About Nantes

IDRAC Nantes is part of the “Island of Nantes” neighborhood, becoming over the past 20 years one of the most lively and progressive areas.

The city is situated at the mouth of the Loire, the longest French river renowned for its gorgeous castles (Chateaux de la Loire).

Vibrant city open to the world, Nantes is an ideal match for history and culture lovers as well as for nature enthusiasts.
What’s more, the region is not far from beautiful Brittany and the biggest European beaches.



  • Cultural events throughout the year (concerts, art…)
  • Close to the ocean
  • Les Machines de l’île (amusement park)
  • Home of the most famous French biscuit “Le PetitBeurre”
  • Marine culture
  • Jules VerneMuseum


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