38 days in Loire-Atlantique Itinerary

38 days in Loire-Atlantique Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nantes
— 15 nights
2
Chateaubriant
— 10 nights
3
La-Baule-Escoublac
— 12 nights

15
nights
Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nantes: Planete Sauvage (in Port-Saint-Pere), Zoo La Boissiere du Dore (in La Boissiere du Dore) and Musee du Vignoble Nantais (in Le Pallet). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, take a stroll through Passage Pommeraye, stop by Village de Trentemoult, and don't miss a visit to Basilique Saint Nicolas.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nantes online driving holiday planner.

Milan, Italy to Nantes is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Chateaubriant.

Things to do in Nantes

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Clisson, Sautron, Legendia Parc, The Settlers, Domaine Poiron Dabin
Highlights from your plan
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Jardin des Plantes ©
Jardin des Plantes

10
nights
Chateaubriant

Chateaubriant ©
Châteaubriant is a town in western France, about 350km southwest of Paris, and one of the three sous-préfectures of the Loire-Atlantique department. Explore Chateaubriant's surroundings by going to Mine D'abbaretz (in Abbaretz), Chateau La Motte-Glain (in La Chapelle-Glain) and Piscine Municipale Alexandre Braud (in Saint-Mars-la-Jaille). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chateaubriant, get to know the fascinating history of Les Forges de la Hunaudiere, take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Resistance de Chateaubriant, and contemplate the long history of La Carriere des Fusilles.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chateaubriant online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nantes to Chateaubriant in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll set off for La-Baule-Escoublac on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Chateaubriant

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Mine D'abbaretz, Les Forges de la Hunaudiere, Chateau La Motte-Glain, Piscine Municipale Alexandre Braud
Highlights from your plan
La Carriere des Fusilles ©
La Carriere des Fusilles
Chateau de Chateaubriant ©
Chateau de Chateaubriant
Musee de la Resistance de Chateaubriant ©
Musee de la Resistance de Chateaubriant

12
nights
La-Baule-Escoublac

La-Baule-Escoublac ©
La Baule-Escoublac, commonly referred to as La Baule, is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.A century-old seaside resort in southern Brittany with beautiful villas, casino, luxury hotels and an original mix of old Breton and exclusive seaside culture with a 12 kilometer-long sand beach, La Baule has long been home to French high society's seaside residences. Get out of town with these interesting La-Baule-Escoublac side-trips: Cavavin (in Saint-Brevin-les-Pins), Prefailles (Plage Anse Du Sud, Pointe Saint Gildas, &more) and Pornic (Blue Green Golf Club Pornic, Brigantine Brasserie de la Cote de Jade, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Cite Medievale de Guerande, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Couple de Sirenus, examine the collection at Escal'Atlantic, and head outdoors with Atlantic Jet Evasion.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the La-Baule-Escoublac day trip planner.

You can drive from Chateaubriant to La-Baule-Escoublac in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in La-Baule-Escoublac are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in La-Baule-Escoublac

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Nazaire, Batz-sur-Mer, Guerande, Le Croisic, Pornic
Highlights from your plan
Manege des Platanes ©
Manege des Platanes
Tropicarium Bonsai ©
Tropicarium Bonsai
Parc des Dryades ©
Parc des Dryades