To get a sense of what makes Nantes tick, pull on some comfortable shoes and discover nearby neighborhoods like Nantes, Saint-Julien-de-Concelles, and Bellevue.
Savvy travelers in Saint-Fiacre-sur-Maine, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, will appreciate the cultural attractions nearby. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Jules Verne Museum. To catch home-grown and touring acts, book tickets to the Le Lieu Unique and Theatre Graslin, one of the region’s great live concert venues.
If the weather is good, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Immerse yourself in nature and soak up some sunshine at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as the Parc du Grand-Blottereau.
While you are here, visit some of the local sights such as the Jardin des Plantes, Place Royale and the Place du Commerce. These are a magnet for travellers from all over the world. Whatever your religious background, you’ll be moved by the serene atmosphere at Saint-Fiacre-sur-Maine’s holy places like Nantes Cathedral.
To browse through stores or enjoy a snack, visit Passage Pommeraye.
Watch local sporting heroes, the FC Nantes, take to the field at the iconic Stade de la Beaujoire. On match days follow the river of green and gold, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
At the end of a busy day exploring the delights of Saint-Fiacre-sur-Maine, stay the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. The Radisson Blu Hotel Nantes, the Park&Suites Elégance Nantes Carré Bouffay and the Seven Urban Suites Nantes are among the most popular accommodation options here.