Compagnie Vendéenne

Nantes
Atlantic Loire Valley
Attractions and places of interest
Trips and Tours

Enjoy a sea fishing trip or a cruise from here to the Ile d'Yeu, 10 nautical miles off the Atlantic coast. Explore this unspoilt island on foot or hire a bike. There are cliff paths with fantastic views, wide sandy beaches backed by pines and, on the north & west coasts, a dramatic côte sauvage.
 It's advisable to book in advance and arrive at least 30 minutes before your departure time.

Nearby attractions

The house has been preserved in the same state as it was at the time the so-called "Tiger" died.

Giraffes, elephants, bears, wolves, rhinoceros, lions and tigers are some of the 150 species you can see from your car during a visit to this safari park. Also visit 'Marine City' with dolphin shows and a 'jungle bridge' where...

An unprecedented artistic project combining the imaginative and invented worlds of Jules Verne with the mechanical ingenuity of Leonardo De Vinci, the Machines de ''île is the brainchild of François Delarozière and Pierre...

Nantes was France's largest slave port and along the riverside lies this memorial museum. Unique in France, the memorial pays homage to all those who have fought and are still fighting against slavery in all its forms...

Places to visit nearby

Nantes, in Atlantic Loire Valley, is a beautiful city that was once the long-held historical capital of Brittany and is today a vibrant hub for the creative arts.

La Baule in Atlantic Loire Valley is a fantastic, stylish seaside resort famed for its beach - an expanse of fine sand nearly 9km long that is regarded as one of the best beaches in Europe.

La Rochelle in Poitou-Charentes is a city by the sea known for its history in trade and fishing and is joined to the charming Île de Ré by a road bridge.

Nearby events

Digital Week, trade fair

Dive into a sea of new technology.Since 2014, Digital Week festival has brought the future to the...

Minibus Tour of Nantes Vineyards

Taste your way around Nantes.Dates to be confirmed. Nantes Wine Tour invites you to discover the...

Rock! A Nantes story, exhibition

An exhibition to understand why Nantes is a rock city!The Nantes scene is today recognised as one...