Place Du Bouffay

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  • Address: Centre-Ville, 44000 Nantes, France
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site, Town, Architecture

Place du Bouffay is located right at the center of Nantes, in Bouffay district. Bouffay district is said to be popular because of its historical past and when it comes to a tour to this district, this Place is considered as the starting point. It was once a courtyard and the first fortress of Bouffay. However, with the removal of the Duke reign, the place got turned into a market and the theater. During French revolution, the pillory got replaced by the guillotine. Today, though the place has lost some of its previous charm but with renovation it has managed to attract tourists till date.

The only remaining you can see is the belfry, kept at the top of the Holy Cross Church. 

  • You can spend some time in the cafes near the  place.
  • Pay a visit to the covered market.

  • Tram line1 and get off at Bouffay stop. From there, it takes 2 minutes walk to reach the place.

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  • Place Du Bouffay Address: Centre-Ville, 44000 Nantes, France
  • Place Du Bouffay Timing: 24-hrs
  • Place Du Bouffay Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Place Du Bouffay(preferred time): 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
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  • 95% of people who visit Nantes include Place Du Bouffay in their plan

  • 36.61% of people start their Place Du Bouffay visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Place Du Bouffay

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

59.41% of people prefer walking in order to reach Place Du Bouffay

People normally club together Cathedrale De Saint-pierre Et Saint-paul and Place Marechal- Foch while planning their visit to Place Du Bouffay.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures