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What to do in Pornichet ?

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Located on the coast of the department of Loire-Atlantique, go to discover Pornichet! Pornichet is a charming seaside town, rich in authenticity and diversity located less than 35 km from our campsite in Pornic from which you can go to conquer the city through visits and activities.

Discover the heritage of Pornichet

You can take one of the 2 tours created by the tourist office and discover more than 20 sumptuous villas dating from the Belle Époque, such as the Château des Tourelles, the Villa Sigurd or the Villa Ker Souveraine and its sculpted mermaids.

As for the second circuit, it will take you to the beach of Sainte-Marguerite to the Villa Ker Juliette. Along the walk, you will discover other famous villas as well as the Sainte-Marguerite chapel which hosts numerous exhibitions every year.

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Marché de Pornichet

Go see horse races at the racetrack

Take advantage of your vacation to discover the world of horse racing. Indeed, the racecourse of Pornichet is very modern and hosts many horse races throughout the summer. The largest stables come from all over Europe to compete in races of gallop or trot.

You can also access the stables and discover the horses. Many events are also organized throughout the year.

Stroll through the market

The market of Pornichet is the largest of the peninsula and takes place on Wednesday and Saturday. A true ode to local flavors and gastronomy: seafood, freshly caught fish, cold cuts, organic fruits and vegetables, cheeses, … You will find everything and you will be intoxicated by all its gourmet scents.

Among the stands, don’t miss the Bodin delicatessen under the halls, the Auvergnat cheese stall and La Petite Olive which makes succulent olive-based preparations.

Discover the beaches of Pornichet

If you spend your vacation in campsite Pornichet or nearby, you will enjoy the 3 beautiful beaches of this seaside resort where you can relax, sunbathe and even swim.

The first of these is the Plage des Libraires, which has the merit of being the closest to downtown. It is 2 km long and overlooks the bay of La Baule-Pornichet.

Then, the beach of Bonne Source is wilder and the ideal spot for the amateurs of sports of glide.

Finally, the beach of Sainte-Marguerite, the most family beach of Pornichet and very popular with fans of sailing.

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To experience an unforgettable moment in a privileged setting, set out to conquer the sea and discover the practice of sailing! Aboard an optimist, a catamaran or a windsurfer, sail with your family or friends or let yourself be guided by a qualified instructor.

You can also go on an excursion around the different islands of the bay of La Baule.

Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in a thalasso

The Baie de la Baule thalasso center, located on one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, opens its doors to you so that you can bask in the expert hands of its highly qualified staff.

Hot baths, hydrotherapy, massages, reflexology, … everything is there to make you spend a moment of relaxation and well-being.

Drink a glass of Muscat at the Bidule

Le Bidule is the Pornichétine institution! In this typical bar, open only at aperitif time, there are only two choices of alcohol: Muscat and Banyuls. Unique in its kind, we drink standing around large wooden barrels, and this since 1954.

The bar sometimes gathers up to 500 people to toast and drink the aperitif in a festive and friendly atmosphere!

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06/04 at 14/09