Its protected environment, historic & architectural heritage and pulsating cultural life make this a highly popular destination. This is a city packed with art and history, where you can come and visit the Château des Ducs de Bretagne, the medieval district of Le Bouffay and its 15th century half-timbered houses. Come and pay a visit to the cathedral of Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul, or the Basilique Saint-Nicolas, or how about the former tobacco factory?
On foot or by bike, come for a stroll in the Jardin Japonais on the Ile de Versailles, or in the Jardin des Plantes, which was opened in 1807, and where you'll find its oldest tree, the Hectot magnolia, which has been there for more than a century. People who enjoy flora should also come and see the Petite Amazonie and the Parc de Procé, where they can enjoy a huge variety of plant life, with magnolias, dahlias, heather, fuchsias and tulip trees. You'll be amazed!
And for people who enjoy unusual experiences, you should take the time to visit the Machines de l'Ile with your family. These are genuine engineering works of art made from wood, comprising huge automatons inspired by the imagination of Jules Verne, the most well-known being the 8-metre high elephant. The workshops are located in the former shipyards of Nantes, the restoration of which means visitors have an opportunity to find out about how these amazing things were made.
Nantes also has a yachting harbour, where you can enjoy sail-based watersports.
For a great family holiday, come camping in Nantes and you won't be disappointed!
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