Pornic is a tourist town on the Atlantic coast. In addition to sandy beaches, it offers a wide range of entertainment, including exploring the area, boat trips, fishing and water sports.
The town has medieval roots, and its center has retained its former historic buildings. Its main attractions include the 13th-century Pornic Castle, located near the waterfront and open to the public. The historic center now houses many restaurants and cafes and is the center of the entertainment life.
The sandy beach in Pornice invites you to relax. It is well developed, and in high season there are bars and recreational equipment rentals. The nearby marina allows mooring yachts and sailing boats. Excursion boats also depart from here for cruises along the coast or to the nearby island of Noirmoutier. It is famous for its nice beaches, small restaurants serving seafood and fish, and a dense network of bicycle paths.
The coast around Pornice is perfect for water sports. Here you can go sailing, windsurfing and sea kayaking. Popular entertainment on the shore is cycling and horseback riding as well as ornithological walks to watch the water birds that live here.