Nantes, city, Loire-Atlantique département, Pays de la Loire région, western France. Nantes is arranged at the leader of the estuary of the Loire Stream, where it is joined by the Erdre and the Sèvre waterways, 35 miles (56 km) from the ocean and southwest of Paris. It is one of the French towns that have changed the most in the twentieth and 21st centuries.
Nantes gets its name from the Namnètes, a Gallic clan who made it their capital. It turned into a business focus under the Romans. The Normans, in the wake of ravaging the town, possessed it from 834 to 936. After a long battle in the Medieval times between the tallies of Nantes and Rennes for the power of Brittany, in 1560, Francis II, lord of France (1559– 60), conceded Nantes a common constitution. Amid the Wars of Religion (1562– 98), Nantes joined the Catholic Group and just paved the way for Henry IV, ruler of France (1589– 1610), in 1598, that year he marked the Proclamation of Nantes, a sanction guaranteeing religious and common freedoms to the Protestants.
Weather in Nantes
July is the most sweltering month in Nantes with a normal temperature of 67°F (20°C) and the coldest is January at 42°F (6°C). The wettest month is January with a normal of 100mm of rain.
Things to do in Nantes
Château des Ducs de Bretagne
The old seat of the Dukes of Brittany is the last château on the Loire before it exhausts into the Atlantic Sea.
The braced royal residence is in the eastern piece of the old town, in spite of the fact that it’s difficult to miss the heavy dividers and towers that enclose the refined Excellent Logis where the dukes lived. The château was worked in the thirteenth century and involved for a long time by the Dukes until turning into a French illustrious living arrangement in the 1500s.
The patio and bulwarks are allowed to enter, however you pay to visit the Nantes History, which uncovers the diverse stages in the city’s advancement, from the slave exchange to its opportunity as a mechanical port. The green space by the profound channel, the Douves du Château, is a tremendous spot for an evening soften up summer.
Les Machines de l’Île
The west side of the Île de Nantes is occupied by unconventional animatronic animals enlivened by Jules Verne’s compositions and Leonardo da Vinci’s whimsical doohickeys, and enlivened by the craftsman François Delaroziere.
All these remarkable machines are intuitive: The Amazing Éléphant for instance is 12 meters tall and conveys 52 travelers on its back for a stroll in which you can feel the vibration of each progression. The Carrousel des Mondes Marins is a massive carrousel with moving marine animals, and the Arbre aux Hérons is a climbable model with inclines and stairways as an immense tree. The indoor Galerie des Machines has numerous more models and demonstrates to you how they were composed and manufactured.