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Nantes

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire-Atlantique

Nantes - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire-Atlantique
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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 ...

Geographical information

MunicipalityNantes
Postcode44000
Tourism labels
Latitude47.2183710 (N 47° 13’ 6”)
Longitude-1.5536210 (W 1° 33’ 13”)
AltitudeFrom 2m to 52m
Surface area65.19 km²
Population299682 inhabitants
Density4597 inhabitants/km²
Insee code44109
IntercommunalityME Nantes Métropole
DepartmentLoire-Atlantique
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Rezé5.1 km (14 min)
Saint-Sébastien-sur-Loire6.2 km (16 min)
Sainte-Luce-sur-Loire7.2 km (14 min)
Basse-Goulaine8.9 km (16 min)
Orvault9.4 km (18 min)
Bouguenais9.7 km (13 min)
Vertou10.1 km (19 min)
Saint-Herblain10.2 km (18 min)
La Chapelle-sur-Erdre10.3 km (18 min)
Les Sorinières10.6 km (16 min)
Indre10.9 km (16 min)
Thouaré-sur-Loire13.1 km (19 min)
Sautron13.3 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
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Basin Erdre
Basin Erdre
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Cathedral
Cathedral
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Tomb
Tomb
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Castle
Castle
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Erdre in the fog
Erdre in the fog
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Parc Floral de la Beaujoire
Parc Floral de la Beaujoire
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Floral Park
Floral Park
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Rose Garden
Rose Garden
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Rose Garden
Rose Garden
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Royal Square Fountain
Royal Square Fountain
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Fountain Place Royale
Fountain Place Royale
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Basilique Saint-Nicolas
Basilique Saint-Nicolas
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Basilica Saint-Nicolas - Nave
Basilica Saint-Nicolas - Nave
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Holy Cross Church - Belfry
Holy Cross Church - Belfry
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Moats (former bed of the Loire)
Moats (former bed of the Loire)
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Chateau
Chateau
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Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne - Courtyard
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne - Courtyard
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Castle - Well in the courtyard
Castle - Well in the courtyard
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Castle - Chapel
Castle - Chapel
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Castle - Old Dungeon
Castle - Old Dungeon
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Castle - Windows
Castle - Windows
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LU Tower (Lefevre-Utile)
LU Tower (Lefevre-Utile)
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School of Fine Arts
School of Fine Arts
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Weather

Monday 3 august
Min. 14°C - Max. 25°C
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Tuesday 4 august
Min. 13°C - Max. 21°C
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Wednesday 5 august
Min. 13°C - Max. 29°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided tour of Château de l'Oiselinière
Local flavours5 € to 10 € Gorges (23 km)
Taste and buy Vendée wine
Local flavours0 € to 5 € Saint-Philbert-de-Bouaine (28 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Carquefou - Saint-Mars-la-Jaille Greenway
Cycling itineraryEasy5h00Carquefou (9.9 km)
Château du Port Mulon Park
HikeEasy50 minNort-sur-Erdre (24 km)
Itinéraire cyclable entre Mormaison, Saint André Treize Voies et Saint Sulpice le Verdon
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h20Mormaison (35 km)
Beaupréau Castle Park
HikeEasy2h00Beaupréau (42 km)
Along the Haute Perche Canal
HikeEasy1h30Pornic (43 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels