In the south of Brittany, just 45 minutes from Nantes, Pornichet forms the gateway to the Guérande Peninsula located as it is at the southern end of the bay of La Baule. This multifaceted town is both a seaside resort, residential town and home to a pleasure boat marina. Set between the ocean and the countryside, the town of Pornichet is an interesting mix of tradition and modernity. It is an excellent starting point for a bracing walk along the coastal path which winds its way through Sainte-Marguerite and eventually reaches Saint-Marc-sur-Mer or for a good long walk along the beach at low tide. The discrete town of Pornichet has many thrilling events and activities to suit visitors of all ages and every inclination whether you are more into all things nautical or swimming and splashing about in the sea: sailing schools, beach clubs, regattas, taking a dip in the sea, sunbathing... Pornichet the place which has lots of charm, is vibrant and family-friendly. Here everything can be done on foot, shopping in the busy shop-lined streets, a trip to the lively colourful market, take in the excitement of the races at the hippodrome, a relaxing break at la thalasso or why not try your luck at the casino!.