4 ideas for walking tours in Nantes
Enjoy a nice walk in Nantes to get away from it all!
There is nothing like a walk in the middle of nature to recharge your batteries! Find a few walking tours located near our Best Western Atlantys Hotel Zénith Nantes.
The Petite Amazonie of Nantes
Discover the eastern part of the Ile de Nantes and go to the heart of the Malakoff district! Between riverbanks and wooded parks, discover the Petite Amazonie. Classified as a "Natura 2000" zone, this natural area is home to a great wealth of flora and fauna.
This vast green space can be discovered during a 7.6 km hike starting at the Parc de Beaulieu. This route, which is as diverse in nature as it is in architecture, takes about 2 hours to complete.
The Chézine-Chantenay Valley
From the Saint-Anne hilltop, you can observe the Ile de Nantes, where a unique viewpoint is offered to you. Well known for its working class past with its shipyards and large factories located on the banks of the Loire, the Ile de Nantes takes the form of a small village in the heart of the big city of Nantes.
On the hillside, several belvederes will allow you to observe the surrounding countryside, including the Belvédère de l'Hermitage. Along the way, you will pass through several public and allotment gardens as well as green areas. Continue on to the Vallée de la Chézine, where there is a small, idyllic river. This 12.7 km route takes about 3 hours to complete.
The Circuit du Bois Joly at Château-Thébaud
A beautiful hiking route in the heart of the Nantes vineyards where the most beautiful panoramas are offered to you. Count 1h45 of walking time for this 7 km circuit.
The Île Clémentine in Sainte-Luce-sur-Loire
This walking itinerary invites you to discover old houses, parks, an island (which is actually the smallest Loire island in the Nantes region) and two lakes. With its exceptional fauna and flora, this 12 km circuit offers a beautiful rural and bucolic interlude.