What to see in France

Loire-Atlantique, camping to recharge your batteries

Nantes en Loire-Atlantique
Nantes en Loire-Atlantique


Bordered by the Atlantic and crossed by the Loire, the Loire-Atlantique is a department of the Pays de la Loire region. Between the Brière Regional Natural Park and its pretty thatched cottages, the charming fishing ports, its wild creeks, its rocky coasts, its beautiful beaches, but also Nantes and its historical heritage, it is an area that has many assets for pleasant and unforgettable camping holidays.

Campsites in Loire-Atlantique

In order to make your accommodation as easy as possible, 145 campsites in Loire-Atlantique are available. You will be able to find the ideal campsite for the place where you want to stay. To help you in your choice, here is a small selection:

La Boutinardière campsite **** in Pornic has several swimming pools, one of which is covered, and water slides. It is located 200 metres from the sea and also has a spa. Le Fief campsite ***** located 800 metres from the beach, it has a water park, a baby club and offers daytime and evening entertainment. The campsite La Chenaie **** close to the sea, you will benefit from a water park with 5 slides and a wellness area with hammam.

What to see in Loire-Atlantique?

Nantes is the capital of the Loire-Atlantique region and the prefecture of the Pays de la Loire region. It is also the sixth most populous city in France. Chosen as the capital by the Dukes of Brittany to build their castle in the 15th century, Nantes was initially a medieval fortress. Nowadays, Nantes has been awarded the City of Art and History label and combines the old and the new with harmony. Take a stroll around the Bouffay district to admire the old timber-framed houses, and the superb covered gallery of the Passage Pommeraye. Stop to appreciate the Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral and its immense glass roof. Finally, children and adults alike will appreciate the Machines de l'île, a unique exhibition space where wooden and steel animals are staged.

It is in the Brière Regional Natural Park that these 3000 thatched houses can be found. They are spread over the islands of the park, notably the island of Férdrun. It is also the ideal place for nature walks. By bike, on horseback, on foot, in a canoe or even by barge, the second largest marsh in France offers you incredible encounters with nature thanks to a large fauna, moustached tits, avocets and other egrets will no longer hold any secrets for you!

La Baule is above all a bay among the most beautiful in the world. It is 9 kilometres long and links Pornichet to Le Pouliguen. It offers many activities such as sailing, horse riding, rollerblading, kitesurfing, paddle boarding, sunset watching and ice cream! A pretty seaside resort, it is the ideal destination for lazing around and swimming, strolling past the superb 20th century buildings and admiring their architecture.

A seaside resort that owes its reputation to its proximity to Nantes, Pornic is located on the Atlantic Ocean on the Jade coast. The beauty of its nature and the great diversity of its fauna and flora will surprise you. From Pornic you can go by boat to explore the island of Noirmoutier.

A beautiful medieval town in the Loire-Atlantique, Guérande alone has half of the department's megalithic monuments. Renowned for its salt marshes, and labelled as a Town of Art and History, it is prized for its ancient architecture. You will love to stroll along its flowery streets and admire its houses with century-old facades and finish your visit by tasting a caramel and salted butter pancake or a kouign amann.


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