Nantes

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TownNantes
Insee code44109
Postcode44000
Latitude47.2183710
Longitude-1.5536210
AltitudeFrom 2 to 52 meters
Surface65.19 km²
Population296027 inhabitants
Density4540 inhabitants/km²

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National labelsRezé at 3.3 km
DepartmentLoire-AtlantiqueSaint-Sébastien-sur-Loire at 4.1 km
RegionPays de la LoireSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

City of Art and History in the rich heritage located at the confluence of the Loire and Erdre.

Nantes is the head of the department of Loire-Atlantique and the prefecture of the region Pays de la Loire.

Specialties: the sachet Nantes, Nantes cake ...


SIGHTSEEING

  • The Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne and its museum.
  • Place Royale.
  • The historic districts.
  • The cathedral of Gothic style.
  • The Museum of Fine Arts.
  • Jules Verne Museum.
  • The garden plants.
  • The Park Beaujoire.
  • The edges of Erdre.
Detailed information
TransportSeaport of Nantes,   Train station of Chantenay,   Train station of Nantes
Information pointsTourist Office of Nantes
Leisure centresCastle Museum of the Ducs de Bretagne,   Garden of the Plantes,   Marina of L'Erdre,   Museum Dobrée,   Museum Jules Verne,   Museum of Fine Art of Nantes,   Museum of Natural History of Nantes,   Racecourse of the Petit Port
MonumentsBasilica Saint-Nicolas,   Castle of Bois-Briand,   Castle of La Gaudinière,   Castle of Pirmil,   Castle of the Dervallières,   Castle of the Ducs de Bretagne,   Cathedral Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul,   Chapel Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours,   Church Saint-Jacques de Pirmil,   Church Sainte-Thérèse,   Door Saint-Pierre,   Passage Pommeraye,   Prefecture of the Loire-Atlantique,   Stock Exchange of Nantes,   Temple of the Goût
Performance hallsCafé-Theatre of La Compagnie,   Cité des Congrès,   Exhibition Park Expo Nantes Atlantique,   L'Olympic,   Le Cabanier,   Le Ferrailleur,   Le Floride,   Le Grand T,   Le Lieu unique,   Le Pannonica,   Maison de la Poésie de Nantes,   Opera of Nantes - Théatre Graslin,   Salle Paul Fort,   Salle Vasse,   Scène Michelet,   Stadium Marcel-Saupin,   Stadium of La Beaujoire,   Stereolux,   Theatre Beaulieu Sémaphore,   Theatre Puzzle,   Theatre Universitaire de Nantes,   Theatre of Jeanne,   Theatre of Poche Graslin,   Theatre of the Sphinx - Espace Gérard Philipe,   Theatre of the Terrain Neutre - TNT
Natural sitesIsland Beaulieu,   Island Sardine,   Rock Maurice

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Nantes Marathon in April.
  • Just for Laughs Festival in April.
  • International Flower every five years.
  • Festival For Summer Hours July and August.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • The resorts of the Côte de Jade.
  • The medieval city of Clisson.
  • The Parc Naturel Régional de Brière and cottages.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Pleasures of the palate and wine tasting at the castleLocal flavours5 €Le Pallet (17.4 km)
Introduction to Muscadet with a wine-growerLocal flavours6 €Mouzillon (22 km)
Taste and buy Vendée wineLocal flavoursFrom 0 € to 3.50 €Saint-Philbert-de-Bouaine (28 km)

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PHOTOS

Chateau des Ducs de BretagneChateau des Ducs de Bretagne
 
Basin ErdreBasin Erdre
CathedralCathedral
 
TombTomb
CastleCastle
 
Erdre in the fogErdre in the fog
Parc Floral de la BeaujoireParc Floral de la Beaujoire
 
Floral ParkFloral Park
Rose GardenRose Garden
 
Rose GardenRose Garden
Royal Square FountainRoyal Square Fountain
 
Fountain Place RoyaleFountain Place Royale
Basilique Saint-NicolasBasilique Saint-Nicolas
 
Basilica Saint-Nicolas - NaveBasilica Saint-Nicolas - Nave
Holy Cross Church - BelfryHoly Cross Church - Belfry
 
Moats (former bed of the Loire)Moats (former bed of the Loire)
ChateauChateau
 
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne - CourtyardChateau des Ducs de Bretagne - Courtyard
Castle - Well in the courtyardCastle - Well in the courtyard
 
Castle - ChapelCastle - Chapel
Castle - Old DungeonCastle - Old Dungeon
 
Castle - WindowsCastle - Windows
LU Tower (Lefevre-Utile)LU Tower (Lefevre-Utile)
 
