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Day Trip to Nantes

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Day Trip to Nantes

I've almost never seen Nantes mentioned on the Paris forum when questions about day trips come up, but after discovering the group that created Les Machines de l'Île de Nantes via their touring carousel in Paris one year, we took the TGV to Nantes this October and loved touring their workshop and riding the elephant (even in the pouring rain). We also enjoyed walking along the river and having a nice meal in Nantes, then taking the TGV back to Paris that evening.

Made a terrific one day trip out of the city - highly recommended if you can bear to leave Paris for a day. All three generations in our group adored it so much that I wanted to share.

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1. Re: Day Trip to Nantes

It's a bit far but obviously doable, and The Machines de l'Ile visit is indeed worth the trip by itself. On top of that Nantes is a very nice town, with its chateau, old town, an intense cultural life (eg. the Lieu Unique)...

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