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Cruise Estuaire Nantes Saint-Nazaire

01.07.2021 - 22.10.2021

A few hours out of time between nature and contemporary art.

From Nantes to the port of Saint-Nazaire you will see unique points of view on the villages, the flora and fauna, the works of the estuary route*. On board, a guide comments your discovery: the places, their stories, their stakes ...

* Estuary: permanent collection of works signed by great artists of today to discover free all year on foot, by bicycle, by car. 30 works distributed on 23 sites in Nantes, Saint-Nazaire and on the estuary of the Loire, are now the elements of a "monument dispersed" on 120 km. Each guide to a remarkable site. It is only from April to October that this open-air museum is discovered by boat!

Take advantage of the train offer at 5€ for your return trip.

Sanitary measures: compulsory wearing of a mask, hydro-alcoholic gel available on board, distance between passengers, cleaning of the boat after each cruise.

From July to October 2021


2020 prices :
One-way cruise prices : 25€ full / 23€ reduced* / 15€ from 4 to 17 years, 3€ from 0 to 3 years.
Round trip cruise prices: 37€ full / 33€ reduced* / 25€ from 4 to 17 years old, 5€ from 0 to 3 years old.

* Students -26 years old, Pass Nantes


Gare Maritime
Quai Ernest Renaud
44100 Nantes
Tram line 1 stop "Gare Maritime" - ST NAZAIRE : reduce price Escal'Atlantic + Passport 3 visits - NO BIKE ON BOARD in july and august, for other date please contact Marine et Loire before reservation


0 892 464 044 (0,35€/min + prix appel)
+33 272 640 479 (from abroad)


These cruises are not accessible to wheelchair users. Parents with stroller-rod, or people moving with difficulty : recommended accompaniment (contact us for more details).