If you're looking for a charming city to spend a few days on a camping holiday in France, then there are a few destinations that are quite as appealing as Nantes.
While the city may not rank among the most popular holiday destinations in Europe, it is definitely worth visiting and so we're going to provide you with a brief rundown of things to see and do during your stay.
Les Machines de L'lle de Nantes
Perhaps the most inexplicable sight in the city, Les Machines de L'lle de Nantes is best described as a fantasy world.
That's because there is a wide range of weird and wonderful things to do while you're here, including the opportunity to go inside the belly of an elephant.
There are gallery tickets available for a series of workshops that are staged at the venue. If you've never been before, it is certainly worth taking the time to enjoy one.
Musee Jules Verne
This magical museum is a great place to visit if you're a fan of Jules Verne's books, as it is home to an array of great items that will further your passion for the author.
There are, for instance, lots of first-edition books, as well as hand-edited manuscripts and cardboard theatre cut-outs.
And it's a great destination if you're bring little ones with you too, as there are a number of child-friendly interactive displays.
The museum is a short walk from the river but you ought to be aware that opening and closing hours vary through the year.
Cathedrale St-Pierre et St-Paul
Another of the city's top tourist attractions, this cathedral is one sight that you must not miss.
It boasts a distinct gothic design that marks it out as something a bit different from most cathedrals on the continent and is widely considered to be a masterpiece of Renaissance art.
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