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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 labels
Latitude47.2634260 (N 47° 15’ 48”)
Longitude-2.3405710 (W 2° 20’ 26”)
Surface area12.67 km²
Population10777 inhabitants
Density850 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNantes (46 mi, 59 min)
Insee code44132
IntercommunalityCA de la Région Nazairienne et de l'Estuaire
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

La Baule-Escoublac3.4 mi (12 min)
Le Pouliguen5.5 mi (19 min)
Saint-André-des-Eaux5.7 mi (15 min)
Saint-Nazaire7.5 mi (15 min)
Trignac9.2 mi (14 min)
Guérande9.8 mi (16 min)
Montoir-de-Bretagne11.7 mi (17 min)
Saint-Lyphard12.4 mi (22 min)
Saint-Malo-de-Guersac12.6 mi (18 min)
Saint-Molf13.9 mi (20 min)
Saint-Brevin-les-Pins13.9 mi (22 min)
Batz-sur-Mer14 mi (23 min)
La Turballe14 mi (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. Throughout the year, Pornichet offers a thousand and one memories to share with family. Some examples of events Pornichet:

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

Fridays of Little Wolf. Every Friday in spring and summer, Pornichet rejuvenates and invites children with their parents to spend time sharing, fun and original games, entertainment, sports shops or staggered... The joy of children makes parents happy...

Major national tours: musical performances, sports days, free events, Pornichet is the destination of big tours nationwide as FDJ Tour NRJ 12, TF1.

Pornichet Roller Estival: 2 km circuit and secure sound system dedicated to roller skating once a week in the evenings summer. Original, the sunset on skates where amateur and confirmed may share friendly moments.

And many other events: Pornichet Nautik 100%, two days to discover the pleasures of water sports, horse racing at night, twice a week in summer, the Tour de France Sailing Race, the Exhibition of sculptures on sand...


Beach Sainte-Marguerite
Beach Sainte-Marguerite
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Beach Booksellers - Pornichet
Beach Booksellers - Pornichet
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Congrigoux of The tip
Congrigoux of The tip
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Pornichet to sea kayak Animation
Pornichet to sea kayak Animation
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Volleyball on Pornichet beach
Volleyball on Pornichet beach
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Ker Sovereign
Ker Sovereign
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Campaign and hiking trail to Pornichet
Campaign and hiking trail to Pornichet
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The tip of Bé
The tip of Bé
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animation Pornichet children
animation Pornichet children
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Pornichet seaside villa of the twentieth century
Pornichet seaside villa of the twentieth century
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Beach Good Source
Beach Good Source
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seagulls at low tide
seagulls at low tide
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Sunday 19 march
Min. 5°C - Max. 13°C
Monday 20 march
Min. 7°C - Max. 14°C
Tuesday 21 march
Min. 6°C - Max. 15°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
Surfing lessons or course
Sports sensations42 € to 180 € Saint-Brevin-les-Pins (8.1 mi)
Visit a linen painting studio and gallery
Arts and CraftsFreePornic (15.8 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Vélocéan - Cycling in Loire-Atlantique
Cycling itineraryEasy4h30Saint-Brevin-les-Pins (8.2 mi)
Along the Haute Perche Canal
HikeEasy1h30Pornic (15.3 mi)
Grand Val Trail-caden
HikeAthletic5h00Caden (25 mi)
Sentier des ostréiculteurs - La Barre de Monts Fromentine
HikeEasy1h05La Barre-de-Monts (27 mi)
Popinettes Trail, Questembert
HikeIntermediate3h20Questembert (28 mi)


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