Pornichet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pornichet: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The emphasis in Pornichet, immediately south of La Baule, is most certainly based around the long and sandy beach

Important note

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

Pornichet is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 60 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Pornichet is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Pornichet include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Pouliguen at 7 km and Guerande at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pornichet, 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 Pornichet in Pays de la Loire.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Pornichet

Markets in and near Pornichet

Market days in Pornichet: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Pornichet: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • La Baule: market every day except Monday (4km)
  • Le Pouliguen: market Friday & Tuesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Guerande: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Friday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Monday (11km)
  • Le Croisic: market Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Brevin-les-Pins: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Prefailles: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (20km)

More information about Pornichet, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Pornichet, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pornichet.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Vannes (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Briere (15km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais Salants de Guérande (16km)
  • Loire Estuaire (17km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (17km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (38km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (43km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (45km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (45km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (46km)
  • Anse de Mancel (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (48km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (50km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (50km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (51km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (51km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (52km)
  • Pont de Kérino (52km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin
    (Rivière de Conleau) (52km)
  • Source - Marle (53km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (53km)
  • Vincin (53km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (54km)
  • Pont du Vincin (54km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (57km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (36km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (47km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pornichet

Canton: Baule-Escoublac

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44380

Distance to Pornichet

from Nantes (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 847 km

from Bordeaux: 303 km

from Strasbourg: 765 km

Getting here

Pornichet 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 Pornichet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Baule and Saint-Andre-Des-Eaux.

This page in French: Visiter Pornichet