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Nantes travel guide

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You're Going to Love Nantes

Brittany's capital is a cultural center, a beautiful historical city, and well within range of the province's gorgeous coastline. Add in family attractions and superb food, and you can't go wrong with a visit to Nantes.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Nantes

When to Visit Nantes

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Beach lovers should visit around July or August to enjoy Brittany at its best, but everyone else can enjoy Nantes at any time of year.

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How to Get to Nantes

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Where to Stay in Nantes

Accommodation highlights in Nantes include the stately Mercure Nantes Centre and the equally luxurious Radisson Blu.

Popular Neighborhoods in Nantes

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How to Get Around Nantes

The Cost of Living in Nantes

Shopping Streets

Nantes' liveliest shopping street is definitely Rue Crébillon, which is home to department stores, fromageries, and craft stores, but walk on to reach the beautiful Passage Pommeraye, which is home to a cluster of independent boutiques.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets in Nantes include Carrefour and Monoprix, where 12 eggs will cost you around EUR2.40.

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Where to Eat in Nantes

Nantes (and Brittany in general) is a great gastronomic destination. Upscale bistros like Pickles rub shoulders with even more expensive brasseries like La Cigale. LuluRouget is another great bistro, while Café Le Molière is an affordable alternative. In general, you'll pay between EUR20 and EUR40 for a good meal.