Discover outdoor sports in Loire-Atlantique

The practice of outdoor sports in Loire-Atlantique is an inexhaustible source of sensations and discoveries.

In Loire-Atlantique, the ocean, the Loire estuary, the salt marshes, as well as the multiple lakes, bodies of water and rivers create varied and idyllic landscapes. It is in this enchanting setting that outdoor lovers practice outdoor sports in Loire-Atlantique. From surfing to paddleboarding, from mountain biking to greenways… From climbing to tree climbing or from sailing to wakeboarding… Everything is possible here. Here is an overview of all outdoor experiences waiting for you in Loire-Atlantique.

Nautical bases, sites dedicated to outdoor sports in Loire-Atlantique

The Vioreau Pleine Nature and Abbaretz leisure bases offer a whole range of outdoor sports. On the water, dinghies, catamarans, windsurfers, paddleboards and canoes are the masters of the place. On land, place for mountain biking, climbing, horse riding or orienteering. In Plessé, the largest nautical ski lift in Loire-Atlantique offers an introduction to wakeboarding, wakeskiing, wakeskating and kneeboarding.

Wakeboarding in Loire Atlantique

Sailing and gliding on the coast

To live fully outdoor sports in Loire-Atlantique, you have to look to the coast. Its 130 kilometers of coastline indeed offer many spots for surfing, kitesurfing, sailing ... Many sailing schools are spread over the coast. They then offer sailing lessons for all levels. In Loire-Atlantique, board sports bring together young and old to magical moments and unique sensations. Pont Mahé beach is ideal for an introduction to kitesurfing. The traveling school of kitesurfing, landkiting and paddle, Line Up, offers courses in different cities. They travel to La Baule, Saint-Brévin, Pornic and Saint-Nazaire. And for surfing, the Atlantic Surf Academy leads surfers to the most beautiful spots on the Jade Coast and the Love Coast.

Surfing in Loire-Atlantique

Outdoor sports in Loire-Atlantique… On land and in the air

Here, outdoor sports are also experienced on land. On a portion of the Vélocéan, a magnificent green way leads cyclists between the seafront and inland. On the Guérande peninsula, the Piriac Aventure tree climbing course welcomes young and old. So be prepared to take to the skies in a pretty forest of oaks and pines. Not far from Nantes, the Acrocime acrobatic park extends over more than 3 hectares devoted to fun and vertigo. And for even more sensations, Kapitaine ULM invites you to breathe the pure air of altitude, from Saint-Brévin les Pins.

ULM in Loire-Atlantique