Pornic

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Pornic
TownPornic
Insee code44131
Postcode44210
Latitude47.1154910
Longitude-2.1044440
AltitudeFrom 0 to 60 meters
Surface94.20 km²
Population14704 inhabitants
Density156 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsLa Bernerie-en-Retz at 6.3 km
Chief townNantes (at 50 km, 50 min)La Plaine-sur-Mer at 7 km
DepartmentLoire-AtlantiqueTharon-Plage at 7 km
RegionPays de la LoireSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Pornic is the last port in Brittany.

Human presence is attested since prehistoric times.

Its carnival in April, is an event not to be missed.

For dining, the products of the famous Fraiseraie are a treat (ice cream, jams, fruit jellies). Must also cheese Curé Nantais, made Pornic. A taste too, the beers from a brewery Brigantine Pornic.


SIGHTSEEING

  • To see: the castle Pornic, the mound of Mousseaux corniche rides on the coastal footpath ...
  • To do: the adventure in the trees, water sports, fishing, tours offered by the Tourist Office ...
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Pornic
Information pointsTourist Office of Pornic
Leisure centresBeach Montbeau,   Beach of L'Etang,   Beach of La Birochère,   Beach of La Fontaine aux Bretons,   Beach of La Joselière,   Beach of La Noëveillard,   Beach of La Source,   Beach of the Grandes Vallées,   Beach of the Porteau,   Beach of the Portmain,   Beach of the Sablons,   Casino of the Môle,   Golf Course of Pornic,   Marina of Gourmalon,   Marina of La Noëveillard
MonumentsCastle of Pornic,   Dolmen of La Joselière,   Tumulus of the Mousseaux
Natural sitesBay of Bourgneuf,   Headland of Noëveillard,   HeadlandAu Chevaux

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Every year in March, the festival of the Chanson de Café, enables amateur artists to come out.
  • Every year in April, the Carnival Pornic.
  • In late August, the Celtic festival of St Gilles.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Heritage Maritime and River:
  • The Semaphore Point St. Gildas in Préfailles.
  • The Marine Museum in Saint-Brevin-les-Pins.
  • The Maritime Canal of Lower Loire, also known as Canal Maritime de la Martiniere, to Frossay.
  • Paimboeuf, pre-historic port of Nantes.
  • Historical and Cultural Heritage:
  • The repository of old crafts and home of the wash house in Saint-Père-en-Retz.
  • The Chapel of Prigny and the lantern of the dead to Moutiers-en-Retz.
  • Know-how:
  • The Making of Cakes St-Michel Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef.
  • Parks:
  • Wild Planet in Port-Saint-Père: safari trail of 10 km and marine city which hosts the dolphins.
  • The Great Park of the Legends: a site of 33 hectares devoted to animals, tales, legends and superstitions. 3 shows.
  • Cities around:
  • Saint-Nazaire and yards of the Atlantic.
  • Nantes, a city of art and history.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Naturalists’ boat trip in BrièreNature and the outdoorsFrom 10 € to 30 €Saint-Malo-de-Guersac (28 km)

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PHOTOS

Beach PornicBeach Pornic
 
The castle and the old port of PornicThe castle and the old port of Pornic
Other beach PornicOther beach Pornic
 
The Casino PornicThe Casino Pornic
Famous glacier PornicFamous glacier Pornic
 
A fishery PornicA fishery Pornic
A regatta PornicA regatta Pornic
 
Wearing Pornic view of the upper townWearing Pornic view of the upper town
The cairn of Mousseaux (sixth or fifth millennium BC. AD)The cairn of Mousseaux (sixth or fifth millennium BC. AD)
 
The new port, the marina NoëveillardThe new port, the marina Noëveillard
Pornic The old port and the upper town, its churchPornic The old port and the upper town, its church
 
Castle PornicCastle Pornic
The coastal footpath that runs along the Côte de JadeThe coastal footpath that runs along the Côte de Jade
 
Range PornicRange Pornic
Small charming coves PornicSmall charming coves Pornic
 
Little Creek PornicLittle Creek Pornic
Harbour and CastleHarbour and Castle
 
CastleCastle
The Thalasso Pornic and beach SourceThe Thalasso Pornic and beach Source
 
Stroll along the old portStroll along the old port
The castle towerThe castle tower
 
The 18-hole golf PornicThe 18-hole golf Pornic
The path through the treesThe path through the trees
 
