7 days in Nantes & Angers Itinerary

7 days in Nantes & Angers Itinerary

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Nantes
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Angers
— 3 nights
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Nantes

— 3 nights

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Change things up with a short trip to Puy du Fou in Les Epesses (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile, stroll around Parc de Proce, take an in-depth tour of Le Chronographe, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne.

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London, UK to Nantes is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 17th (Wed), you're off to Angers.

Things to do in Nantes

Parks · Theme Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Angers

— 3 nights

City of Flowers

Discover France's rich medieval history in Angers, a medium-sized city well known for its medicinal and culinary gardens dating back to the Renaissance and still open for a visit.
Change things up with these side-trips from Angers: Azay-le-Rideau (Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau & Vinea Loire Valley), ZooParc de Beauval (in Saint-Aignan) and Chateau de Villandry (in Villandry). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau, take in the dramatic natural features at Dolmen de La Grotte aux Fees, explore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Angers, and explore the activities along Lac de Maine.

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You can drive from Nantes to Angers in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Angers can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Angers

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips