Gorges Vacations

Gorges is a great place to visit while in Nantes, France, a city of 280,000 people. If you are arriving by air, Gorges is 14 miles (23 kilometers) to the northeast of the Nantes - Atlantique Airport. The city center of Nantes is situated 14 miles (23 kilometers) to the northwest.

Many of Nantes’s highlights are within easy reach of Gorges, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. The Fulling Mill of Cugand and theatre de Thaile are just two of the interesting place to visit here. Two other popular spots that are close by Gorges are the Parc des Rochettes and the Carquefou Golf Club.

Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a great vacation choice. Spend a few hours of discovering the exhibits at the Jules Verne Museum. Lovers of the arts can enjoy a night of great entertainment at venues such as the Le Lieu Unique, Theatre Graslin and the Zenith de Nantes.

Get your body moving out-of-doors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Escape the rat race for a while and soak up some sunshine at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as the Parc de Beaupreau in Beaupreau and the Parc du Grand-Blottereau.

Nantes has some interesting attractions including the Jardin des Plantes, Place Royale and the Place du Commerce. Travellers with a passion for religious history should make a trip to Nantes Cathedral.

Take time out from the sights and indulge in a game of golf at the Ile d'Or Golf Club in Le Cellier and the Nantes-Erdre Golf Club.

Find the perfect accessory, grab a bite to eat or just window shop at nearby shopping hotspots like Passage Pommeraye and the Atlantis Shopping Centre.

Sports fans vacationing in Gorges should get tickets for Stade de la Beaujoire to see the FC Nantes doing battle with visiting teams. On weekends the stadium overflows with green and gold, as crowds gather to get behind their home-grown heroes.

When it’s time to slow down after checking out the charms of Gorges, check in to one of the area's range of short and long stay accommodation options. The Radisson Blu Hotel Nantes, the Park&Suites Elégance Nantes Carré Bouffay and the Seven Urban Suites Nantes are among the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.

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