The harbour at Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie
Saint Gilles Croix de Vie is a typical seaside town.
The fishing port
Saint Gilles Croix de Vie is famous for is blue fish, i.e. sardines and mackerel.
Some fifty boats cover the whole spectrum of fishing techniques: trawl, line, lobster pot, net, deep-sea etc.
Fishermen sell their catches in the modern harbour side market.
The leisure marina
Port la Vie has 1,200 deep-water moorings.
The reception is at the harbour entrance. Sailors are guided to a space and offered assistance with mooring, filling up etc.
Staff are pleasant and helpful and the facilities of high quality.
As the port is in town, everything is on your doorstep.