Nantes, the river and ocean city

9H00* : Your private English speaking tour guide will welcome you at the reception desk of your hotel in Nantes (Angers, Rennes et La Baule) and will drive you in a luxury car (for 4 persons), a top of the range minibus (for 6 persons) or a coach (for 20 persons and more) to discover the jewels of Nantes.

 les-secrets-du-chateau-des-ducs-de-bretagne 9H15 : This stroll will take you through the medieval area of Bouffay up to the superb Gothic cathedral of St Peter and St Paul and then to the entirely restored castle of the dukes of Brittany. You will also see the Isle of Feydeau, a gorgeous example of the 18th century architecture, and also the quays of Nantes (you will see the appartment in which the famous French writer Jules Verne was born) to finish to the commercial district built up around the trade boom of the 19th century which saw the Nantes Opera and the famous “Passage Pommeraye” shopping center come to life!

During this stroll, your guide will make you discover the best addresses of the regional specialties (The cookies “Lu”, the unique cake of Nantes “Le gâteau Nantais”, the candies of Nantes “Les Rigolettes”, the macaroons, but also cheese and wine) to offer or for yourself!

10H30 : You will go the vineyards of Nantes and will be welcomed by the Master of the chai for a wine cellar tour and wine tasting (with cheese)


12h30 : Departure to the emblematic restaurant of Nantes in which you will have lunch and for which you will keep an unforgettable memory! Nantes La cigale

14h45 : After lunch you will be driven to the Isle of Versailles for a wonderful two hour river cruise on “the most beautiful river of France” according to François Ier!

Bateau Erdre Nantes

Escapade Romantique en France will hope that this tour will have met your expectations and your guide will drive you to your hotel or anywhere else in Nantes.

Option : Chinese or Russian interpreter

Escapade Romantique en France can manage tailor made tours for groups from different places in Nantes, Rennes or Angers.