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Nantes is a city along the Loire River in the Brittany province of France, as well as the capital of the Pays de la Loire region. The city was founded around 70 BC by Namnetes Celtic tribe, and just 14 years later became an administrative center under the Romans called Condevincum when it was conquered by Julias Caesar. Today, Nantes has reinvented itself as a spirited and idyllic romantic getaway destination. There are historic structures throughout the city dating back to the Middle Ages, as well as all of the attractions that a modern tourist attraction will have. Finding your ideal hotel in Nantes can be difficult, especially when you have hundreds of hotels to choose from. With Venere, booking the hotel perfect for your expectations is simple with the help of user reviews, hotel room photo galleries, and a virtual tour of the area around the your hotel thanks to Google maps.

What's Nantes Like?

The historic city of Nantes offers both cultural and modern attractions, and has something for everyone to enjoy. One of the most impressive landmarks in the city is the 13th century Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne (Castle of the Dukes of Brittany), that now acts as a museum housing 30 rooms housing over 800 historical artifacts. Nantes has many markets, shopping streets, and malls to keep any shopaholic entertained for the day, including Passage Pommeraye and Atlantis le Centre, which have hundreds of stores from major fashion labels to small boutiques. For a relaxing afternoon taking in the view, botanical gardens such as Le Jardin des Plantes and Jardin Japonais are the ideal places.

Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Nantes

Nantes enjoys pleasant Summer months between June and August of approximately 22°C, although it has been known on occasion to reach as high as 40°C. The city has over a dozen Colleges and Universities, attracting plenty of young academics to the area. Most of the local population speak English, however it would be easier to get around the city and navigate public transport with the aid of a French reference book. For all of the latest news regarding attractions and events, you can find the Office de Tourisme Nantes Metropole (Tourist Information Office) near the waterfront on 9 Rue des États. If you would like to take a day trip out of the city, Nantes railway station connects to Marseille, Bordeaux, Lyon, and Toulouse. Several bike rental kiosks can be found throughout the city, and the relatively flat terrain of Nantes makes this the ideal way to get around.