The national capital Paris is situated 250 miles (402 kilometers) northeast of Piriac-sur-Mer.
Holidaying in this popular part of France is all about discovery, so set aside some time to take a road trip and visit a few of the other charming population centers around Piriac-sur-Mer. Notre-Dame de La Baule and La Baule Beach which you'll find in and around La Baule-Escoublac, are good spots to visit. La Baule-Escoublac, is approximately 10 miles (16 kilometers) away from Piriac-sur-Mer. A journey to Pornichet is another great option. It's around 13 miles (21 kilometers) from Piriac-sur-Mer and where you'll find the Daniel Jouvance Thalassotherapie Centre and Hippodrome de Pornichet-La Baule.
About 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest of Piriac-sur-Mer is Vannes, an important regional city home to Musee de La Cohue, Vannes Aquarium and Le Chorus Exhibition Centre. Make sure you don't return to Piriac-sur-Mer until you've visited Vannes' Vannes Cathedral, Musee d'Histoire et d'Archeologie and Place de la Republique.
Learn something new by spending a few hours at Loire-Atlantique 's great history museums and art museums. To understand a place, it often pays to return to the past. Loire-Atlantique 's rich old towns provide a wonderful starting point.
If you like to go slow while you are on a holiday, Loire-Atlantique has some good relaxing activities for you, like picnicking and cycling.
When it is time to leave Piriac-sur-Mer, put the lens cap back on your camera, spend your last of your euros, and bid a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to this wonderful spot.