Piriac-sur-mer, seaside resort at the gates of the campsite
Do not pass by Piriac-sur-mer located at the tip of the Guérande peninsula during your camping trip in Loire-Atlantique. This city of emblematic character from southern Brittany has inspired a number of writers such as Flaubert, Daudet and even Émile Zola who wrote a short story during his stay that smells like a holiday: "Mr Chabre's shells". It must be said that this seaside resort, less than 10 minutes from the campsite, has many assets for lovers of the sea and beautiful landscapes. Come and experience the charm of Piriac, undoubtedly one of the most Breton cities in the Loire-Atlantique!
Direction the beaches of Piriac-sur-mer
Piriac has nice beaches where it is nice to swim and relax in the sun. The beach of Saint-Michel is the largest and is perfect for a day of relaxation with family or friends. The customs path will take you to the beach of Le Lérat, which is just as pleasant. Both have the advantage of being monitored during the high season. Your camping holiday near Piriac-sur-mer can be an opportunity to try out a sliding sport: kitesurfing, windsurfing, and even jet-skiing are all water sports that can be enjoyed in Piriac. If you are more interested in fishing on foot, you will not be out of place either and you can enjoy this fun activity at low tide while enjoying a good bowl of iodized air.
The walks in Piriac
By bike or on foot, the walks in Pirac are an opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the sea and its landscapes of coves and beaches, always with the Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop. After a moment of idleness on the beach, stroll around the marina and let yourself be tempted by a local delicacy to enjoy while strolling along the quays or relaxing for a moment to contemplate the sea. If you are looking for an exceptional panoramic view of Le Croisic and the islands of the Gulf of Morbihan, you must absolutely go to the tip of Le Castelli, which will offer you one of the most beautiful views in the region. From here you will see Ile Dumet, the only maritime island in the Loire-Atlantique, a small piece of fragile and preserved land that is home to many birds. A change of scenery as you walk through the alleys of the village of Piriac, in this charming place you will enjoy walking along the granite houses flowered with roses and hydrangeas that will offer you a colourful walk. What would Piriac-sur-mer also be without its Monday, Wednesday and Saturday morning market, which animates the city during the summer? From July to August, you will also have the chance to discover the Thursday evening night craft market in Piriac, a unique atmosphere to discover during your camping holiday in South Brittany.
Leisure in Piriac
In addition to hiking or cycling and the many water sports to be practiced at sea, Piriac has an aquatic centre and the Piriac Aventure park to try out the joys of tree-climbing in the heart of nature (accessible from 3 years old)! The city of Piriac is also not far from the beaches of La Baule or La Turballe, and a half-hour drive from the Océarium du Croisic.