TOURISM in the Nantes’ Vineyard
MUSEUM OF THE NANTES’ VINEYARD
In the heart of the vineyard, you will discover the whole alchemy of wine, the production cycle, from planting to vinification, including pruning of the vines, harvesting, grape-picking… Hundreds of tools and machines, dating from the 16th century to 1980, are a reflection of the wine terroir of Nantes, of its history and its skills until today.
CASTLE OF CLISSON
The site of Clisson has a geostrategic location of a major importance since the middle of the 9th century, when the South Loire was included in the Breton territory up to the Clisson region. Since then, this stronghold stands in front of the Anjou and the Poitou regions. The castle of Clisson represents a genuine summary of the military architecture. We can study the caracteristics inherent to each age and he evolution in the conception of defense methods of a site.
CASTLE OF HAUTE-GOULAINE (UPPER-GOULAINE)
You must visit: thousand years of history, architecture and vines. A hundred of tropical butterflies flying freely among their visitors. Collection LU retracing the history of the well-known brand of the little biscuit. The house of a writer: Robert of Goulaine.
ABBEY OF SAINTE RADEGONDE (SAINT RADEGONDE)
Museum situated on the remains of the old chapel of an abbey that was built during the 12th century by the nuns of Saint Radegonde’s order. The collection of tools is absolutely exceptional and gives to this museum the little of “the most complete viti-vinicole museum of France”. A discovery of the stages and objects in relation to the vine, the wine and the cooperage, century by century… More than 3.000 objects listed.
ZOO THE BOISSIERE DU DORÉ
Visit the zoo of the Boissière du Doré. More than 500 animals to see! “The world of wild animals” on 9 hectares. 2 hours’ visit and calm in the shade of the chestnut trees.
HERITAGES OF SAINT PHILIBERT
Discover some heritages of Saint Philibert of Grand-Lieu: the parish church (the stain glass windows made by Jean-Jacques Gruber and the organ van Bever, the statue of General Lamoricière by Jean-Baptiste Belloc, Saint François d’Assise’s chapel.
Discover Grand-Lieu’s Lake, the Muscadet Côtes de Grand-Lieu and the villages of Grand-Lieu’s Area.
TOURISM in the region
CASTLE OF BRITTANY’s DUKES
In the heart of the medieval area in Nantes, discover the Castle of Brittany’s Dukes and its history museum.
NATURAL PARK OF BRIÈRE
Discover of Guérande’s peninsula and the Natural Park of the Brière’s Region-Loire Atlantique, South Brittany.
PUY DU FOU’S LEISURE PARK
The leisure park of Puy du Fou presents its natural park, its wildlife park, flower garden, enchanted attractions. Come and garden a unique time travel!