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The trip inside the elephant is a bit too long but it's a must try once in a lifetime. The machine is impressive. Tickets should be bought in advance as they run out very quick. We decided to do at the entrance and had to...More
The title sums it up. I love all things steampunk and Jules Verne, so this place was a must-see. Too bad that everything is exclusively in French, but I think that's something they will work on in the near future: this attraction has potential to...More
We had fun visiting and riding the elephant.
While we hated leaving downtown and crossing the river, it was worth it.
If you can fit it in, visit the machines and experience the amazing things they have done here.
We found out about the Elephant of Nantes in the Brittany Ferries brochure and since then have really wanted to visit. We did so and were not disappointed! The Machines D'Ile are fabulous as is the elephant and the city of Nantes was a lovely...More
There's something about riding 40 or 50 feet up on a gigantic mechanical elephant which is unlike any other experience, ever. It bellows, it walks and it sprays water out of its waving trunk: what's not to like?
We crossed the pedestrian bridge to see the L.U. tower and to walk to the end of the island to take photos of the Loire. We encountered the elephant walking down the street toward us, bigger than you can imagine. It is definitely a sight...More
An unique way to present a city. All of the important landmarks are connected by a 12 km walking route that is marked in green on the free tourist map and also painted green on the street. Take two days to do it all. The...More