City Facts - Nantes
Located on the River Loire, Nantes is the sixth-largest city in France
and is the capital city of the Pays de la Loire region. The city is easily accessible from both international and domestic locations thanks to Nantes Atlantique Airport serving locations including Paris
. Nantes is connected to other destinations throughout France as it lies on the TGV high-speed train line. Public transport in the city itself consists of the Nantes Tramway and an extensive bus network.
Nantes is home to an array of popular destinations by both locals and visitors. This includes several churches, such as the Cathédrale Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, multiple museums and the Passage Pommeraya, which is a three-story historic shopping mall. There is also a range of public parks and gardens as well as arthouses and cinemas. The city is also home to a large football stadium which houses the FC Nantes football club.