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Things to do in Loire-Atlantique

 

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Jardin des Plantes (Nantes)
Ranked #1 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Ranked #2 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Castles
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 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
This Gothic cathedral features a high nave and many tombs, including that of François II.
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Ranked #4 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Art Galleries; Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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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Zoo La Boissiere du Dore (La Boissiere du Dore)
Ranked #5 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Zoos
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Planete Sauvage (Port-Saint-Pere)
Ranked #6 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Zoos

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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Cite Medievale (Clisson)
Ranked #7 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Historic Sites
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Terre De Sel (Guerande)
Ranked #8 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #9 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Castles
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Ranked #10 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Ranked #11 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Museums
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Le Grand Blockhaus (Batz-sur-Mer)
Ranked #12 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #13 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Belem (Nantes)
Ranked #14 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
  • When it is in port10/10/2013
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Ranked #15 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Les halles (Clisson)
Ranked #16 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Sous-Marin l'Espadon (Saint-Nazaire)
Ranked #17 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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 #18 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Defi Nature (Frossay)
Ranked #19 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Ranked #20 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Les Chantiers Navals (Saint-Nazaire)
Ranked #21 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Ranked #22 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Castles
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Ruban Vert (Nantes)
Ranked #23 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Parc de Proce (Nantes)
Ranked #24 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Escal'Atlantic (Saint-Nazaire)
Ranked #25 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Inside the former submarine base in the harbour of Saint-Nazaire, a hidden treasure lies in store for you. Escal'Atlantic,... more » Owner description: Inside the former submarine base in the harbour of Saint-Nazaire, a hidden treasure lies in store for you. Escal'Atlantic, the ocean liner experience, is a unique interactive visit for the whole family. Audiovisual displays and hands-on activities, display areas inspired by the interiors of ocean liners, 200 authentic objects which were on board liners built in Saint-Nazaire and much more tell the incredible story of the luxurious giants of the oceans. « less
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Courses Hippiques (Pornichet)
Ranked #26 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
  • Horse racing01/13/2014
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Ranked #27 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Owner description: Situe dans le parc naturel regional de la Briere, a quelques kilometres de Guerande et des plages de la Baule, le centre... more » Owner description: Situe dans le parc naturel regional de la Briere, a quelques kilometres de Guerande et des plages de la Baule, le centre equestre La Champagne vous offre la possibilite de faire une randonnee a cheval. Escorte par un moniteur experimente qui alternera les trois allures en fonction du terrain, vous decouvrirez les beautes sauvages de la presqu'ile guerandaise, entre marais salant, bords de la vilaine, forets denses et plages infinies ou votre monture galopera a coeur joie. Amoureux de la nature, des chevaux et de grands espaces, cette aventure est pour vous!S equiper en fonction du temps, nous vous fournissons l equipement de securite. A bientot « less
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Ranked #28 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
Category: Museums
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Ranked #29 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
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Ranked #30 of 77 attractions in Loire-Atlantique
  • Interesting02/27/2013
Category: Castles
Owner description: The Château de Ranrouët : a heritage site to discoverIn the shade of ancient oak trees is revealed the imposing silhouette of... more » Owner description: The Château de Ranrouët : a heritage site to discoverIn the shade of ancient oak trees is revealed the imposing silhouette of the ruins of the castle of Ranrouët.Located in an unique and unusual setting this sentinel of the marshlands is set apart from its contemporaries which are constructed on higher ground. Its construction began in the 13th century and it was continuously altered until the 17th century. The successive owners the Asseracs, the Rocheforts, the Rieux were able to modify the castle according to the needs of their time.Both a fortress and a residence the castle of Ranrouët is an undeniable witness to the history of Brittany. « less
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