Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Pays de la Loire

Ready to check out the best sites in Pays de la Loire for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 7 dive sites, snorkel spots, beaches, and more. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Pays de la Loire to suit your needs.
Pays de la Loire dive site map
The Laos wreck

#1 - The Laos wreck

France, Charente Loir, Le Croisic

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The Laos was built in Dunkerque in 1903. This 135m long steamer liner sunk february 9th, 1907 in the Four plateau. The best part of this wreck is the stern, and the two boilers in the poop. The Four plateau, 35 minutes SW from the Croisic harbor.
The Cairnstrath wreck

#2 - The Cairnstrath wreck

France, Charente Loir, Noirmoutier

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This 85m long greman steamer was torpeadoed august 4th, 1917. 7.5 miles W of Noirmoutier island.
Ours des Sabias

#3 - Ours des Sabias

France, Charente Loir, Yeu

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A large small wall running south to north between the two rocks. A sandy area on the southwest side. The north rock is better than the south one, including more marine life. Rocks located in the Sabias bay, in front of the old castle. This is on the south side of Yeu Island.
Ours des Vieilles

#4 - Ours des Vieilles

France, Charente Loir, Yeu

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Two large rocks. Bottom made of boulders full of corynactis anemons. Just in front of the beach named Les Vieilles, southeast of Yeu Isalnd.
The Laos Wreck

#5 - The Laos Wreck

France, Brittany South, Le Croisic - Portnichet

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The Laos was 135m long French steamer. It sunk february 8th 1907, broken into two parts. The wreck is broken but the pow still remains nice. The Laos sunk near "Le plateau du Four" 14 miles west of Pornichet. The Laos Wreck is also known as Le Laos.
Le Ville de Rochefort

#6 - Le Ville de Rochefort

France, Brittany South, Le Croisic - Portnichet

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The Ville de Rochefort was sunk in 1933, hit by a british vessel. This cargo is 90m long. Two large anchors at the bow, a spare wheel on the front deck. 13.5 miles south of Pornichet, West of the tip of Noirmoutier Island. Le Ville de Rochefort is also known as Ville de Buenos Aires.
Yusenquashia Maru

#7 - Yusenquashia Maru

France, Charente Loir, Yeu

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This is a old broken wreck. The best is to dive before summer cos the seaweeds grows and it's difficult to see the wreck. The wheel is on the south side, not far from the rocks nearby. The prow is completely destroy, just near the cliff. Take care !!! There are some detonnator on the wreck. On the south coast. In front of la Coube de Basse-Grêle (50m from the coast). Yusenquashia Maru is also known as Le Japonais.