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Best things to do in Loire-Atlantique

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Ranked #1 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Ranked #2 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Castles; Cultural
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Ranked #3 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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 #4 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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 #5 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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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Zoo La Boissiere du Dore (La Boissiere du Dore)
Ranked #6 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #7 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Les Chantiers Navals (Saint-Nazaire)
Ranked #8 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Parc de Proce (Nantes)
Ranked #9 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Ranked #10 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Planete Sauvage (Port-Saint-Pere)
Ranked #11 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Zoos/Aquariums

A good day out. There are apparently 2,000 animals in the park, and that is not hard to believe. It isamazing to see Elephants, Rhinos, Hippos, as well as the usual animals you... more »

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Ranked #12 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Musee de la Marine (Saint-Brevin-les-Pins)
Ranked #13 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Military Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Located in the Palais de Chaillot, this museum documents French naval history.
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Belem (Nantes)
Ranked #14 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Terre De Sel (Guerande)
Ranked #15 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Le Grand Blockhaus (Batz-sur-Mer)
Ranked #16 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #17 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Ranked #18 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Ruban Vert (Nantes)
Ranked #19 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Ranked #20 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Tour Bretagne (Nantes)
Ranked #21 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Ranked #22 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Museums
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Ranked #23 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Sous-Marin l'Espadon (Saint-Nazaire)
Ranked #24 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: The French submarine Espadon ("swordfish" in French) is open to visitors inside the fortified lock of the harbour of... more » Owner description: The French submarine Espadon ("swordfish" in French) is open to visitors inside the fortified lock of the harbour of Saint-Nazaire. This 78-m long submarine was built in Le Havre and launched in 1958 before taking up service in 1960. During its 25 year long career, the Espadon covered 360,547 nautical miles, i.e. the equivalent of 17 times the circumference of the earth! Welcome for an audioguided tour, available in French, English, German and Spanish. « less
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Ranked #25 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Cite Medievale (Clisson)
Ranked #26 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #27 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Owner description: The project of the Estate of Garenne-Lemot was born out of the mind of sculptor Francois-Frederic Lemot. Between 1805 and... more » Owner description: The project of the Estate of Garenne-Lemot was born out of the mind of sculptor Francois-Frederic Lemot. Between 1805 and 1827, on the banks of the Sevre Nantaise, the artist created a remarkable architectural estate and an exhibition hall. « less
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Ranked #28 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Museums
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Ranked #29 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Castles; Cultural
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Ranked #30 of 80 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Castles; Cultural
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