is provided. Good value. Great fun and lots of fun

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank 565victoriap
Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Well organised, informative and activating atraction with avility for kids to collect self salt. Nicely artisanal and good local souvenir opportunities as well. Canoe and bike rental too.

Date of experience: July 2015
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