Pornic Earthenware, hand paintingPornic Earthenware, hand painting

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WEATHER

Monday 21 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 13°C
Tuesday 22 April
Day
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Min. 5°C - Max. 17°C
Wednesday 23 April
Day
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Min. 9°C - Max. 14°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Carré Gourmand - Hôtel Best Western  
6.4
  SPECIAL OFFER
Pornic
Upon entry, a superb wine cellar all glass sets the tone: the aesthetic is at the service of good taste. The windows framed with bright walls, wooden floor and ceiling framing a wide...
Located in Pornic23 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge la Fontaine aux Bretons  
8.8
  SPECIAL OFFER
Pornic
Stop greedy - In the center of the garden, the fountain was formerly Breton pilgrims to freshen up before heading back to Saint Jacques de Compostela. Today, Auberge la Fontaine aux...
Located in Pornic36 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Cap - Casino de Saint-Brévin l'Océan  
8.2
Saint-Brevin-les-Pins
Put Le Cap to ... - The Loire Valley and along the coast to Le Cap restaurant, located on the seafront of the small coastal town of Saint-Brevin-les-Pins. There an exceptional view...
Located 13.8 km from Pornic31 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Villa with 4 bedroomsUne escale a pornic    
10
Pornic
From leather, wood, stone and iron, a set of materials makes each of our unique rooms... Warmth and serenity for your holiday by the sea.
Located in PornicFrom 75 € to 99 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLes planches    
9.3
La Bernerie-en-Retz
At 200 m from the beach and shops, welcome to our home in a relaxing and welcoming. Our rooms all have independent access to the garden.
Located 6.7 km from Pornic90 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLe clos des Alizés    
10
Saint-Brevin-les-Pins
The contemporary house is set in a charming district, only 300 m from the ocean. The rooms are very confortable fastefully decorated. A spacious veranda is forseen for the breakfast...
Located 14.1 km from PornicFrom 65 € to 70 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 2 personsMaisonnette sur jardin à 50 m de l'océan  
10
Pornic
2 people. 3 max. A Pornic, peninsula Gourmalon independent house of 41 m ² on wooded closed. A short walk from the ocean (3 minutes), shopping downtown (15 minutes), train station (15...
Located in PornicFrom 400 € to 600 € per week 
Mobile-Home for 6 personsDomaine du Collet - location mobil home  
9.6
Les Moutiers-en-Retz
In front of the Atlantic ocean beside a small fishing harbour this 4 star campsite “Domaine du Collet” offers its customers a different and specific quality of sojourn, thanks to its...
Located 12.9 km from PornicFrom 200 € to 700 € per week 
Ground floor for 4 persons'Coté Mer' Les Sableaux  
9.2
Noirmoutier-en-l'Île
Duplex townhouse with garden, lawn and parking clos. Décors waterfront, built in 2009, jardin. Au terrace room ground floor lounge area with 2 seater sofa, television, dining area and...
Located 15.7 km from PornicFrom 450 € to 750 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
305 places over 8 haCamping la chênaie à pornic    
7.8
Pornic
A Pornic, in Loire Atlantique, camping Chênaie **** is ideally situated close to shops and beaches. This family campsite welcomes you in a remarkably large area with trees and landscaping....
Located in Pornic13 € per day 
311 places over 5,5 haCamping Les Ecureuils  
La Bernerie-en-Retz
In a wooded and landscaped 5-hectare area (313 sites) in south Brittany, in the heart of the Atlantic coast and close to Pornic, the 4 stars campsite Les Ecureuils (the Squirrels) in...
Located 6.1 km from Pornic 
140 places over 2,2 haCamping bel essor    
8.6
Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef
The campsite bel essor has retained a spirit traditionnel. Ici the family atmosphere and the green promotes calm and rest. For ideal vacation, camping is situated close to the center...
Located 7.7 km from PornicFrom 11.90 € to 16.10 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Beau Soleil - Hotel in PornicHôtel Beau Soleil     
8.1
Pornic
Located in Pornic’s old fishing port, Hôtel Beau Soleil offers views of the port and castle, free Wi-Fi access and luggage storage. Noëveillard Beach is just a 10-minute walk away....
Located in PornicRoom from 72 €
Brit Hotel Les Alizes - Hotel in PornicBrit Hotel Les Alizes     
8.2
Pornic
Set just 300m from the marina and 800m from the thalassotherapy centre, the hotel features well-equipped rooms with many modern comforts. Moreover, guests will enjoy a free private...
Located in PornicRoom from 55 €
Alliance Pornic Resort Thalasso & Spa - Hotel in PornicAlliance Pornic Resort Thalasso & Spa     
8.3
Pornic
Alliance Pornic Resort Thalasso & Spa offers ocean views and luxurious accommodation. Guests enjoy free access to the spa with swimming pool, hammam, sauna and gym. There is free Wi-Fi....
Located in PornicRoom from 129 €

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Quality Hotel & Suites Nantes Atlantique
Located a 10-minute drive from Nantes city centre, this hotel features modern air-conditioned accommodation, massages upon request and free internet access....
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