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A different way to explore Nantes!
Passing by Ile de Versailles and sailing through the Saint-Félix Tunnel, you will gain a better understanding of the “City of Dukes”.
Discovery of the city centre from a different perspective
Each Wednesday and Saturday in July and August
Sightseeing cruise with commentary
HEALTH MEASURES TO PROTECT YOU : From August 9, 2021 visitors aged 18 or over will be required to present a valid health pass (mobile or paper) to access our cruise and dining services containing : a complete vaccination course / or proof of a negative RT-PCR or antigen test less than 72 hours old /or proof of a positive RT-PCR or antigenic test result demonstrating recovery of Covid-19.
Discover the brand-new route of our Cruise through the Heart of Town! Admire Nantes from “the most beautiful river in France”, in the words of King Francis I. As you float down the Erdre, Nantes will share its secrets with you. Let yourself get caught up in the bustling city centre and Saint-Félix Canal.
Boarding : 30 minutes before departure / register at reception before boarding - (walking time: 1h30 to 1h45) Place : Gare fluviale, place Waldeck Rousseau, quai de la Motte Rouge à Nantes Departure : 2.30 PM Return : 4.00 PM
Tram : Line 2, Motte Rouge station
Friday night to Sunday night :
Free parking available nearby. An access card will be given to you at reception.
Free parking in some nearby streets or paid parking (9.00 am to 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 7.00 pm)
Open year round (except 1 January)
Prices include meal, drinks and cruise
Bookings required, subject to availability
Minimum numbers for departure: 30 passengers
For groups of 12+ adults, a single menu must be chosen for all guests when booking
For 10+ guests, seating will be at several tables
Smart attire required
No smoking on boats
No animals permitted
Programme of special events and offers
Junior Shipmates Cruise (21/12)
21 December 2022
Every Wednesday during school holidays (French Zone B), your children will have the chance to discover the River Erdre! Would-be shipmates are invited to board the Idylle !
What could be more unique than a lunch or dinner cruise for your business and group receptions? Surprise your guests by giving them a memorable experience cruising the River Erdre while enjoying a business lunch or dinner in the heart of Nantes.
Team meetings and product launches? Whether at the wharf or cruising the river, stand out by choosing a restaurant boat as the setting for spending time with your clients, employees and partners. Bateaux Nantais offers business packages to suit your company’s needs.