Family Fun in La Baule, Pays de la Loire!



  • © Hotel Barriere Le Royal

    © Hotel Barriere Le Royal

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    © Pur du fou

Family Fun in La Baule, Pays de la Loire!

A beach holiday awaits at La Baule, located in the vibrant Pays de la Loire region in Western France.

From fun on the beach to wellness cures to golng to a bit of local history and culture, an unforgettable family escapade is yours for the creating!

Easy train connections between Paris and
La Baule make travelling a breeze.


Life is A Beach in La Baule
Your TGV rolls to a stop at the La Baule station located in the city's centre.
Mesmerising ocean views greet you on rst glimpses of this chic seaside resort.
Home to one of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World, a sandy beach stretching five kilometres promises many opportunities for fun under the sun.

With supervised swimming for children, it's time to put your feet up and enjoy the joys of a day well spent at the beach!


Where to StayThe Royal-Thalasso Barriere Hotel with itsneo-Romanesque architeture is a perfect choice foran elegant sojourn combined with wellness options.

The hotel is directly connected to one of the mostrenowned and luxurious Thalassotherapy centers inEurope. An array of facilities ranging from an indoorand outdoor heated seawater pool, a Health Club,tness center, outdoor jacuzzi, sauna and hammamensure a complete well-being experience. Childrenhave their own Kid’s Club that promises heaps ofcreative, non-stop activities!



Agenda Activities

* Discover the medieval village of Guérande.This fortied city is best for a ramble that acquaintsyou with sites such as the Saint-Aubin collegiate andthe Porte Saint-Michel – the latter housing a RegionalMuseum. Discover its ramparts or take back a fewsouvenirs that grace traditional boutiques. Keep youreyes xed upwards for spottings of wrought ironsignposts which are innately symbolic of Guérande!

* Head to the famous salt-marshes of Guérandewhich are formed by a mosaic of 2000 kms of canalsand basins where crystallised ne salt is made from seawater. A passionate guide explains how this mobilisation of seawater, sandand the wind coupled with the expertise of the salt harvesters culminates into theproduction of salt used for both cooking and garnishing. A visit to the souvenir storehas you taking back delicious salted caramel sweets and, of course, salt to avouryour cuisine back home!

* If rest and relaxation are on top of your list, plan a revitalisingthalassotherapy session typical of the region. Based on the use of seawaterand algae, succumb to the soothing care of professionals at the exclusive Thalgocenter – a haven for spa-seekers – nestled within the Royal Thalasso Barriere hotel.In a space of over 4000 sq metres dedicated to all things wellness, choose froma host of cures and treatments that promise to invigorate!

* For avid golfers, a choice of 7 golf courses gives enough opportunitiesto better their games. Tee off in style at La Baule’s international golf course with45 holes which is one of the largest in France! If action is more your thing, thena bit of horse-riding is sure to get your adrenalin pumping! If you do like to temptfate, plan a date at the casino for an interesting night out on town!



Jules Verne, A Mischievous Pachyderm and then some: The traintempts you to go further to Nantes. At close proximity from La Baule, Nantes,the birthplace of avant-garde thinker, Jules Verne, invites you for a recommendedcombination of sci- and mischief. Include a visit to the Jules Verne Museum inNantes that houses all his works. For a healthy dose of fun, hitch a ride with anotherlocal celebrity – the Grand Elephant of Nantes. This mechanical marvel invitesits passengers on an amusing 45-minute ride… Join the fun as this mischievouspachyderm sprays water on unsuspecting passersby! Enjoy more sci- at theMarine World Carousel which is located across the Grand Elephant. Spread over3 levels and dedicated to the sea, enjoy a true-blue merry-go round adventure withmythical aquatic creatures!Take time out to discover Nantes’s varied attractions in the form of its Cathedral,its historic city center, its chateau (1 of the 21 grand chateaux of the Loire),the Passage Pommeraye or the LU Tower (Lieu Unique), an old biscuit factorynow converted into an atypical art centre!Let the Games Begin at The Puy du Fou: At accessible distances fromLa Baule and Nantes, Le Puy du Fou – one of France’s most famous theme parks– promises an adventure like no other! This historic and educational theme parkprovides you with 4 themed villages – Rome, the Middle Ages, The Renaissance andthe Fantastic Forest – replete with action and adventure. This amazing day does notend at nightfall! On the contrary, the biggest night-time spectacle in the world –the Cinéscénie and the magic of the Organs of Fire show wait to enthral you! A stay at any of its 4 hotels prolongs your Puy du Fou experience!


Know Before You Go 

• Paris and La Baule are connected by the high speed TGV that connects the twocities in an approximateof 3 hours.

• Nantes and La Baule are an hour apart by train withfrequent trains linking the 2 cities. Nantes is alsowell-connected to Paris(under 3 hours), thanks againto the TGV!