Loire Atlantique - southern Brittany!

Camping Plus Bretagne campsites in Loire Atlantique

Your camping holiday in Loire-Atlantique

For holidaymakers still wondering if camping in Loire-Atlantique really is camping in Brittany, here are the reasons why we say that it is indeed in Brittany. Spotlight on Brittany Loire Ocean !

Why not spend your next camping holiday in La Baule? You could watch the sunrise every morning over one of the most beautiful bays in the world before exploring the town centre, its restaurants and large hotels, the longest beaches in Europe and end with an evening at the casino. The bay of La Baule also boasts the charming seaside resorts of Le Pouliguen with its port, promenade and beach, Pornichet and its historic villas and Le Croisic, port of entry to the Breton coasts. You can eat a seafood platter on the terrace, lie on the sand and sunbathe, cycle or stroll around the harbour. A must-see with the children: the aquarium, Océarium du Croisic,play hide and seek with the clown fish ! If you camp near Saint-Nazaire, take a trip to Saint-Marc-sur-Mer, a seaside resort made famous by Mr Hulot's holidays in the 1950s! Visit Saint-Nazaire’s shipyard where the biggest cruise ships in the world are built before learning about the history of cruise ships on Escal'Atlantic!

Pornic, Préfailles, Saint-Brevin-les-Pins... from the Jade coast to Pays de Retz!

If you have booked your holiday accommodation in Pornic, the southernmost of the Breton ports, you’ll be staying in the heart of the Jade Coast. You can enjoy a stroll through the upper town, the small streets lined with fishermen's houses, around the villas and along the beaches. Continue towards Préfailles and Pointe Saint-Gildas, the most visited natural site in Loire-Atlantique, Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (to eat some St Michel Galettes !) and finally Saint-Brévin-les-Pins, a charming seaside resort on the Jade coast, also a stopover town on the Vélodyssée cycle trail. If you are looking for a campsite in the bay of Bourgneuf, choose Bernerie-en-Retz or Moutiers-en-Retz which boast the most beautiful beaches in Pays de Retz. It’s also the best spot in Loire-Atlantique for shellfish gathering!

Guérande peninsula, a stunning natural environment in Brittany!

If you like a holiday that isn’t lacking in salt, then head for the Guérande peninsula! To get off the beaten track, follow in the footsteps of a salt worker on a guided tour of the salt marshes. On your way, stop off at the fishing port of La Turballe and watch the fishing boats coming in with holds full of sea bass, hake and sea bream... While walking at the tip of the Guérande peninsula, in Piriac-sur-Mer in particular, you will see that the small villages along the Loire-Atlantique coast have managed to preserve their Breton identity and their charm of yesteryear. Between the sea and the salt marshes, Mesquer-Quimiac is also a great destination for pitching your tent in a privileged setting, surrounded by exceptional flora and fauna. The Guérande peninsula is also popular with art and history enthusiasts. A town of art and history, it is an authentic Breton city with its ramparts, four gates and six towers. Nearby, Careil castle (14th -16th centuries), which was a high place of Protestantism during the Wars of Religion, is worth a detour. To the north of the peninsula, the ruins of Ranrouët castle in Herbignac are magnificent whatever time of day and are just one on the list of places to explore. Feel like getting close to nature? A few kilometres from the Atlantic beaches and Assérac, the Brière Regional Nature Park extends as far as the Loire estuary. From St-Lyphard, board a barge (flat bottom boat) and discover the Brière marsh, flora, fauna and local traditions. A change of scenery guaranteed! On your way, stop off at the village of Kerhinet, a traditional hamlet which is also the starting point of an interpretive nature trail.

Fancy a little urban getaway in Nantes?

If you are planning to camp in Nantes, don't miss the Machines de l’Ile located under the naves of the former shipyards. A new experience to enjoy with family or friends! You can go for a ride on the back of a mechanical elephant, a ride on the gigantic merry-go-round Carrousel des Mondes Marins, visit the intriguing machine gallery and its mechanical bestiary... Spectacular, intriguing and fun at the same time, no one remains indifferent! Among the sites not to be missed in Nantes, the castle of the Dukes of Brittany tells you six centuries of history hidden by the ramparts and its towers. Discover the residential palace made of tufa stone and the Nantes history museum dedicated to the urban history of the ancient city of the dukes. In the summer, go to the foot of the Cité des Congrès on a "Journey to Nantes", a poetic and unusual route to discover the heritage and places of contemporary art and unique views of the town. After this little urban break, head for Clisson, known as Clisson l'Italienne because of its architecture inspired by Tuscan art! On the way, you can meet the winegrowers and visit the cellars of the Nantes vineyard, the largest AOC white wine vineyard. Continue towards the Sèvre valley, which is a mecca for nature lovers. On the agenda: hiking, canoeing on the river, mills perched on wooded hillsides, weaver villages and wineries to visit...

CAMPING PLUS BRETAGNE: the wild coast from Pouliguen to Croisic in Brittany!

If you are looking for authentic landscapes, rent a chalet, caravan or mobile home between Pointe du Croisic and Pointe de Penchâteau in Pouliguen. The wild coast stretches for miles, from the port of Le Croisic to the cliffs of Batz-sur-Mer. Must-sees: the beautiful beaches and small wild coves, the customs officers’ coastal path which runs around the cliff, the numerous caves and rocks in the strangest of shapes! Enjoy a nice walk or cycle ride along the marked footpaths and cycle trails.

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