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Nantes is the capital of the Pays de la Loire region that is situated in the north western part of France. It is located on the bank of Loire River. This beautiful city is popularly referred to as the “Venice of the West”.  It is the sixth largest city in France with a population of about a million people with rich cultural values.

The city is well linked to the bordering towns especially Brittany. Nantes port was once the hub of trading with Middle East nations. Nantes has many attractions that draw tourists from far and wide like magnate.

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Requirements for Entry to Nantes

A Nigerian Passport with a minimum period validity of 6 months beyond the intended period of stay is needed at the time of travel. A tourist visa is required for citizens of Nigeria and can be obtained at France Embassy 37 Udi Street off Aso Drive, Quartier Maitama, Abuja or France Consulate no 1, Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos

Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE)

Nantes International Airport serves Nantes France; it is located about 8 kilometers Southwest of Nantes the biggest airport in the West of France. It handled 3,930,849 passengers in 2013.

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Major attractions

Nantes is a beautiful place for vacation, some of the major attractions are:

Place Royale is located in the centre of Nantes; it is a stylish square which was put in place in 1790. St-Nicholas neo-Gothic church is in the Northeast of the square.

The National History Museum has on exhibition preserved specimens of botany, zoology, ethnography and zoology. Visits to this museum help you to explore the heritage and past of Nantes.

The Passage Pommeraye connects two important towns in the city; it is popular for the shopping centre with several shops in it selling chocolates, local handicrafts, artifacts, souvenirs and many more. Glass ceiling in the passage has proven to be another great attraction.

The Audubon Marshlands are the habitat of several migrant which comes around at a particular annually. The spectacular shows of the birds makes a pleasurable view during the summer months hawks, moor hens, ducks and silver horns are around. Espace Quilly Amusement Park which has very fascinating innovations is a great place for visitors with children.

Things to Do

If you happen to be in the city between mid-June to mid-August attend the Atlantic Festival which features 8 concerts with many renowned singers participating.

Take a boat ride along River Erdre and also go on excursion to Erdre Valley. Explore La Joneliér: which home to a zoo and an Automobile Museum with over 50 classic cars.

Visit Jardin des Plantes, a scenic botanical garden with many flora species. Tour Château Ducal, a fortress in which Duchesse of Berry was imprisoned which now houses an array of divers Museums.

Hotels & Accommodation    

There are a lot of hotels and motels in Nantes for all tastes and budgets, from the five star hotels to the budget hotels.  These hotels have become favourite of tourists including students and business guests.  Book Nantes hotels with Travelstart at affordable rate without hidden charges.

Car Rental

Nantes has different car rental services that will be able to make your traveling around the city easy. With Travelstart, you can make use of suitable vehicles from the airport to anywhere you want to travel to in Nantes. Hire a car with Travelstart Nigeria today!

Best Time to Visit

Warm summer time from June is the is best to enjoy the best of Nantes attractions, however during the cool autumn you van also enjoy your visit to Nantes. 

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