The city centre is full of night life for students and there are many ways to enjoy a good evening alone or with friends.


Nantes is blessed with many multiplexes to choose from and watch your favorite movies in both French (VF) and English (VOST). Cinema Gaumont (near Commerce), Cinema Katorza (Place Graslin) and UGC Atlantis are among the most well-known.

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Patinoire de Petit Port

If you enjoy ice skating or always wanted to try it, this is the ideal place of an evening. With a special discount for students, this place is really fun to hang out with your mates especially during winter. Go ahead and give it a try. 

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Swimming facilities

As a student in Nantes you can have access to 6 swimming pools at a reduced price: Petit-Port, Jules-Verne, Léo-Lagrange, Petite-Amazonie, Dervallières, Durantière. Each swimming pool has different equipment, like slides, diving boards, sports pool etc. Don't hesitate to go there to cool down during the warm season!

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Stade de la Beaujoire

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

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Tour de Bretagne

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

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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!

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Published on July 12, 2017 Updated on May 22, 2019