St Gildas' sémaphore

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A strategic outpost overlooking the ocean, this historic look-out post became a semaphore station in 1865 and was later converted into a light house in 1954.
In its current role as a modern museum space it tells not only its own history but also the story of the evolution of maritime communication and the shipwreck catastrophes of the Loire estuary.
Opening day(s)

From Wednesday 01 July to Monday 31 August 2020

Every day

10:00 to 13:00 and 14:30 to 19:00

From Tuesday 01 to Wednesday 30 September 2020

Every day except Tuesday

10:00 to 13:00 and 14:30 to 18:00

From Thursday 01 October to Sunday 01 November 2020

Every day except Monday, Tuesday

14:30 to 17:30

Past Opening day(s)

From Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 30 June 2020

Every day except Tuesday

10:00 to 13:00 and 14:30 to 18:00

  • TYPE OF CULTURAL HERITAGE :
    • A museum or interpretation centre
  • PETS :
    • Pets not allowed
  • VISITS :
    • Individual admission (without guide)
    • Group admission (without guide)
    • Guided tours for groups
FaresRates periodMinMax
Adulte
EntranceA l'année4.50€
7-18 ans
EntranceA l'année3.50€
2 adultes + 2 enfants
EntranceA l'année12.00€
  • MEANS OF PAYMENT :
    • Cash in Euros
    • Credit card
    • Holiday Vouchers (specifically French)
    • Bank and post cheques

  • Distance from the sea :
    • 0,5 m. from the sea
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St Gildas' sémaphore
Pointe Saint Gildas
44770
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Phone : +33 2 40 21 01 21