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What to do, what to see

Walks & Heritage in Pornichet

Pornichet, a resort that’s bursting with charm!

To one side, there’s the town centre with its colourful seaside villas once home to illustrious families; to the other side, there’s the lush green countryside with miles of footpaths and cycle trails; then tracing the line of the ocean, there’s the coastal path for an invigorating walk, and near Saint-Nazaire, the little neighbourhood of Sainte-Marguerite, where time seems to have stood still….

There are so many things to discover in Pornichet!

On top of that, Pornichet is just 45 minutes from the city of Nantes, at the heart of a region offering a wealth of historic, natural and urban heritage.

Nestled within these sumptuous landscapes, with industrial touches, beaches of fine sand, and medieval heritage, ours is an ideal spot from which to explore the region.

Make the most of your time in Pornichet to visit the surrounding area, including the Natural Regional Park of Brière, the canals and thatched cottages, Saint-Nazaire – home to industrial engineering and vast transatlantic liners – the salt marshes and medieval streets of Guérande, Nantes, with its rich cultural programme and impressive heritage (such as the Château des Ducs de Bretagne, the oversized mechanical animals of Les Machines de l'Ile and the Giant Eléphant), the wild coastline, picturesque villages and cliffs of south Brittany, Croisic Peninsula and its Océarium - in other words, you’ll be spoilt for choice in Pornichet!

Find it all here…

And if you’re finding it difficult to decide where to start, pop in to the Tourist Office and we’ll give you some inspiration that’s #pornichouette!


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Airbus 1
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Visit one of the largest aeronautical centers in Europe. (2 hours guided tour through the workshops where the planes are assembled and equipped). Booking…
Atelier Amandine Le Du
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Atelier Amandine Le Du

Exhibition room.
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Château de Ranrouët

Medieval fortress located in the town of Herbignac. Multitudes of choices are available to discover the castle! Visit at your own pace, treasure hunts, animated…
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Château des Ducs de Bretagne

Located in the heart of the Medieval district of Nantes, discover the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany and its historical museum.  At the forefront of contemporary…
Découverte de la Brière avec Anthony Mahé
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Discovery of La Brière with Anthony Mahé

Anthony MAHE, tour guide, offers you an unmissable outing with friends or family in the Brière swamps. Aboard a flat bottom boat, you will discover the wildlife and…
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EOL Centre éolien

Discover the first French visitor center dedicated to offshore wind energy.
Escal' Atlantic 1
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Let yourself be transported back in time thanks to interactive devices and games and learn more about the history of the transatlantic liners.
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Estuaire Nantes <> Saint-Nazaire

An open-air museum along the Loire river. Estuaire NantesSaint-Nazaire is an artistic trail made up of 30 works of arts to be discovered all year round in Nantes,…
L'Arche Brièronne
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L'Arche Briéronne

At the Arche Briéronne, located at Port de Bréca, Sylvie Moreno welcomes you for a 45-minute barge ride with commentary in the heart of the Briéron swamps.  A 45…
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Ecomusée de Saint-Nazaire

Is a museum about the history, industrial, and maritime heritage of Saint-Nazaire and surrounding areas. Come and learn more about this city that has been …