8 days in Pays de la Loire Itinerary

8 days in Pays de la Loire Itinerary

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8 days in Pays de la Loire Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Nantes
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Les Epesses
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Angers
— 3 nights
+3
train + foot + subway + train:  5​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Family-friendly places like Les Machines de L'ile and Planete Sauvage will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Nantes side-trips: Ocearium du Croisic (in Le Croisic), Le Grand Defi (in Saint-Julien-des-Landes) and Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte (in Les Sables-d'Olonne). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Plantes, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nantes trip planner .

London, UK to Nantes is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Nantes can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Les Epesses.

Things to do in Nantes

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Ocearium du Croisic, Le Grand Defi, Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte, Planete Sauvage
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Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Le Grand Defi ©
Le Grand Defi
Ocearium du Croisic ©
Ocearium du Croisic

1
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Les Epesses

Les Epesses ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Tiffauges and then find something for the whole family at Le Puy du Fou.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Les Epesses attractions planner.

You can drive from Nantes to Les Epesses in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Les Epesses are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Angers.

Things to do in Les Epesses

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Tiffauges
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Puy du Fou ©
Puy du Fou
Chateau de Tiffauges ©
Chateau de Tiffauges

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Angers

Angers ©
Discover France's rich medieval history in Angers, a medium-sized city well known for its medicinal and culinary gardens dating back to the Renaissance and still open for a visit.
Family-friendly places like Bioparc De Doue La Fontaine and Le Cadre Noir will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Angers: Zoo de La Fleche (in La Fleche) and Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale (in Fontevraud-l'Abbaye). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Terra Botanica, take a leisurely stroll along Cale de la Savatte, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau d'Angers.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Angers online travel route planner .

Drive from Les Epesses to Angers in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Angers can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Angers

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Le Cadre Noir, Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale, Zoo de La Fleche, Bioparc De Doue La Fontaine
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Zoo de La Fleche ©
Zoo de La Fleche
Bioparc De Doue La Fontaine ©
Bioparc De Doue La Fontaine
Terra Botanica ©
Terra Botanica