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More than 100 green spaces in Nantes

Escape to real nature corners in the heart of the city, such as the Jardin des Plantes (botanical garden) and its internationally renowned collections.

You will inevitably find a park or garden within 500m!

Key figures:

  • 1095 hectares of green space
  • 37m2 per area of ​​green space per inhabitant (57m2 for the metropolis)
  • 3 hectares of flowered surfaces
  • 345 hectares of protected public and private trees
  • 46 km of walks

(Presse Océan March 2017)

Aire de jeux
Park and garden
Square Élisa Mercœur

Kinya Maruyama

Between the rhinoceros heads and a dragon’s gaze, children will discover places to jump, play and go on to invent...

Pass Nantes

Le Voyage à Nantes
Park and garden

7 hectares of greenery in front of the station

Nestled in a green setting, Café l'Orangerie is the perfect place to refresh yourself on the terrace.

Jardin extraordinaire
Park and garden

In the western part of the Miséry quarry in Chantenay

Designed in an old quarry, this public garden will host the Heron Tree

La plage. Parc des chantiers. Ile de Nantes. Nantes
Park and garden
Pointe Ouest Île de Nantes

On a former shipyard

Each strip and terrace has its own plant-based atmosphere. As the headquarters of the “Machines de l’île”, the park...

“Quai des plantes“, quai de la Fosse, Nantes
Park and garden

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

Green walk on the Quai de la Fosse.

Park and garden
Jardin des plantes

Claude Ponti

Park and garden

Japanese garden

Park and garden

In front of the castle of the dukes of Brittany

Park and garden
Park and garden
Park and garden

A route through the natural landscapes and cultivated fields of the world

Park and garden

On the left bank of the river Erdre