Landscapes that change with the seasons
Apart from the presence of a lake at the Pont de L’Ouen, the wetlands are flooded in winter. In summer, it is drained. Among the huge meadows with florishing vegetation can only be seen the « douves », small canals bordered with willows.
The vineyard bordering the wetlands and the market gardenings, give the landscapes a picturesque aspect that change according to the seasons
A preserved site
More than 143 bird species are present more or less regularly on Goulaine wetlands. This environment allows the nesting of rare species. There are also many rare plants. Favorable environment also for insects and butterflies but also fish. These wetlands are one of the largest pike spawning grounds in France. .
La Maison Bleue in Haute Goulaine is a reception, information and education office on Goulaine wetlands (hosting classes and groups). It is also a place of exhibitions and activities .
La Maison bleue
Tél : 00 33 (0)2 40 54 55 50