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to do in family

To fully enjoy Nantes with children, choose one or two museums they propose adapted activities. Take some fresh air in one of the 100 parks and gardens or in one of the 7 playgrounds of the Voyage à Nantes.


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01.06.2019 - 29.09.2019
Vignoble de Nantes - Vertou

A lobster at the Frémoire - Quand Même

Open on Saturdays and Sundays from June to September

The park for the Château de La Frémoire offers a view overlooking the Sèvre Valley.

Le Voyage à Nantes, La Cantine
04.04.2019 - 03.11.2019

Unusual playground!

Place of relaxation, ephemeral surprising space and convivial for the visitors who discover it.

La Colline - Appelle moi Papa
04.04.2019 - 03.11.2019

at the Cantine du Voyage

An unusual playground

Mauves balnéaire, Collectif Mit - Voyage à Nantes
01.09.2019 - 29.09.2019
Bord de Loire

Collectif mit

Moveable and colourful beach huts have been reinvented for the occasion and are located by the boat ramp.


Château des Ducs de Bretagne, Nantes
06.10.2019 - 01.12.2019

The 1st sunday of each month

from september to june

5 City museums have free admission on the 1st sunday of each month from september to june !

Pass Nantes

Le Carrousel des Mondes Marins, Nantes
Les Machines de l'Ile

Unique Art Installation Thea Award in 2014

At the " Machines de l'île " You will discover the sea like never before, from seabeds to sea surface. Giant Crab, ...

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Gare routière Baco
New departure from Nantes!

NAOW is a tour agency like no other!
the NAOW team finds good addresses, to make you live a friendly adventure...

Pass Nantes

Le Héron de la Galerie des Machines de l’Île, Nantes

A team of mad builders have set up their workshop in this warehouse : a performance area where each individual...

Le Grand Éléphant des Machines de l'Île, Nantes

Essential and unique in Nantes

No rides on 1st October due to a technical intervention

He lives in the central street of the Nefs. When the majestic animal goes out for its walk, it is like architecture...

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31.10.2019 - 14.02.2020
Nantes Tourisme

This tour is only available in French.

Librairie Boutique Château des ducs de Bretagne

The Castle publishes a series of short booklets and more substantial works on the themes explored in the museum.

Pass Nantes

Le Voyage à Nantes
Nantes Camping

Artist : Jean Bonichon

open from april to october

An unusual adventure to live with friends or family!

Pass Nantes

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Open from 6th april to september

A 40 minutes visit gives you a pleasant way  to discover and explore this city. 

“Quai des plantes“, quai de la Fosse, Nantes
04.05.2019 - 27.10.2019

Ephemeral , open-air plant nursery on the banks of the Loire

Green walk on the Quai de la Fosse , and a guinguette.

Pass Nantes

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10.01.2020 - 28.02.2020

This tour is only available in French.

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Silent electric boats, no licence

Be your own captain!

Pass Nantes

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This tour is in French. If you feel that you are sufficiently fluent in French, you can book it through the link...


(re) discover Nantes, city of Jules Verne, alone, with your family or a group

Ecole des Beaux-Arts
31.08.2019 - 29.09.2019

Merry-go-rounds and attractions

Île de Versailles

Electric boat rental, kayak and paddles, accompanied rides

8 allée Turenne

Six practice areas dedicated to urban slides

Les Manèges d'Andréa

Atypical carousel made of wood, copper and steel

Le Lieu Magique

Theater of Magic


Amusement park - objective games

01.09.2019 - 20.10.2019

Beautiful house on the banks of the Erdre