Jardin des plantes - botanical garden
7 hectares of town centre greenery
With its 7 green hectares right in the town centre, more than 10,000 living species, 800m2 of greenhouses and more than 50,000 flowers planted each season, the floral gardens – a certified remarkable garden – feature in the top four botanical gardens in France.
From 18 November to 14 January, 8.30 - 17.30 / From 15 January to 19 March, and from 23 October to 17 November, 8.30 - 18h30 / From 20 March to 22 October, 8.30 - 20.00.
For Pass Nantes card holders : a packet of seeds from the green spaces service for everyone on any of the garden's guided tours
At the top end of the garden the Orangerie Café (15, rue Gambetta). A truly authentic and charming little spot with an outdoor patio overlooking the park.
Opened 7/7 10:00 AM to 8.00 PM closed from end of october to mid-february.