Pornic attractions are numerous with:
Its elegant and majestic castle well known as the "Bluebeard Castle", bathed on one side by the sea, the castle of Pornic is built on a defensive site. It is private and cannot be visited.
The coastal path with its many coves, beaches, rocks and cliffs.
Its upper town and history
The stunning view of the old port and the new port with a panoramic view of the island of Noirmoutier
Golf of Sainte Marie sur Mer
The renowned shops: the Curé Nantais cheese, the brewery of the coast of Jade, the pottery and the delicious ice cream in la Fraiseraie.
For your culinary tastings, enjoy Pornic’s markets on Thursdays and Sundays, or la Bernerie en Retz on Fridays (and Tuesdays in July and August).
Craft Visits: The Fraiseraie, Brasserie Jade Quarry Nantais cheese and Ceramics.
Le sentier des douaniers « the coastal footpath »
The 14 km long coastal footpath allows you to browse the entire coast walking from the St Gildas point at the beach of Moutiers-en-Retz past the beach of la Boutinardière. Throughout your walk you will discover diverse landscapes: rugged coastline, breathtaking cliffs, many coves, long beaches...
Le circuit des pêcheries « The circuit of fisheries”
Discover the inshore fisheries practices by admiring the boats sometimes braving the weather to trap in their dip-sea treasures such as bass, sole or Congress. When the tide goes out, the fish locks are revealed, and the fauna and flora of the foreshore. Information and bookings: 02.40.82.04.40 Pornic tourism Office
Weekends high tides: April 19, May 19, August 3 and September 1