Prinquiau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Brevin-les-Pins at 17 km from Prinquiau

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brevin-les-Pins at 17 km and Briere Regional Natural Parc at 23 km.

Prinquiau, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Brevin-les-Pins guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 23 km (direction west)

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

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Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Morbihan department

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

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at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 32 km (direction west)

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

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at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town, Redon is...

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Le Pouliguen

Le Pouliguen

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

If you visit the beach resort of Le Pouligueun be sure to follow the...

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Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction south)

The small town of Les Moutiers-en-Retz is best known for the nearby beach which...

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Batz-sur-Mer guide
La Turballe

La Turballe

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction west)

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

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The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loire Atlantique department

The Jardin Extraordinaire de Nantes has been created in an old quarry and features...

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Markets in and near Prinquiau

  • Donges: market Thursday (7km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (10km)
  • Saint-Brevin-les-Pins: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Herbignac: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (26km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (27km)
  • Pornichet: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • La Roche-Bernard: market Thursday (28km)
  • Pornic: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (28km)

More information about Prinquiau, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Prinquiau, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Loire Estuaire (12km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (27km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (29km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (31km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (39km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (40km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (40km)
  • Île Héron (France) (42km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (43km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (45km)
  • Elven (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (33km)
  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (39km)

Geography and distances

Prinquiau is in the north-west of France at 38 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Prinquiau is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Prinquiau

Canton: Savenay

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44260

Distance to Prinquiau

from Nantes (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 488 km

from Nice: 828 km

from Bordeaux: 302 km

from Strasbourg: 738 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 Prinquiau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Campbon, Donges, La Chapelle-Launay and Savenay.

This page in French: Visiter Prinquiau