School of Fine ArtsSchool of Fine Arts

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WEATHER

Wednesday 22 October
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Min. 7°C - Max. 16°C
Thursday 23 October
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Min. 5°C - Max. 20°C
Friday 24 October
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Min. 15°C - Max. 23°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantL'Alchimiste  
9.4
Nantes
The Alchemist bistro, located in Nantes, close to Saint Peter's Cathedral, invites you to his table in a refined setting in light tones with a cozy atmosphere. On the menu you will...
Located in Nantes21 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Souris d'Agneau  
9
Nantes
Le Quartier Latin, situé à Nantes, dans le quartier Decré, à proximité de l´Hôtel de Ville, vous invite à découvrir la gastronomie grecque dans un cadre chic et moderne. De grandes...
Located in Nantes24 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLes Chemins d'Alexandre  
8.8
Nantes
Located in the city center of Nantes, five minutes from the historic district, the restaurant welcomes you Les Chemins d'Alexandre in a contemporary setting with its stone walls, modern...
Located in Nantes23 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLa maison d'Hôtes - Nantes Centre    
9.3
Nantes
You will feel at home in one of our 3 bedrooms, bright and spacious with private bathrooms in the historic center of Nantes.
Located in NantesFrom 75 € to 85 € the double room 
Apartment with 1 bedroomEscale Cap Horn  
Nantes
This old shop, accessible from the sidewalk, located in a quiet street but picturesque, with many typical restaurants outside the center of Nantes, can accommodate one or two couples,...
Located in Nantes70 € the double room 
Apartment with 3 bedroomsCanotage de France  
Rezé
2 km from nantes city center, on Loire shore, in a quiet large garden with car park close to the doors, two bedroom independantwith bathrooms, kitchen, lunch place and desk with internet....
Located 2.6 km from Nantes60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 2 personsLe voyage à nantes
Nantes
This apartment features: An entry with a hallway, bathroom, separate toilet, living room with kitchen and unusable fireplace, living room / bedroom (retractable bed comfortable). Kitchen...
Located in NantesFrom 350 € to 450 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsGîte Cap Horn
Nantes
Cape Horn is a former shop for 2,4 or even six people for a night in the old district of Nantes Bridges, 10 minutes walk from the center of Nantes, the city Congress and South railway...
Located in Nantes350 € per week 
House for 2 personsGîte des Bretons Nantais   NEW
Rezé
Welcome to the house of the Bretons Nantais !!! Located 10 minutes from. Nantes city Center, 5 minutes walk from the station of Pont- Rousseau (tram and bus) near a shopping street,...
Located 3.3 km from Nantes375 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
180 places over 4 haCamping la boulogne    
9.1
Saint-Philbert-de-Grand-Lieu
Enjoying a privileged location in a wooded and shaded park, ideal for a family holiday and a paradise for pêcheurs. Situé Loire Atlantique in Saint Philbert de Grand LieuEt 30 minutes...
Located 21 km from Nantes14 € per day 
90 places over 3 haCamping La Pindière    
8.3
Héric
Nested with calms of its bosky bower, near the Channel from Nantes in Brest and to only 15 mn of Nantes, the Camp-site Pindière accomodates you all the year for stays resting in a family...
Located 23 km from NantesFrom 13.60 € to 16.40 € per day 
6 places over 1,5 haCamping du Bois Noir   
9.4
Saint-Hilaire-de-Loulay
. Home in tents, in caravans, camper on our farm with 35 dairy cows (more than grassland crops, composting, mechanical weeding) located near a wood of 20 ha, peace and quiet site on...
Located 30 km from Nantes12 € per day 

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HOTELS

Radisson BLU Hotel Nantes - Hotel in NantesRadisson BLU Hotel Nantes     
9
Nantes
Radisson BLU Hotel, Nantes is located in the city centre and just 1.3 km from the Loire River. It features a fitness centre and a spa, free Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service. The rooms...
Located in NantesRoom from 111 €
Okko Hotels Nantes Château - Hotel in NantesOkko Hotels Nantes Château     
9.2
Nantes
Located in Nantes city centre, just 900 metres from the train station and the Exhibition Centre, Okko Hotels Nantes Château features a 24-hour reception desk and free Wi-Fi. Private...
Located in NantesRoom from 89 €
Appart'City Nantes Cité des Congrès - Hotel in NantesAppart'City Nantes Cité des Congrès     
7.6
Nantes
Located in Nantes, this Appart’city is opposite the Congress Centre and a 5-minute walk from the tramway and TGV train station. It offers accommodation with satellite TV. The soundproofed...
Located in NantesRoom from 35 €

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Hermitage Barriere
This 5-star luxury hotel is located right on the beachfront at La Baule. It features indoor and outdoor sea-water pools, sauna and fitness centre, as well...
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Radisson BLU Hotel Nantes
Radisson BLU Hotel, Nantes is located in the city centre and just 1.3 km from the Loire River. It features a fitness centre...
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