Why You Should Visit Nantes
Nantes is France’s sixth largest city with an incredible collection of historic buildings and architectural gems like the Cathedral St Pierre or the beautiful houses around La Place Mellinet, so sightseers will have plenty of locations to add to their itinerary. As well as its many historic sites, Nantes is home to many interesting museums and art galleries like the century-old Fine Art Museum or the Dobree Museum. Over the course of the year in the city a variety of festivals and cultural events are hosted like La Folle Journee classical music festival and the Three Continents film festival, so you will always find something exciting on no matter what time of year you visit.
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Arriving In Nantes
Nantes Atlantique Airport is situated just under 10 km away from the city of Nantes and is housed within a single passenger terminal complex. When you have arrived at the airport there are plenty of ways to travel into the city including by bus or tram if you would rather not take a taxi. Travelers at the airport can look forward to a decent range of amenities including a few cafés and eateries alongside duty-free shopping, while the airport also provides passengers with free Wi-Fi.
If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Nantes you will need to transfer somewhere as there are no airlines providing direct flights from anywhere in the UAE. Nantes Atlantique Airport has connections to a number of leading airports around Europe including Madrid, Paris Charles de Gaulle and Brussels, so UAE nationals will conveniently be able to make the journey with just the one stopover.
Nantes Travel Information
As France is a part of the Schengen Area, UAE nationals do not need to worry about applying for a visa in order to travel to the country. The weather in the city over the summer is warm and sunny with average highs of around 25 degrees, although you are recommended to bring warm clothing with you if you are visiting during the winter as temperatures can get rather cold. The city itself is served by an extensive public transport network consisting of buses and trams, so you can easily make your way around the city. However, you will be able to rent a car from a number of agencies at Nantes Atlantique Airport upon arrival.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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