Recreation

Nantes is the sixth largest city in France, and of course with its size comes the possibility to do lots of stuff!!

Being a student; the city the centre is full of night life and there are many ways to enjoy a good evening alone or with a couple of friends.

Hangar à Bananes

Are you a party animal? Do you enjoy going footloose in the discos? Well simply head over to the Hangar in Ile de Nantes. Discotheques and bars lined one after the other on this quay with its beautiful Neon rings, this is the most lively place in the city which is always filled with youth at night.
 

 
 

Tour Bretagne

Who doesn’t love panoramic views of a beautiful city from the top of skyscrapers? Well in case you wondered that Nantes might be too small a city to have one, you are very wrong! Enjoy 360 degree of uninterrupted views of the entire city and be mesmerized by the beauty Nantes has to offer. A must visit during sunset. To top it all, there’s a bar on the rooftop for you to sit and enjoy with your friends.

 

 

Patinore de Petit Port

If you enjoy ice skating or always wanted to do it, this is the best place for you be at during the evenings. With a special discount for students, this place is really fun to hang out with your group mates especially during winter. Go ahead and give it a try. They also have swimming facilities to cool down during the warm seasons!
 

Bateau sur L’erdre

Enjoy a quiet evening of tranquility on the river Erdre. Hire an electric boat and enjoy a cool drink on the river. Or you can go kayaking or make it even grander by going on the ‘Bateau Nantaise’ or ‘Bateau Ouch’ along with an energetic crowd. It is all up for grabs!
 

 

Les Cinemas

Nantes is blessed with many multiplexes to choose among and watch your favorite movies. Both in French (VF) and English version (VOST). Cinema Gaumont, Cinema Katorza and UGC atlantis are among the few.

 

 

Stade de la Beaujoire

If you are a football fanatic and have dreamt of watching European Football live, you can always go ahead to see a few football matches of our home team FC Nantes at the football stadium. Prices can start from as cheap as 5 Euros in small team matches till 60 Euros for the clash against the biggies!
 

 

Les Parcs

Nantes is often called as the city of a hundred parks. The title holder of the ‘European green Capital, 2013’ Nantes has amazing parks to offer you for taking a stroll, jogging or just to sit back and relax amidst nature. Spread throughout the city the Parc offer a rich experience which is very soothing after a tiring week. Jardin des plantes, Parc de la Gaudiniere, Jardin Japonais, Parc Beaulieu are a few among the many.
 

 

Restaurants and Bars

Apart from all of the above you should definitely try out the gastronomy of this region in France. The city centre is filled with restaurants, bars, cafes and Irish pubs for you to try the best. Head out to Place du Bouffay, Place du Commerce, Place Graslin, Place St Pierre have some of the nice ones.
Published on July 12, 2017 Updated on July 20, 2017