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|Nantes city centre|
|Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE): 5 mi from city centre|
Planning a holiday in France's beautiful Loire valley? We don't blame you, Nantes is soaked in history and has so much to offer. Start your trip planning with cheap flights to Nantes Atlantic Airport (NTE). From London the cheapest flights to Nantes are onboard easyJet but Air France, KLM and CityJet also operate the route.
Nantes is most popular in summer so it's best to book your flights to Nantes at least three months in advance. Winters are mild but the rest of the year can be quite rainy, best to pack an umbrella for your holiday in Nantes.
Direct flights to Nantes take 1 hour 20 minutes.
Nantes is a city of palaces, castles and cathedrals. On the Loire River, it's just a skip away from wine country and the coast isn't too far either. Get a Nantes car hire and you're on your way to the most fantastic French adventure!
Jules Verne Museum: Nantes is famous mostly for one thing, being the home of famous science fiction writer Jules Verne. The museum dedicated to his life and work is not to be missed.
Ile de Versailles: For a peaceful break in the afternoon, head to this small island in the Erdre. There is a Japanese Garden, the perfect setting for an afternoon picnic.
La Baule: Hoping to get a little beach time in while you're visiting Nantes? Head to La Baule, a beach resort town on the coast, just a short drive away. There is also a nice beach at Pornic.
Find more information on Nantes Tourisme.
Nantes has endless options for accommodation. There is a handful of hostels but you'll mostly find mid-range hotels in Nantes in the city centre and usually at a good price. Best to reserve your rooms early though.