4-Day France Weekend Getaway in Nantes

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Duration
4 days & 3 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
3 nights included
Car rental
Optional
Flights
Economy included
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Description

Nantes welcomes you to a refreshing 4-day weekend getaway where you can unwind. Experience captivating views and rich culture in France, making the most of every minute of your short escape.

Nantes, a lively city in western France, offers a mix of historical heritage and modern creativity. As you walk along the Loire River, you’ll see the grand Château des Ducs de Bretagne and the inventive Les Machines de l'île. Nantes’ rich maritime history and vibrant cultural scene, along with its many green spaces, create an exciting and lively atmosphere.

This fantastic 4-day travel plan is your chance to see the best travel destinations in France over the course of a weekend. You’ll stay for 3 nights in Nantes, taking in its beauty and energy while maximizing your time in France.

Spend your wonderful weekend break in France visiting the most popular sightseeing destinations. Expect to see other remarkable attractions in France and get a glimpse of the country's unique history and culture.

Your accommodation will be conveniently located for easy access to many of the best places to see and do in France. You'll have plenty of time to stroll through local markets and shopping streets. Go souvenir shopping to your heart's content, and take a bit of France home with you to remind you of your vacation in Nantes.

Your itinerary will take you to the best sights and spots in the city of Nantes. By the end of your weekend getaway in France, you'll return home happy, with plenty of photos and memories to look back to and share.

This 4-day travel plan covers all you need for an amazing time in France. Your itinerary is customizable, giving you the opportunity to create the perfect weekend getaway in Nantes. Add tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your itinerary and make the most of your time in France.

For your convenience, you can also add a car rental to your weekend getaway package to France. This way, you can discover hidden gems and explore France at your own pace.

On top of all that, you'll also have access to 24/7 travel support from your personal agent. We'll provide you with a step-by-step guide you can easily access on our mobile app, where your travel documents are stored and organized.

Booking a complete weekend getaway in Nantes has never been this fast and easy. The best services in Nantes fill up quickly, so select a date and start planning your weekend getaway to France today!

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Included

Flights, economy included
Hotel, 3 nights
Step-by-step guide
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24/7 travel support

Destinations

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Photo of the Erdre River in Nantes, France.Nantes / 3 nights
Sainte-Luce-sur-Loire

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Attractions

photo of people enjoying the experience with Machines of the Isle of Nantes in Nantes, France.Machines of the Isle of Nantes
Botanical Garden, Coulmiers - Jardin des Plantes, Malakoff - Saint-Donatien, Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, Metropolitan France, FranceBotanical Garden
photo of Japanese garden on Ile de Versailles in Nantes, France.Île de Versailles (Nantes)
photo of the park Manor at Parc de Procé in Nantes, France.Parc de Procé
Grand Blotterau Parc, Mairie de Doulon, Doulon - Bottière, Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, Metropolitan France, FranceGrand Blotterau Parc
photo of Jardin Extraordinaire a garden with a waterfall, rocks and lush vegetation in Nantes, France.Jardin extraordinaire (Nantes)
Natural History Museum, Graslin - Commerce, Centre Ville, Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, Metropolitan France, FranceNatural History Museum
Parc de la Gaudinière, Nantes, Pays de la Loire, FranceParc de la Gaudinière
Oblate Park
photo of the castle of Dukes of Brittany with Miroir d'eau (water mirror fountain) at beautiful morning in Nantes city in France.Miroir d'eau
Castle Gaudinière
Éloge du Pas de Côté

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Day 1

Day 1 – Nantes - arrival day

  • Nantes - Arrival day
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  • Miroir d'eau
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Your exciting weekend getaway in France begins as you arrive in Nantes. Explore the city's charm while spending 3 nights at one of the best hotels and places to stay in Nantes.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Miroir d'eau. This reflecting pool is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 866 reviews.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Nantes. Check-in at hotels in France normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Nantes offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

Transform your weekend getaway in France into a memorable experience by exploring the fantastic restaurants and bars in Nantes. Dive into the city’s diverse dining and drinking spots to savor its local flavors and enjoy a friendly atmosphere.

Begin your culinary exploration in Nantes by securing a reservation at L’Épicurien - Abbaye de Villeneuve. This renowned restaurant holds 1 Michelin star and offers an exceptional menu of modern cuisine. For another dining delight, visit Les Cadets, celebrated for its delectable modern menu. This acclaimed 1-star Michelin-recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. Looking for a different experience? Discover LuluRouget, a top local spot known for its tantalizing modern menu. With a 1-star Michelin recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure.

