Visit the port

Visit the port

At the heart of the estuary landscape, port facilities represent a window to the world and an economy lung for the territory. Invested for more than 20 years in economic discovery tourism, Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port has been collaborating with the local tourist offices and tourist structures to welcome nearly 10,000 visitors per year.

Bus tour

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Cruise tour

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Walking tour

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Our best spots to observe port activity 

  • The rooftop of the submarine base, Saint-Nazaire
  • The rooftop of the fortified lock, Saint-Nazaire

Panoramic rooftop opening times

  • The quay of the "Jetée Est" and the "Vieux Môle", Saint-Nazaire
  • The "Jardin étoilé", Paimboeuf
  • Trentemoult village, Rezé
  • The viewpoints of the Loire estuary 


Other possibilities to discover the port activities


"EOL" offshore wind energy centre, in Saint-Nazaire

The "EOL" was the first visitor centre dedicated to offshore wind energy and is the only one of its kind in France. Discover how offshore wind electricity is generated. An immersive, playful and interactive tour which will delight young and old alike!

More information on Saint-Nazaire Renversante website



Other possibilities for visits in Pays de la Loire

Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port is a member and founding member of the association "Visit our companies in Pays de la Loire". The structure, created in 2001, offers several tourist offers for economic discovery. Within this framework, around fifty companies, including Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port, open their doors to the public.



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