Nantes, France

Book a flight to the port city of Nantes and discover the charm of the historic district of Bouffay, the Château des Ducs de Bretagne and the fabulous French coast in one holiday!

Nantes is located only 30 minutes by car from the French coast. Within no time, you’ll find yourself strolling on the beach along the azure blue Atlantic Ocean. Yet Nantes is also perfect for taking in culture. The historic district of Bouffay boasts medieval houses and many historic buildings. Right at the heart of the city you’ll find the striking Château des Ducs de Bretagne. This castle is a sight to be seen from both the inside and outside. Tip: also visit the stunning botanical gardens nearby. 

Fly to modern Nantes

In addition to all of its history, Nantes is also a very modern city. Ride the impressive mechanical elephant (Les Machines de l'île) and explore the beautiful theatres and street art. Need a break from all the sightseeing? Nantes is also a shopping paradise, one that easily measures up to Paris! In the evening, have a bite to eat along the Loire River while enjoying beautiful views of the lovely port.

Practical information

Time zone

GMT +1 (summer time +2) 
There is no time difference between Nantes and the Netherlands.


The currency used in Nantes is the Euro (EUR).

Duration of flight

The flight to Nantes lasts approximately 2 hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.