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Préfailles

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire-Atlantique

Préfailles - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire-Atlantique
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Located halfway between the Bay of Bourgneuf and the estuary of the Loire, Préfailles enjoys a unique window on the ocean. A few miles from Pornic, the town offers a rugged coastline of 10 km, saved and dotted with coves and beaches family. Widely known as the second half of the 19th century to the virtues of its curative spring water and the benefits of its sea-bathing, Préfailles has kept over time a typical seaside architecture, the essential charms.

Geographical information

MunicipalityPréfailles
Postcode44770
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Latitude47.1293530 (N 47° 7’ 46”)
Longitude-2.2181760 (W 2° 13’ 5”)
Surface area4.88 km²
Population1283 inhabitants
Density262 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNantes (60 km, 1h04)
Insee code44136
IntercommunalityCC de Pornic
DepartmentLoire-Atlantique
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

La Plaine-sur-Mer3.4 km (7 min)
Tharon-Plage7.7 km (12 min)
Pornic10.3 km (15 min)
Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef10.4 km (15 min)
La Bernerie-en-Retz17.9 km (19 min)
Saint-Père-en-Retz21 km (24 min)
Chauvé21 km (23 min)
Saint-Brevin-les-Pins22 km (23 min)
Les Moutiers-en-Retz23 km (23 min)
Arthon-en-Retz24 km (24 min)
Bourgneuf-en-Retz27 km (25 min)
Corsept27 km (28 min)
Saint-Viaud27 km (32 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

The Great Sea
The Great Sea
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The Wild Coast
The Wild Coast
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The fishery
The fishery
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The streets of Préfailles
The streets of Préfailles
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The coastal path to Préfailles along the coast of Jade
The coastal path to Préfailles along the coast of Jade
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Weather

Friday 6 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 12°C
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Saturday 7 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 15°C
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Sunday 8 march
Min. 1°C - Max. 14°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Accrobranche Explora Parc in the dune forest
Sports sensations10 € to 21 € Saint-Jean-de-Monts (39 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Along the Haute Perche Canal
HikeEasy1h30Pornic (9.2 km)
Vélocéan - Cycling in Loire-Atlantique
Cycling itineraryEasy4h30Saint-Brevin-les-Pins (14 km)
Grand Val Trail-caden
HikeAthletic5h00Caden (56 km)
Carquefou - Saint-Mars-la-Jaille Greenway
Cycling itineraryEasy5h00Carquefou (57 km)
Circuit n°9 - coex
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate1h00Coëx (59 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels