Nantes is in the (44) Loire Atlantique departement
Map of Nantes in the Loire Atlantique
Nantes is in the Loire Atlantique department of the Pays-de-la-Loire regionThe city of Nantes is located on the Atlantic coast of France, with the river Loire passing through the center.
As the estuary of the river Loire is wide, there is an important maritime port. Nantes also boasts an airport, high-speed TGV train line & important Auroroute network between the north and south-west of France.
In the city, please take the time to visit the magnificent Château des Ducs de Bretagne (The Dukes of Brittany Castle).
Home to the famous author Jules Verne (e.g. Journey to the center of the earth).