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Ranked #1 of 29 attractions in Nantes
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Ranked #2 of 29 attractions in Nantes
Category: Castles; Cultural
Owner description: The Castle of the Dukes of Brittany houses the Nantes History Museum, displaying more than 850 historic objects with... more » Owner description: The Castle of the Dukes of Brittany houses the Nantes History Museum, displaying more than 850 historic objects with multimedia installations in a contemporary layout. The former ducal palace also holds temporary exhibitions and cultural events all year round. Besides, the rampart walk offers a number of viewpoints of the fortress. The night-time illuminations further reveal the architectural complexity of the site. A restaurant and a gift shop are as well at your service. « less
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Ranked #3 of 29 attractions in Nantes
Category: Art Galleries; Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Outdoors
Owner description: The Machines de l’Ile is an artistic and a tourist project. It is a blend of the invented worlds of Jules Verne, the... more » Owner description: The Machines de l’Ile is an artistic and a tourist project. It is a blend of the invented worlds of Jules Verne, the mechanical universe of Leonardo da Vinci, and the industrial history of Nantes, on an exceptional site in the former shipyards. A ride on the 12-meter tall Great Elephant, climb aboard the Marine Worlds Carrousel of 27 moving sea creatures or the Heron Tree to fly over the hanging gardens. « less
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Ranked #4 of 29 attractions in Nantes
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
This Gothic cathedral features a high nave and many tombs, including that of François II.
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Ranked #9 of 29 attractions in Nantes
  • What a wonder 09/20/2014
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Ranked #12 of 29 attractions in Nantes
Category: Museums
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Ranked #15 of 29 attractions in Nantes
Category: Museums
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Ranked #16 of 29 attractions in Nantes
Category: Castles; Cultural
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Ranked #23 of 29 attractions in Nantes
Category: Art Galleries; Museums
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Ranked #24 of 29 attractions in Nantes
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
A museum housing artifacts and replicas of inventions designed by futuristic author Jules Verne.
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Ranked #27 of 29 attractions in Nantes
Category: ; Ballets; Museums
Owner description: The Dobree museum is a museum of art, archaeology and history. It is located in Nantes, in the Western part of the Graslin... more » Owner description: The Dobree museum is a museum of art, archaeology and history. It is located in Nantes, in the Western part of the Graslin district. It's a one-hectare estate that is home to three buildings: the Dobree mansion, the manoir de la Touche and the Voltaire building. The museum is currently closed while it undergoes renovations. Usually, in the spring and summer, its hosts several events such as the night of Museums, The Archaeology Days et du Heritage Days, tours of the Dobree Tower as part of the program of the Voyage a Nantes... The collections of the Dobree museum are accessible to the public thanks to its "off site" program. The departmental Dobree museum received the label "musee de France". « less
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