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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire-Atlantique

Pornichet - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire-Atlantique

In southern Brittany, where the Loire just finished his long journey, on the border between the Brière marsh and the Atlantic Ocean, is a common Pornichet main area La Baule - Guérande Peninsula. A 3 / 4 of an hour's drive from Nantes, Pornichet is the heart of a region rich in historical, natural and urban.

Invigorating walks on the coastal path or in the countryside, swimming or sunbathing on its three sandy beaches, water or raw sensations escaped to sea, shopping and heritage discovery market, paris at the track or visiting the casino, spa beneficial to the spa or excursion in the area, sporting events and children's day ... to Pornichet, it vibrates, you can appreciate, we explore, dream!

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.2634260 (N 47° 15’ 48”)
Longitude-2.3405710 (W 2° 20’ 26”)
Surface area12.67 km²
Population10707 inhabitants
Density845 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNantes (73 km, 59 min)
Insee code44132
IntercommunalityCA de la Région Nazairienne et de l'Estuaire
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

La Baule-Escoublac5.5 km (12 min)
Le Pouliguen8.9 km (19 min)
Saint-André-des-Eaux9.2 km (15 min)
Saint-Nazaire12.1 km (15 min)
Trignac14.8 km (14 min)
Guérande15.7 km (16 min)
Montoir-de-Bretagne18.8 km (17 min)
Saint-Lyphard19.9 km (22 min)
Saint-Malo-de-Guersac20 km (18 min)
Saint-Molf22 km (20 min)
Saint-Brevin-les-Pins22 km (22 min)
Batz-sur-Mer23 km (23 min)
La Turballe23 km (23 min)

Things to see and do

Browse Pornichet neighborhoods and discover at your own pace, their charms and their buildings:

The Pornichet downtown, along the Bay of Pornichet - La Baule, is run throughout the year. Beach, thalassotherapy center, ports, casino, beach clubs, sailing schools, houses of character, restaurants, bars and shops contribute to a successful stay full.

Good Source / Sound-Marguerite, a meeting place for artists and businessmen from the late 19th century, this neighborhood, bordered by four miles of beaches and coves, has retained its relaxed lifestyle and an exceptional wooded . The area family vacation on the beach with beach clubs, restaurants and sailing schools.

Hamlets. Of its rural past, Pornichet kept a nice wooded countryside. Minutes from beaches by car or bike lanes, the area, starting point for hiking or biking, offers a very pleasant holiday for "nature".

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Discover the activities and events Pornichet: sport, culture, heritage, entertainment. All year round, offers Pornichet thousand and one memories to share with family. Some examples of events Pornichet:

The Festival Renc'Arts Pornichet to mid-July to mid August. During the summer, two nights a week, come to dream of artists from around the world: Tuesday evening for street arts, on Thursday nights for music from different cultures ...

Fridays of Little Wolf. Every Friday during school holidays, Pornichet rejuvenates and invites children with their parents to spend time sharing, fun and original games, entertainment, sport clinics or offset ... The joy of children makes parents happy ...

Major national tours: musical performances, sports days, free entertainment, Pornichet is the destination of the major tours nationwide as the playa Sport (sporting event organized by a great French football club), or free concerts with stars who like to do the show.

Pornichet Roller Summer: 2 km circuit with sound and secure dedicated to skating once a week in the evening. Original, the sunset on skates where amateur and confirmed may share friendly moments.

And many other events: 100% Pornichet Nautik, two days to discover the pleasures of water sports, horse racing at night, twice a week in summer ...


Sainte-Marguerite beach
Sainte-Marguerite beach
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Beach Good Source
Beach Good Source
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Animation sea kayaking in Pornichet
Animation sea kayaking in Pornichet
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Volleyball on the beach Pornichet
Volleyball on the beach Pornichet
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Animation for children Pornichet
Animation for children Pornichet
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Countryside and hiking trail to Pornichet
Countryside and hiking trail to Pornichet
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Villa seaside Pornichet 20th century
Villa seaside Pornichet 20th century
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Tuesday 21 april
Min. 12°C - Max. 23°C
Wednesday 22 april
Min. 14°C - Max. 24°C
Thursday 23 april
Min. 12°C - Max. 20°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Pornichet is at the heart of Southern Brittany, rich in authenticity and diversity. Travel the rugged coastline, to the Pouliguen Croisic, according to its creeks and its coastal path, glide over the water in the canals of Briere. Soak up the magic of its cottages, fall under the spell of a sunset in the salt marshes known Guérande, board a ship of the imagination, and discover the birth of the giants of the sea in St. -Nazaire ...

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Kitesurfing lessons on Brittany’s beaches
Sports sensations80 € to 500 € Sarzeau (39 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Vélocéan - Cycling in Loire-Atlantique
Cycling itineraryEasy4h30Saint-Brevin-les-Pins (13.2 km)
Along the Haute Perche Canal
HikeEasy1h30Pornic (25 km)
Grand Val Trail-caden
HikeAthletic5h00Caden (41 km)
Popinettes Trail, Questembert
HikeIntermediate4h25Questembert (45 km)
Ardoisières Trail malansac
HikeIntermediate6h10Malansac (46 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals