Nantes, an astonishing heritage!
Le Voyage à Nantes, an artistic and historical journey through the city
Follow the green-lined trail and enjoy Nantes’ magical touch! The walking tour is designed to unveil the local treasures, from Nantes’ architectural landmarks to the many art displays throughout the city.
Start from La Cité and walk on “Le Voyage à Nantes” trail for unforgettable memories.To know more about Le Voyage à Nantes
Le Château des Ducs de Bretagne
The Castle, located at the very heart of the city and opposite La Cité, will take you back in time, from the 15th to the 18th century, onto the curtain walls, in the courtyard, the garden and the moat. Open visit…To know more about the Nantes Castle
Les Machines de l’île
You will be dazzled by the exceptional site situated on the former shipyards, at the crossroads of Jules Verne’s “invented worlds”, of the mechanical universe of Leonardo da Vinci, and of Nantes’ industrial and cultural history. Take a tour on the back of the Grand Elephant for an extraordinary visit of the “Ile de Nantes”.
In 2014, Les Machines de l’île won the Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement given by the Themed Entertainment Association for the Marine Worlds Carousel.To know more about Les Machines de l'île
Le Lieu Unique
A few steps away from La Cité, the former LU biscuit factory has been converted into a unique art centre where cultural effervescence and artistic exploration are the core concepts.
A convivial place, Le Lieu Unique houses a friendly bar and a creative bookshop…To know more about Le Lieu Unique
Musée Jules Verne
The French author with the world’s most translated books was born in Nantes. A beautiful museum overlooking the Loire is dedicated to Jules Verne.To know more about Musée Jules Verne
Musée d’arts de Nantes
With its rich collection, the Musée d’arts de Nantes is one of the 5 largest museums in France, outside Paris.To know more about Musée d'arts de Nantes
Where to have lunch or dinner : www.lestablesdenantes.fr
Other outstanding museums in Nantes : www.museum.nantes.fr