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Faiencerie de Pornic

Closed Now: 10:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 18:00
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Nice and fun!

We bought some cups and stuf as a reminder of this beautiful place and Pornic. Affordable for the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Visit to Pornic pottery

Difficult to get to but worth a visit. Video playing giving you some background info on the... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2016
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

I had hoped that this would include a tour of the pottery and see work in progress but it is basically a showcase for the local pottery that is seen around the town. they do offer workshops for children but not much for adults apart...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank veronica j
Pierre W, Gérant at Faiencerie de Pornic, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Dear Veronica, did you have a chance to look at our website before coming to Pornic ? As a matter of fact, we do offer the possibility to visit our factory every Tuesday and Thursday all year round. Places are limited so reservation is necessary....More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We happened to find a flyer about the faïencerie de Pornic at our hotel while visiting Bretagne. The pottery was instantly recognizable- it is in every crêperie in France, and the bowls with your name on it are in shops everywhere. Thank goodness for GPS,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We bought some cups and stuf as a reminder of this beautiful place and Pornic. Affordable for the big audience.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank PetervdnBosch
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Difficult to get to but worth a visit. Video playing giving you some background info on the pottery. Lots of pottery to buy too many items reduced Helpful staff giving us a different easier route back

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank baglin
Reviewed 9 September 2015

the place where to buy your cups or plates or bowl with your name on it , and directly from the factory you can also paint your onwn pottery, plate or bowl - a large choice with different painting, different shape

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

Cannot see why this is considered a tourist attraction at all. It is just a boutique selling fruit stuff.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank brucianna
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Nothing bad to say, a decent place with a decent service. Wish they could speak a better english, but nobody's perfect.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank MrSotoca
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Nothing wrong as such. Maybe just not my cup of tea. The products were okay. Staff ambivalent, borderline curt.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank WenchOnABench
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