Le Pouliguen tourism and travel guide

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Le Pouliguen is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Le Pouliguen. For detailed visitor information see the Le Pouliguen travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Pouliguen in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Batz-sur-Mer at 4 km and Guerande at 5 km.

Le Pouliguen, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

La Baule-Escoblac is a very pleasant and popular resort with a long...

See La Baule guide


at 4 km (direction west)

The resort at Batz-sur-Mer is much quiter and smaller than many nearby,...

See Batz-sur-Mer guide


at 5 km (direction west)

Guerande is one of the most interesting towns in Pays-de-la-Loire, with its...

See Guerande guide
Le Croisic

Le Croisic

at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

One of the nicest fishing harbour towns in the region, Le Croisic...

See Le Croisic guide


Seaside resort at 7 km (direction east)

The emphasis in Pornichet, immediately south of La Baule, is most certainly...

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La Turballe

La Turballe

Seaside resort at 10 km (direction north-west)

Less developed than some resorts here, the centre of activity in La...

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at 14 km (direction north-west)

The fishing harbour and traditional granite houses in Piriac-sur-Mer create an interesting...

See Piriac-sur-Mer guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 16 km (direction north-east)

Away from the beaches, Briere Regional Natural Parc is the second largest...

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Seaside resort at 20 km (direction east)

The beach at Saint-Brevin-les-Pins is the main attraction and we also enjoyed...

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Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

Pornic, a traditional port town with an attrcative harbour, is well placed...

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La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Morbihan department

The river harbour and historic old town centre make La Roche-Bernard a...

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at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

Pornic is one of the liveliest and most vibrant harbour towns along...

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at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Vendee department

On Noirmoutier island you can find lots of sandy beaches and a...

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at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Morbihan department

See Suscinio Castle and the Gardens of Chateau de Kerlevenan in Sarzeau...

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Market days in Le Pouliguen: seasonal market: Friday & Tuesday & Sunday;

  • Le Pouliguen: market Friday & Tuesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • La Baule: market every day except Monday (3km)
  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Friday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Monday (5km)
  • Guerande: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Le Croisic: market Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Pornichet: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Saint-Brevin-les-Pins: market Wednesday (20km)

More information about Le Pouliguen, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Pouliguen, France

What to do at Le Pouliguen? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Pouliguen.


  • Aquarium de Vannes (47km)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais Salants de Guérande (14km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (21km)
  • Loire Estuaire (23km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (38km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (40km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (41km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (41km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (42km)
  • Anse de Mancel (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (43km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (45km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (46km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (47km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (47km)
  • Pont de Kérino (47km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (47km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (48km)
  • Vincin (49km)
  • Source - Marle (49km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (49km)
  • Pont du Vincin (50km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (51km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (54km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (35km)

Geography and distances

Le Pouliguen is in the north-west of France at 66 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Le Pouliguen is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Pouliguen

Canton: Croisic

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44510

Distance to Le Pouliguen

from Nantes (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 853 km

from Bordeaux: 307 km

from Strasbourg: 771 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car via one of the ferry ports such as Saint-Malo or Cherbourg. Allow around 3 hours for the trip in France. For driving distances to Le Pouliguen from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Batz-sur-Mer, Guerande, La Baule and Le Croisic.

This page in French: Visiter Le Pouliguen