Round off your dining experience by visiting Le Chat noir, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of Oceania Hôtel de France Nantes, a bar catering to every mood and preference. Bar Le Cercle Rouge Nantes likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

Soak in the unique vibe of the city of Nantes tonight! Relax with a drink after your rewarding weekend getaway experience in France!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Nantes

  • Nantes
  • Sainte-Luce-sur-Loire
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  • Parc de la Gaudinière
  • Castle Gaudinière
  • Île de Versailles (Nantes)
  • Botanical Garden
  • Grand Blotterau Parc
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On day 2 of your enjoyable weekend getaway in France, soak up the atmosphere of Nantes. Make the most of your remaining 2 nights at Nantes by exploring the local food scene and nightlife, adding extra fun to your memorable journey.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Parc de la Gaudinière. This extraordinary park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,417 visitors.

Next, make your way to Castle Gaudinière. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 192 reviews.

While in Nantes, we also recommend a visit to Ile de Versailles. This river island has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 7,112 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Botanical Garden. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 14,694 travelers, this park is a highly recommended stop on your sightseeing around Nantes.

Make your way to Grand Blotterau Parc, perhaps the most famous park in Nantes. This attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 3,157 reviews.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in France that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Nantes has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. Scroll down and select tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

Transform your weekend getaway in France into a memorable experience by exploring the fantastic restaurants and bars in Nantes. Dive into the city’s diverse dining and drinking spots to savor its local flavors and enjoy a friendly atmosphere.

Make sure to reserve a table at Le Bistro des Enfants Nantais, an iconic dining spot in Nantes. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Le 1, a popular restaurant in Nantes. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of L'instinct gourmand, a hidden gem nestled in Nantes. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Les BerThoM, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, The Coffee House is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Bateau-Lavoir also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

Relish in novel experiences as you continue your weekend getaway in the city of Nantes. Toast to another amazing day in France!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Nantes

  • Nantes
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  • Oblate Park
  • Jardin extraordinaire (Nantes)
  • Machines of the Isle of Nantes
  • Natural History Museum
  • Parc de Procé
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Today marks day 3 of your relaxing weekend break in France. Embrace the beauty and spirit of Nantes as you look forward to 1 night filled with joy and adventure.

Kick off the day at Oblate Park, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This park is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,057 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit Jardin Extraordinaire. Jardin Extraordinaire is an urban park with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,025 reviews.

Les Machines de l'Île is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This art project is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 33,332 visitors.

Beyond the attractions mentioned above, you also have the opportunity to visit Natural History Museum. This library is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,896 visitors.

Lastly, don’t miss out on Parc de Procé, a famous urban park in Nantes. This attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,256 travelers.

Your discoveries in Nantes do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Nantes on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

When it’s time to dine or unwind, Nantes offers a wide range of restaurants and bars on your weekend trip. Take your pick from the city’s best dining and drinking spots. Savor a great meal, sip refreshing drinks, and enjoy the nightlife scene before calling it a night in France.

Have a fantastic dining experience at Le Macallan - Irish Pub Nantes, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Le Bouchon offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Suraj Restaurant indien pakistanais is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Nantes.

Round off your dining experience by visiting Bar Plein Sud, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of 4.44 Bar Lounge, a bar catering to every mood and preference. Délirium Café likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

This is the perfect time to relax and enjoy your weekend getaway in France to the fullest. Savor every minute of your stay in Nantes!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Nantes - departure day

  • Nantes - Departure day
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  • Éloge du Pas de Côté
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Your remarkable weekend getaway in France is about to end. Soon, you’ll say goodbye to Nantes. Day 4 is your departure day and your chance to catch one last glimpse of the city and France's charming sights.

If you prefer to go sightseeing before leaving France, the popular Éloge du Pas de Côté is an extraordinary attraction you could visit on your last day in Nantes.

As your final day in France unfolds, enjoy a last-minute shopping spree in Nantes's best shopping area. Enjoy finding the perfect gift or keepsake to remind you of your wonderful trip to France.

Before you conclude your weekend getaway in Nantes, drop by a top-rated restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the local food culture over a fantastic meal.

If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Restaurant ICI, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu.

You’ll then say farewell to France and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of your unforgettable weekend getaway in Nantes!

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