Nantes, just 1 hour away from the campsite.

Nantes, a city steeped in history

Nantes, the iconic city of Loire-Atlantique, reveals a captivating charm seamlessly blending its rich historical heritage, cultural vitality, and contemporary atmosphere. Nestled on the banks of the Loire, the city breathes history through its cobblestone streets, ancient buildings, and picturesque squares.

The historic heart of Nantes, with its Castle of the Dukes of Brittany, imposes its majestic presence, offering a journey through time across the centuries. The ramparts bear witness to medieval times, while the castle itself narrates the tumultuous history of the region. Nearby, the Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul Cathedral, elegant and imposing, rises as a masterpiece of Gothic architecture.

But that's not all...

The artistic soul of Nantes is revealed in the streets adorned with street art, where creative expression finds its place at the heart of the city. The Machines of the Isle, a surprising fusion of Jules Verne's imagination and contemporary inventiveness, delight visitors with their astonishing mechanical creations, including the iconic Elephant that strolls majestically.

The banks of the Loire, on the other hand, invite leisurely strolls along the river, offering panoramic views and friendly spaces. The renovated old warehouses now house trendy cafes, original shops, and cultural spaces, creating a vibrant and cosmopolitan atmosphere.

In the evening, the city lights up with festive energy. Restaurants offering delicious local cuisine, lively bars, and cultural festivals make Nantes a place where nightlife is just as captivating as its daytime heritage.