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Campsite Du Vieux Château : Plage Tharon 2

Visits, activities… Dream holidays in Loire-Atlantique…

We are pleased to welcome you to camping du Vieux Château ! You are here on the border between Brittany and the Vendée: a strategic position if you want to take advantage of your holidays to do some tourism!
The campsite is a 5 minute walk from the beaches 9 km from Pornic, 7 km from Préfailles, 23 km from Saint-Nazaire, 26 km from Port Saint-Père and the animal park Planète Sauvage, 38 km from la Baule and 58 km from Nantes… To find out more, follow the guide!

Around the Camping du Vieux Château?

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Beach of Gohaud



Cormorane Beach



Cormorane Nautical Centre

Fishing on foot Tharon beach

Jade Coast hikes



La Bernerie-en-Retz

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Visits, activities… for the whole family!

Ideally located halfway between Pornic and Saint Brévin les pins in the Loire Atlantique region of southern Brittany, the family campsite Vieux Château is also close to Nantes and Saint Nazaire!

Also, the beach of Tharon is only 5 minutes away by foot!

Nantes is a very pleasant city to visit. It is easy to get around and there are many things to see and do. If the weather is a bit temperamental, the Vieux Château campsite is only an hour away from Nantes… so let’s go!

The Camping du Vieux Château is only 7 kilometres from Pornic, one of the oldest seaside resorts on the Côte de Jade. The old medieval town and its castle overlooking the old port is the heart of the city.

  • Visits on foot or by bike, in the form of a walking rally or a nature outing, well thought-out visits to interest all generations. Ask for it program !
  • Visiting companies and discovering know-how is also an exciting and original way to discover a region.

You are 23 kilometres from Saint-Nazaire and the town is worth a visit. Its history is quite young since Saint Nazaire emerged with its port in thesecond half of the 19th century. But the city of an astonishing dynamism, knew to emphasize its assets. It offers you a real journey through its history, which you can take by liner, plane or submarine… or all three at once!

The formula is called ” The Port of All Journeys “. Put your car down and start the journey

You can of course combine visits! Let’s go…

Find your way around thanks to the interactive map proposed by theTourist Office .

Biscuit factory The famous Saint Michel cakes

It may be your first stay in Saint Michel Chef, but you probably already know a little about the flavours of the area, thanks to the Saint Michel cakes. On the spot, outside the shop, you can watch a free video on the history of the biscuit factory … Purchases are possible in the factory shop. Information on or

A city of artists

The region, the color of the ocean and the smell of the sea still inspire many artists who have found in Saint Michel Chef Chef, a place conducive to creation. Take advantage of your holidays to discover some of them!

  • The Art Gallery of the Jade Coast – 2 avenue de Bretagne
  • Jacky, self-taught painter
  • Jô and Betty Poirier, painter and sculptor – 3 avenue de la Convention.

Many walks and activities in the area

In the vicinity of the campsite there are many family activities that will delight both children and adults. You can also choose to walk along the coast until sunset. Everyone will be able to enjoy their stay in Loire-Atlantique in their own way.

The economy and history have shaped this area and we encourage you to take advantage of the guided tours offered by the Tourist Office so that you don’t miss a thing !