Our campsite in Préfailles
Family campsite with sea view
Discover Eleovic, our campsite in Préfailles, with direct access to the sea. The seaside resort of Préfailles is located 55 km from Nantes, between Pornic and La Plaine sur Mer. Admire unspoilt nature, between land and sea. Summer and winter alike, the town is a great place to discover the local treasures:
- the market,
- the wild coast,
- hiking in unspoilt countryside,
Stay at Préfailles campsite: mobile home, ecolodge, pitch
Stay at our 4-star Préfailles campsite, near Pornic. We offer a wide range of mobile-home rentals, eco-lodges on stilts and our semi-shaded or sunny campsites. Enjoy our accommodation overlooking the sea and the wild coast in Brittany. From 20 m² to 32 m², you’ll find the right accommodation for your vacation at our family campsite overlooking the island of Noirmoutier.
If you’re looking for the perfect place to recharge your batteries for a weekend, or for a break with family or friends, Préfailles is the perfect choice. History, must-see sites, things to do… you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Campsite with indoor swimming pool in Préfailles
Take advantage of your vacation at our campsite to take a dip in our indoor heated swimming pool in Loire-Atlantique. Discover our aquatic area with: indoor pool with hydro-massage benches, paddling pool, outdoor pool and solarium with deckchairs. You’ll have a great time with your family by the pool, relaxing, playing in the water and sunbathing on the deckchairs.
There’s nothing quite like it after a good day out in nature, with hiking, a walk on the beach or one of the many sports and water activities on offer.
Things to see and do near Préfailles campsite
Préfailles is bursting with opportunities for walks and discoveries. Stroll along the seafront and do some sightseeing.
Pointe Saint-Gildas and its semaphore
Pointe Saint Gildas offers a breathtaking view of the island of Noirmoutier and the Atlantic Ocean. It’s an experience not to be missed. Thanks to the installed orientation table, you’ll have no trouble finding your way around.
Legend has it that Saint-Gildas marked the spot with the imprints of his staff and feet. Shortly afterwards, cannons were installed on the point to protect the population from pirates and the English. It’s a place steeped in history that you can discover by visiting the site.
A former maritime observation post, the semaphore at Pointe Saint Gildas is open to the public and provides an opportunity to learn more about the history of Préfailles. Discover the history of semaphores and the shipwrecks that took place from the 18th to the 20th century. A multimedia room is available for exercises and games for young and old alike. You can also take in a painting exhibition or enjoy a splendid panoramic view from the terrace.
The ferruginous spring
Visit this historic site just off Margaret Beach. The commune takes its name from this spring, which was once highly reputed for its many virtues. According to the famous doctor Guépin, this source is capable of curing many illnesses and infections such as fever, rheumatism, etc. It’s a reality to be discovered.
Construction of the chapel began in 1849 and was completed three years later, in 1952. The chapel was blessed in July 1854 by the Bishop of Nantes. In 1900, the building was enlarged. If you’d like to find out more, don’t hesitate to visit us.
What’s more, there are many other attractions close by that you’ll definitely want to see. Such is the case of Faïencerie de Pornic , which has been making Breton bowls for almost 70 years. Leave with a bowl bearing your name or those of your loved ones. Another must-see is the Château de Pornic, whose construction was ordered by the Duke of Brittany. You can also visit Saint-Gilles church, the English Cemetery and the Côte de Jade, just 5 kilometers away.
Préfailles, a wide range of activities
If you like water sports, there are plenty of beaches to choose from:
- The beach at Anse du Sud is ideal for water sports activities, with kayaks and catamarans available for hire. The beach is supervised in summer, for safe family bathing.
- The beach at Port-Meleu is ideal for swimming and walking. A restaurant with sea views is nearby.
- La Grande Plage, close to the center, with a children’s club and beach volleyball court
- Margareth beach, more family-friendly and intimate, close to the shops
Between two nautical activities, Eleovic campsite offers a wide range of entertainment and activities for family vacations.
Family outings and activities in Préfailes
There are many walks to choose from, including the Sentier du Littoral, a well-known and popular trail for hikers. Also try the Port de Gravette circuit the Chemin des peintres the sentier des Douaniers and the Pointe Saint-Gildas circuit. You can also explore the Brière Regional Nature Park and the Lac de Grand Lieu nature reserve, discovering the local flora and fauna in an unspoilt natural setting.
Want to get away from it all? Don’t miss Planète Sauvage, the wildlife park in Port Saint Père, 41 km from the campsite, for a magical family day surrounded by animals and shows.
Our Préfailles campsite is the ideal destination if you want to make the most of your stay or for a weekend with family or friends. Depending on your budget and your desires, take advantage of our Eleovic campsite, and find the accommodation that suits you, in our 4-star campsite with heated swimming pool.