Living + Teaching in La Baule, France

Population: 16,235
Département: Loire-Atlantique

Where to Drink

Where to Eat


Crêperie Barapom
153 Avenue du Général de Gaulle

Le Café de la Poste
4 Avenue Maréchal

Charlie's Corner
159 Avenue du Général de Gaulle

Le 16 Art
194 Avenue Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny

Le Bidule
122 Avenue Mazy

Where to Party + Dance

Best Spot to Grab a Coffee




Must-See | Must-Do

Museums to Visit


Musée Aéronautique Presqu'île Côte d'Amour
érodrome de la Baule

  • The beach in La Baule (the largest in Europe!) 
  • The Cité Médiévale and Marais Salants in Guérande
  • Côte Sauvage in Le Croisic
  • Le Parc Naturel Régional de Brière  

Ideas for Day + Weekend Trips


Pleasant Walks

Outdoor Activities

  • ater and sand sports at the beach
  • long the beach
  • Parc des Dryades
  • Forêt d'Escoublac

Housing Examples

  • 390€ per month for a 65-square-meter apartment with one roommate

Worst Things About
La Baule

Best Things About
La Baule

  • eautiful landscapes
  • Friendly people
  • Right near the beach
  • Does not always have great weather (cold and rainy)
  • Everything closes relatively early
  • Buses stop running around 19h00-20h00
  • oing out can be expensive with 15€ cover charges just to get in the door of clubs

Pro-Tips from Past + Current Teaching Assistants

  • Don't forget to bring your umbrella and raincoat!
  • There are not many young people living in La Baule, so don't expect to meet many people your age.
  • It can be quite expensive to go out to bars and clubs in La Baule, but there are better/less expensive bars in the neighboring villages of Pornichet and Guérande.


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