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Château des ducs de Bretagne

4 Place Marc Elder, 44000 Nantes, France

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About Château des ducs de Bretagne

The Château des ducs de Bretagne is a large castle that was the residence of the Dukes of Brittany between the thirteenth and sixteenth centuries. The castle now contains the new Museum of Nantes History, located in 32 of the rooms of the palace. More than 850 items from the collections are exhibited here with the help of multimedia systems.



Attractions near Château des ducs de Bretagne

Nantes Cathedral0.24km from Château des ducs de Bretagne

It is one of France's last Gothic cathedrals and a historic monument situated in the heart of n Nantes city. Its construction was started in 1434, and took 457 years to finish in 1891.

Le Lieu unique0.25km from Château des ducs de Bretagne

The lieu unique is a contemporary cultural center located in Nantes, France. Lieu unique is a space for extraordinary artworks in different domains such as visual art, theatre, dance, circus, music, but also literature, philosophy, architecture, and digital culture.

Arts Museum of Nantes0.38km from Château des ducs de Bretagne

The Fine Arts Museum of Nantes is one of the largest museums in the region. The museum exhibits a summary of all the main French and European art movements which includes paintings from the 13th century to modern art.

Jardin des plantes de Nantes0.58km from Château des ducs de Bretagne

The Jardin des Plantes de Nantes is a beautiful municipal botanical garden in Pays de la Loire, France. The garden includes about 11,000 species plants and a fine collection of statues, as well as pavilions, fountains, and cascades. One of the notable feature of the garden's is its palm house and greenhouses. It contain an exceptional collection of epiphytes, including orchids of the African lowlands and Asian mountains respectively.

Machines of the Isle of Nantes1.63km from Château des ducs de Bretagne

Machines of the Isle of Nantes is an extraordinary artistic project and a must-visit tourist destination in Nanes city of France. The project is a blend of the 'invented worlds' of Jules Verne, Leonardo da Vinci's mechanical universe, and Nantes' industrial past.

Jules Verne Museum2.7km from Château des ducs de Bretagne

The Musée Jules Verne is a museum devoted to Jules Verne, the French writer. Inspired by his writings, the museum has a collection of artifacts, replicas of his inventions, and memorabilia.

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Pays de la Loire is one of the 18 regions of France, in the west of the mainland. The region is more diverse, and has a long coastline along the Atlantic Ocean, forming the northern part of the Bay of Biscay, within the area known as the Vendée.