Nestled on the river Loire (longest river and last wild river in Europe) estuary, Nantes is always considered as the nicest cities of France. Presently, the city is renowned as lively and innovative city. A closer look into the city highlights the fact that Nantes maintains a remarkable balance between its rich heritage and innovations, economy and culture. With the river Loire playing as a perfect backdrop for cultural activities of the city, Nantes is a perfect welcome for travelers who come to visit France.
According to the history, Nantes was once the house to the Duke of Brittany. You can make this out from the historical monuments and museums, still preserved by the city. On the other hand, a journey to the island of Nantes can show how much science has developed. A tour to Les Machines de I'lle de Nantes gives you a journey to the world of imagination. Apart from science, maritime industry of Nantes is something you cannot be ignorant about. Its prominent example is La Maille-Breze (a floating marine museum).
Apart from the tourist sites, Nantes knows how to please its visitors. With the specialty in seafood, Loire valley wines, Nantes cake, age old sailors had been able to infuse the flavors of Nantes with other flavors from all around the world. Trying any of the restaurants of Nantes will offer you the opportunity to sample the strong culinary wealth of Nantes.