Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Nantes

The area's history and cathedral are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Nantes. Renowned for its parks, gardens and island views, this city welcomes all visitors. Passage Pommeraye and Chateau of the Dukes of Brittany are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Nantes

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Nantes a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Machines of the Isle of Nantes (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Nantes-Erdre Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Carquefou Golf Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Planète Sauvage (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Ile d'Or Golf Club (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Hippodrome de Beaumont (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Nantes

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Nantes is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jardin des Plantes (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Cours Cambronne (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Japanese Garden (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Ile de Versailles (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Parc du Grand-Blottereau (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Beaujoire Floral Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Nantes

Fly into Nantes (NTE-Nantes - Atlantique), the closest airport, located 4.3 mi (7 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Nantes Station, Nantes Station Chantenay and Haluchère-Batignolles Station are the main stations in the area. Utilise the area's public transport and catch a ride on the metro at Commerce Tram Stop or Pirmil Tram Stop to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Nantes?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 419 holiday lettings near Nantes. From 158 Houses to 180 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Nantes for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Nantes?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Nantes:

  • Centre-Ville: 142 holiday homes
  • Île de Nantes: 113 holiday homes
  • Ile Beaulieu: 47 holiday homes
  • Quartiers Nord: 26 holiday homes
  • République - Les Ponts: 91 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Nantes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Nantes. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Nantes (QJZ-Nantes SNCF Train Station): 476 holiday lettings
  • Le Lieu Unique: 478 holiday lettings
  • Nantes Station: 462 holiday lettings
  • Nantes-Erdre Golf Club: 463 holiday lettings
  • Passage Pommeraye: 468 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Nantes listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Nantes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 158 Houses in Nantes. Our other popular types of Nantes holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 180 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 27 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Nantes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 50 holiday homes with pool available in Nantes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.