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PORNIC (30 KILOMETERS)

Pornic

We are located in the North Vendée, near the department Loire Atlantique. We like to visit over there the town of Pornic (14.000 inhabitants) at 30km. Going to Pornic we cross the marsh land with its typical small ports and the salt marshes. Pornic is a very popular harbour for tourists with its castle, its casino and its market halls. We like to walk on the quays of the old port, where unfortunately are few fishing boats left. Pornic has the look and feel of Brittany with its white houses covered in slates, as it used to be part of Brittany till the 1960’s. It is also a very lively and commercial town. You can enjoy delicious seafood. Pornic also has a marina with many yachts.

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What to do in Pornic

From the end of the 19th century Pornic became a very sought after seaside resort. There is amongst others a Thalassa with sea views. Hikers can enjoy a former customs patrol path that runs along the coast for 14 km. It is a very pleasant walk mostly overlooking the sea. The coast is rather rocky with nice little beaches scattered among the rocks. You can also admire magnificent 1900s style villas built in front of the sea and the fisheries in the sea on stilts. Pornic has an 18 hole golf course, part of which has a sea view. Please find further information on our Golf page.

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Discover below our region with its many possibilities

THE VENDÉE

The situation of the Vendée with respect to the UK means that you can be with us within a day by boat and car. Discover the Vendée here.

PASSAGE DU GOIS

We live 800 meters from the Passage du Gois. A submersible road to the island of Noirmoutier, which can be used at low tide. Find out all about the magic Passage du Gois.

WALKING

The Vendee is a great department to hike. From our home in Beauvoir-sur-Mer and in our area we have set out various routes. Discover the hiking opportunities in our region.

GOLF

With three golf courses within a radius of 35 km and another 7 golf courses within a radius of 60 km, the opportunities to play golf in our area are large. Discover the courses.

NATURE

DIn the Vendée approximately 2,500 hectares of nature have been opened for the public to walk and to cycle. Read more

NANTES

The cosy and truly beautiful historic city of Nantes is an hour away from us. Learn more about Nantes.

BEACHES

We have made an overview of the most beautiful beaches in our area. Read more

NOIRMOUTIER

Discover the versatile island of Noirmoutier at only 5 km with low tide and otherwise always accessible via a bridge. Read more