Nantes, a meeting with the City of Dukes
Booking an airline ticket to Nantes is taking off to discover a peaceful, dynamic city, soothed by the sweetness of the Loire and the breath of the Atlantic. The City of the Dukes of Brittany is distinguished by its history and its inventiveness.
The keep, the seven towers and the 500 metres of parapet walk of the Castle of the Dukes demonstrate the influence this city had on the West as well as on the map of France. With your travel guide of Nantes envisage your visit to the Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, a detour via the sumptuous buildings of the « Feydeau Island » as well as an obligatory glance over the half-timbered houses of the medieval quarter of Bouffay.
A visit to Nantes is also synonymous with romantic strolls, on the quays of the Loire, aboard a boat across the Erdre or in the rose garden of the botanical garden. You will have the opportunity to satisfy your desires for theatre at Graslin Square and for shopping under the arcades of the sumptuous Passage Pommeraye.
The booking of a flight to Nantes is your guarantee of a getaway with a mixture of old stone buildings, activity and innovation. In effect, the City of the Dukes doesn't shine due to its history alone. It distinguishes itself by its capacity to reinvent itself every day. Across its numerous projects in the realm of art and urbanism, just like the Lieu Unique, a cultural area out of the ordinary that took life out of the walls of the former biscuit factory. Or the popular event of the Crazy Days of Music that offers locals and tourists a different take on classical music, spanning 300 concerts staged in emblematic or bizarre venues of the city.
Walking the length the estuary of the Loire, you will finally discover Saint-Nazaire, its legendary bridge and its famous port. Go up the peninsula to Guérande and see its medieval city and salt marshes.