The chance to explore Nantes during your stay at the hotel !
Château des ducs de Bretagne (Castle of Dukes of Brittany)
With its impressive 15th and 17th century buildings and magnificent loggias from the Renaissance period, the castle of the Dukes of Brittany evokes the architectural elegance of Brittany's courtiers. The castle also houses the Urban History Museum which retraces the history of the town through contemporary set designs.
Les Machines de l'île
Don't leave Nantes without a visit to the Machines of the Isle of Nantes, a fascinating trip to an imaginery world which will delight both the young and old. You can book your tickets directly at the reception at the BEST WESTERN Hotel Graslin !
La Cigale, a mythical brasserie in Nantes
The brassiere La Cigale, located 15 metres from the BEST WESTERN Hotel Graslin, opposite the theatre, is a fine example of the brasseries of the Belle Epoque and boasts a fabulous decor, designed by the exuberant ceramist architect, Emile Libaudière.
Passage Pommeraye in Nantes
Before it was transformed into an attractive shopping mall in the centre of Nantes, the Passage Pommeraye was one of the most beautiful covered passages in Europe boasting impressive 19th century architecture, beautifully decorated galleries and numerous shops. It is a listed historic monument since 1976.
Shopping in Rue Crébillon
This street is popular with local shopoholics and is renowned for its numerous clothes shops and luxury jewellers.