Nantes and around

  • The machines of the island (60km)

    Located on the site of Nantes’ former shipyards, climb aboard a 7m-high mechanical elephant, admire the flight of the Heron and the enormous spider, as well as the marine animals turning around the Underwater Carousal.

  • The château of the Dukes of Brittany (61km)

    In the heart of Nantes’ medieval district, explore the château of the Dukes of Brittany and its history museum. It’s an unmissable holiday destination with its viewing points over the town, which you can explore on your own or with a guide.

  • The Nantais vineyards

    Nantes Vineyard has a wide range of cultural and natural places to visit. Explore the vineyard, the wines and food in the numerous wine cellars.

  • The Journey to Nantes (July/August)

    The Journey to Nantes is an art trail consisting of 29 works, which can be visited all year round in Nantes, Saint-Nazaire and along the Loire. Each of the works in this permanent, outdoor collection, spread over 12 villages, leads visitors towards an unusual or interesting site along the estuary.