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Nudist Centres in Pays de la Loire

Nudist beaches and centres in Loire Atlantique

Plage des Jaunais at Saint-Nazaire

Municipal authorisation issued May 3, 1999.

The beach (plage) is located along the road between Saint Marc and Sainte-Marguerite. Nudism is authorised along a 180-metre stretch (200 yards) in the Crique (Inlet) de Chemoulin, but not the Crique des Jaunais.

Plage La Petite Vallée at Saint-Nazaire

Municipal authorisation also dates from May 3, 1999.

It is located 275 metres (300 yards) from Crique de Chemoulin. Nudism allowed.

Plage de Choiseau at Préfailles

Municipal authorisation issued June 5, 2002.

The beach is located between the Port aux Goths (reached by a footpath) and Portmain. The nudist limited zone is indicated by signs.

Nudist beaches and centres in Vendée

Plage de Luzérone in Noirmoutier

Nudists gather on the southern tip of Luzéronde Beach, at Pointe du Devin.

Plage de Notre Dame des Monts

Municipal authorisation issued June 27, 2001.

The zone is located to the south of the parking lot at Les Lays, running from 180 metres (200 yards) up to the border of Notre Dame de Monts.

Plage de Saint Hilaire de Riez

Municipal authorisation issued July 6, 1993.

Plage de Brétignolles-sur-Mer

Nudism is permitted 2 miles north of Brétignolles-sur-Mer, on a beach called ‘Plage du Petit Pont’.

Plage de Sauveterre, Plage des Granges at Olonnes-sur-mer

Nudism is officially authorised from June to September between the two life-guarded beaches of Sauveterre and Les Granges. Warning! Bathing is dangerous there.

Plage Les Conches at Longeville-sur-mer

Nudism is common but not regulated; the beach is located near Plage de la Terrière.

From Plage La Terrière to La Tranche-sur-mer

This is the largest nudist gathering in the region.

Plage de la Faute-sur-Mer

Municipal authorisation issued July 16, 1976.

From the Point d’Arcay, two miles of beach stretch toward the bird reserve, southeast of Plage de la Barrique.

Le Colombier nudist centre at Saint-Martin-Lars

Open from April the 1st to October the 1st

Tel: +33 (0) 2 51 27 83 84

Fax: +33 (0) 2 51 27 87 29