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The city of Nantes France



Places to visit and stay guide and photos of the city of Nantes

The Cathédrale St-Pierre St-Paul.

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Nantes is a city in the Pays de la Loire région of France, near the Atlantic coast.

It is built on the banks of the Loire river and is one of the larger cities in France.

The older medieval part of the city is concentrated around the restored Gothic Cathédrale St-Pierre St-Paul.

The centre is mainly pedestrian streets. So you can walk around the narrow cobbled streets.

You can find every kind of restaurant in this area. Plus a large variety of shops and cafes.

Most of the large designer names can be found around rue Crébillon.

The nearby Passage Pommeraye is a 19th-century shopping arcade on 3 levels and is well a worth a visit.

The busy produce market in Nantes

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A pavement cafe in Nantes

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For a large city Nantes has a lot of very large parks. The city has lots of restaurants if you try the set menu you can eat from about £10.

Places to visit the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany a History Museum near the town centre on 4 place Marc-Elder.

The Machines de l'Ile is a must it is like a theme park and museum for Jules Verne. Try the mechanical grand elephant ride.you can find the museum at Bd Léon Bureau 44200 it is on the bank of the river Loire.

One of the best ways to find out your way round the sites of the city.Is the road train Le Petit Train de Nantes a 40 minute trip from Place Saint-Pierre near the Cathedral.

We spent a day there in Oct we had been touring in the Brittany area.

You can park just outside the pedestrian area and the centre is an easy walk.

There is a fast train service from Paris the TGV takes about 2 hours.

If you would like to stay there are plenty of Hotel deals to pick from

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Hotel La Perouse Nantes


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Situated in the heart of Nantes , very close to the old city , the Castle and the Cathedral , the La Pérouse Hotel welcomes you in one of the most important city of the Pays de la Loire region.

This modern 3-star Nantes hotel , housed in a vanguard building , awarded with the European Union Ecolabel , offers well-appointed rooms , parking facilities , two meeting rooms , as well as wireless Internet access in all the property.

La Pérouse Hotel central location in Nantes , will allow you to experience the charming atmosphere of this important city , that hosts many cultural events of note and boasts an important art patrimony as you can see in the main tourist sights.

Including the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany , the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul , the Basilica of Saint-Louis , the Basilica of Saint Nicolas and the Fine Arts Museum of Nantes.

La Perouse Hotel Nantes


Château des ducs de Bretagne

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One of the old houses in the centre of Nantes

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Places to stay


Holiday Home Brittany


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SHORT BREAKS are available, including in July and August, minimum 4 nights.

Le Pressoir is a fully restored 200 year old thatched Breton cottage with the traditional ridge of flowers including irises. Exquisite and attractive it has breathtaking views, colourful flower borders and lots of character inside.

A magnificent setting beside the River Blavet with glorious views of the entire valley. Several superb sandy beaches within 20-30 minutes' drive. Private heated swimming pool with security alarm installed & discreet fence to ensure child safety. Set in 3 acres of gardens. Free WiFi available for guests.


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