Visiting Nantes

Situated in the West of France, in the Pays de la Loire region, Nantes is a beautiful city where you can have a lot of activities all year long. Whether you like art, architecture or nature, Nantes is a rich city where you will find what you look for.

There are many landmarks and places to discover, such as the Château des Ducs de Bretagne (castle of the Dukes of Brittany), the Passage Pommeraye, the Tour Lu, the Tour Bretagne, the Jardin des plantes de Nantes (botanical garden of Nantes), the Loire Estuary, and many other, ... Every summer there is the Voyage à Nantes, where artistic exhibitions take place in the whole city.
 
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Cycling in Nantes : La Loire à Vélo

Loire à Vélo is a 800 kilometre cycle tourism route which goes along the Loire river. If you enjoy cycling, the Loire à Vélo is something you should do at least once. All along the Loire, you will discover our region and its treasures by bike. Each itinerary is no more than 40km long, which you can break down as you wish. It represents approximately 4 hours of cycling in a day.

 

cycling in nantes

The Hotel de La Marine Saint Herblain is situated on one of the Loire à Vélo cycling routes. We have a bike shed and repair tools so you can take the road safely.

 

The Nantes Pass : discovering Nantes made easy

Nantes has a lot of tourist locations and historic places you can visit. Rather than buying tickets for each of these sites, you can buy the Nantes Pass at our reception desk. For only 25 euros, you can access more than 30 touristic locations and historic sites of Nantes during 24 hours, visits included. Don’t waste your day in traffic, as public transportation is included in your Nantes Pass. We want to make your stay in Nantes the best possible, it is only logical for us to offer you the Nantes Pass at our reception desk.

 

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Sports and activities in Saint-Herblain

You are staying at the Hôtel de La Marine and look for activities nearby? There is a bowling center a few minutes away from our hotel (Bowl Center), two golf courses (NeoGolf and Golf Blue Green Nantes-Erdre) and a spa (Calicéo).

 

bowling near nantes

 

Shopping centers near Nantes

In Saint-Herblain, there is a full commercial offer at your fingertips. Whether you are looking for clothing, shoes, jewelry, lingerie or furniture, you will find everything you need in the various shopping centers of Saint-Herblain. The Atlantis shopping center is the biggest one you will find in Saint-Herblain, with more than 150 shops and 30 restaurants. There is also the “Route de Vannes” at only 5 minutes in car from our hotel, which is a big avenue with more than 350 shops.

 

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Cinemas and shows in Saint-Herblain

You are staying in our hotel and want to watch a movie or a show? You can go to the UGC Ciné Cité Atlantis where movies in original soundtrack are screened. For the shows, we advise you to go the Zenith of Nantes to watch concerts, comical shows or musicals. Find the programming here.

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Convalescence stay in Nantes

You just got out of hospitalization in Nantes and are looking to stay in Nantes for your convalescence? You are at the right place! Our hotel is easily accessible from the following hospitals : Polyclinique de l’Atlantique (maternity ward, outpatient surgery, and general surgery), Clinique Sourdille (ophthalmology), Clinique Saint Augustin (classic surgery) and the Clinique Jeanne d’Arc (hand surgery).