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Piriac-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

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Visit Piriac-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The fishing harbour and traditional granite houses in Piriac-sur-Mer create an interesting diversion from the long sndy beaches nearby

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Piriac-sur-Mer. For detailed visitor information see the Piriac-sur-Mer travel guide.

Piriac-sur-Mer is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 77 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Piriac-sur-Mer is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Croisic at 10 km and Guerande at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Piriac-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Piriac-sur-Mer in Pays de la Loire.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loire-Atlantique

Map of places to visit near Piriac-sur-Mer

Markets in and near Piriac-sur-Mer

Market days in Piriac-sur-Mer: seasonal market: Monday; seasonal market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Le Croisic: market Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Guerande: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Monday (12km)
  • Penestin: market Wednesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Le Pouliguen: market Friday & Tuesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • La Baule: market every day except Monday (16km)
  • Damgan: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (16km)

More information about Piriac-sur-Mer, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Piriac-sur-Mer, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais Salants de Guérande (12km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (24km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (27km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (27km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (28km)
  • Anse de Mancel (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (29km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (31km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (32km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (33km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (33km)
  • Loire Estuaire (33km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (33km)
  • Pont de Kérino (33km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (34km)
  • Vincin (35km)
  • Source - Marle (35km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (35km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (35km)
  • Pont du Vincin (36km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (37km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (37km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (38km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (40km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (41km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (46km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Elven (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (27km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Piriac-sur-Mer

Canton: Guérande

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44420

Distance to Piriac-sur-Mer

from Nantes (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 866 km

from Bordeaux: 321 km

from Strasbourg: 777 km

Getting here

Piriac-sur-Mer is in the north-west of France. 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 Piriac-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Turballe.

This page in French: Visiter Piriac-sur-Mer

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