Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Nantes1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Nantes with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Nantes areaThis Nantes map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Nantes and surroundings
France - moving around the countryAll major cities of France have their own airports, which control not only the vast majority of domestic, but also overseas flights. If you come to France in the warm season, an excellent transportation option will be to rent a bicycle. Almost all over the country you will find special bike paths that connect some cities with others. If you want to travel along the coastal regions of France, you can use the ferry service. There is also in Paris, trips made by a lot of small excursion boats and cruise ships. … Open
Nature and parks of FranceBetween Grenoble, Briancon and Gap is the national park of Ecrins, in the territory of which there are at once 3 four-thousandths - Barre-des-Ecrins, Dome de Neige des Ecrins and Peak Lorik. The area of the park is occupied by pine and oak forests, alpine meadows; glaciers are located on the hills. There are more than 30 trails laid in the park which are in excellent condition. On the island of Corsica is the Kalanka National Park. It is a deep valley filled with the sea. The valley is surrounded by orange and pink rocks, which spectacularly rise above the sea line at an altitude of about 300 meters. The rocks were heavily eroded, and therefore took quite original and unusual forms. This unique and incredibly beautiful landscape is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. … Open
Photogallery of Nantes sights
Our guide to Nantes
Shopping, streets and outlets
Those who are not ready to spend a fortune on new outfits would rather go explore Decre district located near the Old Town. Virtually all the streets are pedestrian here, local shops attract tourists with a variety of goods and moderate prices. They will find traditional clothing stores, souvenir shops, as well as grocery stores selling the best regional delicacies. Many tourists come here for souvenirs, the more … Open
Advices for travellers
2. Tourists being not limited in time should pay a visit to Paris reaching the destination by TGV high speed train. The cost of the trip will above 20 Euro and the time needed for the trip is about two hours. 3. The guests of the city are recommended to set off to the Rue Crebillon district as this is exactly the place of concentration of shopping centers and elite boutiques. At the end of the … Open
Another great place in Nantes (especially for families) is the atmospheric amusement park Carrousel des Mondes Marins where rides are themed on the works of the most famous native of the city - Jules Verne. Among the most amazing attractions are Le Grand Éléphant and La Galerie des Machines. The park is located near one of the main sights of the city - Les Machines de l'Île. A must-have for cinema-goers is the … Open
Nantes for children - what to visit
The city has several pools, which become highly relevant in summer. First of all, it is worth mentioning Piscine du Petit-Port with its two pools - indoor and outdoor, as well as a small water ride. Piscine Léo Lagrange, which is considered a historic building (built at the end of World War II), is designed for those who want to just swim, there are no slides here. However, the center is very spacious and has … Open
Travel guide to Nantes
Today the beautiful historic building houses the Museum of Fine Arts. The museum opened in 1804 houses one of the richest art collections in the world. Some of its exhibits date back to the 12th century - the exposition covers a time period of more than 800 years. Visitors to the museum can admire unique works by Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso, as well as see magnificent sculptures and creations of famous artists … Open
Traditions and mentality of Nantes
He decided to organize short concerts, the duration of which wouldn't exceed 45 minutes, and make tickets as cheap as possible. In a matter of years, the festival has gained immense popularity, and now its program covers as many as five days. Concert venues located in Nantes can no longer ensure the full implementation of the program, so some surrounding cities take part in the festival too. A certain theme is … Open