The city centre of Nantes

A walk to walk in the historical center of Nantes

The tour focuses on the castle of the Duke of Brittany and the surrounding streets in the town centre of Nantes.

Interest: notevery good (2 notes)
Difficulty: difficulté
Duration: 3 h.

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Normand04/01/2019 13:07:18 note great

Le centre ville ne se limite pas aux alentours du Château ; il faut aussi aller du côté de la place Graslin, de l'Erdre, du Canal St félix,

The castle of the Dukes of Brittany

The castle of the Dukes of Brittany
'The entrance in the courtyard of the castle of Nantes is free, it is also possible to make the complete tour of the Castle on the ramparts for free. Don''t miss it because you will have wonderful views over the city.'

The main entrance

The main entrance
The Castle also includes a museum that describes the history of the city over the centuries, entrance fee : 8 euros.

Throughout the castle

Throughout the castle
The castle was built in the 15th century, Nantes was the capital of Britain and didn’t belong to the France. It also served as a residence for the Court of Brittany.

The courtyard of the castle

The courtyard of the castle
The castle is the birthplace of Anne of Brittany. Her marriage to the King of France Charles VIII in 1491 attached Brittany to the France.

The moat of the castle

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The moat of the castle
The Castle lawns are ideal for rest.

The Cathedral St. Peter and St. Paul

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The Cathedral St. Peter and St. Paul
The Cathedral is in the flamboyant Gothic style.

The boulevards

The boulevards
Nantes is a young dynamic city, there are many restaurants and bars along the boulevard.

An alley

An alley
It is good to walk in the pedestrian centre of Nantes.

The Place Royale

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The Place Royale
There’s a magnificent fountain in the centre of the Place Royale

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