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Highlights in Nantes
- The Castle of the Dukes of Brittany
- The Cathedral of Nantes
- Excursion by boat to the fishing village Trentemoult
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Nantes was once the capital of Brittany. Today, the lively student city is a popular destination for holidaymakers and offers a correspondingly large selection of holiday accommodations of all kinds. Whether you want to spend your holidays in a modern holiday apartment or in a compact apartment, you will find what you are looking for in the centre. If you are looking for a holiday home, there are suburbs like Trentemoult or Saint-Sebastian-sur-Loire.
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Location and orientation
The city of Nantes is located in the Pays de la Loire region in western France. The sixth largest city in France is about 55 kilometres from the Atlantic Ocean. Nearby, the two rivers Sevre and Erdre flow into the Loire, which also runs through the city.
Every year in August, the Aux Heures D'été Festival takes place, a colourful festival of cultures.
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After 15 years of extensive restoration, the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany has been open to the public again since 2007. The tour of the battlements or the courtyard with the imposing fountain from the time of Franz II and Anne de Bretagne is particularly beautiful. The Museum of the History of Nantes is also located here, as is an elegant café.2. The cathedral of Nantes
Take a walk from your vacation rental to the centre of Nantes. Here you can find the St-Pierre-et-St-Paul Cathedral of Nantes, which makes even Notre Dame look pale! Finally, at 38 metres, the Flamboyant style building has one of the highest vaults in France. The cathedral is also the last home of Duke Francis II and his wife Margarethe of Foix, with an impressive Renaissance tomb.3. A trip to Trentemoult
On the other side of the Loire lies the picturesque fishing village of Trentemoult, which has retained its rural charm despite its proximity to Nantes. Jump on a "Navibus" - the boats that take you across the Loire in a few minutes - and enjoy a glass of wine in one of the many cafés on the riverbank. The fishing village is the perfect setting for a relaxing day outdoors.