The attractions of Pornic are numerous with:
Its elegant castle and majestuex well known under the name of "Blue Beard Castle", bathed on one side by the sea, the castle of Pornic is built on a defensive site. He is private and can not visit.
Its coastal path with its many coves, beaches, rocks and cliffs.
His high city and his history
Its breathtaking view of the old port and the new harbor with a panorama of
the island of Noirmoutier
The golf of Sainte Marie sur mer
Its renowned shops: the Curé Nantais cheese factory, the Jade coast brewery, the pottery industry and the delicious ice cream of La Fraiseraie.
For your culinary tastings, enjoy the markets of Pornic on Thursdays and Sundays or that of the Bernerie en Retz on Friday (and Tuesday in July and August).
Guided tours: La Fraiseraie, the Brasserie de Jade, the cheese dairy Curée Nantais and Faience.
Le sentier des douaniers
14 km long, it covers the entire coast on foot, from the point Saint-Gildas to the large beach of Bernerie-en-Retz through the beach of Boutinardière. During all your walk you will discover various landscapes: wild coast, vertiginous cliffs, numerous creeks, long beaches ...
The circuit of fisheries:
Discover coastal fishing practices, admiring the fisheries that sometimes brave the weather to trap in their plaice sea treasures such as bars, soles or congers. When the sea recedes, the fish locks are unveiled, as well as the flora and fauna of the foreshore. Information and booking: Tourist Office Pornic 02.40.82.04.40.
High tides 2019: April 18 to 21, May 17 to 20, July 3 to 6, August 1 to 5 and August 30 to September 3.