L'équipe de l'Office de tourisme et de Congrès vous accueille du lundi au samedi de 10h00 à 13h et de 14h à 17h30.

Vous pouvez également nous contacter au 02 40 61 33 33


Le Centre de  Congrès de l’Hippodrome est à votre écoute au 02 40 66 17 30 du lundi au vendredi de 9h à 13h et de 14h à 17h.





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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St-Nazaire, Le Port de tous les Voyages : Airbus factory

Watch the huge Airbus A380 being built. A unique experience lies in store for you: a close encounter with the members of the Airbus “family”, including  the huge A380…
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Ranrouët Castle

Closed until further notice. The ruins of Ranouët Castle are magnificent at any time of day. Get even more out of this magnificent setting by watching a storytelling…
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Château des Ducs de Bretagne

A monument in the heart of the town. In the heart of the Medieaval quarter, discover the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany and its history museum. Five centuries of…
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Croisières découvertes

Between June and September, the 2-hour cruises along the coast of Saint-Nazaire are definitely a must. During the cruise “Saint-Nazaire-sur-Mer” the ship sails along a…
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Immerse yourself in the magical world of ocean liners, discover what life on board was like and how things worked in the hidden corners of the ships. You will be…
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Escal'Atlantic, the story of Ocean Liners : an unique experience Immerse yourself in the magical world of ocean liners, discover what life on board was like and how…
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Estuaire Nantes <> Saint-Nazaire

Guided cruises on the Loire river between Saint-Nazaire and Nantes.  
L'Arche Brièronne
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L'Arche Briéronne

Barge or carriage guided tour, barge rental.
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Ecomusée de Saint-Nazaire

The history of Saint-Nazaire, its harbour and industries The Ecomusée, located on the banks of the Loire estuary, is a museum about the historic, industrial and…