Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Nantes

The area's history and cathedral are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Nantes. Renowned for its parks, gardens and island views, this city welcomes all visitors. Passage Pommeraye and Chateau of the Dukes of Brittany are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Nantes

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Nantes a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Machines of the Isle of Nantes (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Nantes-Erdre Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Carquefou Golf Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Planète Sauvage (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Ile d'Or Golf Club (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Hippodrome de Beaumont (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Nantes

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Nantes is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jardin des Plantes (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Cours Cambronne (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Japanese Garden (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Ile de Versailles (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Parc du Grand-Blottereau (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Beaujoire Floral Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Nantes

Fly into Nantes (NTE-Nantes - Atlantique), the closest airport, located 4.3 mi (7 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Nantes Station, Nantes Station Chantenay and Haluchère-Batignolles Station are the main stations in the area. Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at Commerce Tram Stop or Pirmil Tram Stop to see more of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Nantes?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 348 vacation rentals near Nantes. From 83 Houses to 180 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Nantes for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Nantes?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Nantes:

  • Centre-Ville: 146 vacation rentals
  • Nantes Erdre: 49 vacation rentals
  • Quartiers Sud: 15 vacation rentals
  • Breil-Barberie: 40 vacation rentals
  • Saint Donatien-Malakoff: 116 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Nantes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Nantes. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nantes (QJZ-Nantes SNCF Train Station): 381 vacation rentals
  • Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne: 380 vacation rentals
  • Place Royale: 381 vacation rentals
  • Cours Cambronne: 383 vacation rentals
  • Place du General Mellinet: 385 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Nantes listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Nantes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 83 Houses in Nantes. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Nantes include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 180 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 28 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Nantes?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 45 vacation rentals with pool available in Nantes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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