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Faiencerie de Pornic

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Superb chinaware

We visit Pornic on regular basis, as the port, castle, shops are all worth a stroll and an ice... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2019
TCyril
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice and fun!

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

Reviewed September 27, 2016
PetervdnBosch
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Moordrecht, The Netherlands
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Jun 6, 2019
“Superb chinaware”
Sep 5, 2018
“Not much to see”
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Rue de la Faiencerie, 44210 Pornic, France
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Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

We visit Pornic on regular basis, as the port, castle, shops are all worth a stroll and an ice cream on the promenade. Yesterday we went again at the Faiencerie, and their Chinaware collections from their Guests / Artists are perfect for souvenirs! Modern, and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TCyril
316pierrew, Directeur général at Faiencerie de Pornic, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2019

Thanks a lot for your nice comments! By definition our "traditional ranges" need to stay... traditional as that is what our clients are looking for! On the other hand, and as you correctly spotted, we offer new collections troughout our collobarating with local, modern artists.

Reviewed September 5, 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 September 11, 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 August 12, 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
Thank Lucylaprof
Reviewed September 27, 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 March 13, 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 September 9, 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
Thank cath44210
Reviewed July 22, 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 Marian R
Reviewed June 29, 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 October 20, 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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