Visit of 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 30,000 visitors per year.
A visit with the Tourism QualityTM label
In 2015, Nantes - Saint Nazaire Port was awarded the TourismeTM Quality label for visits to the port facilities at the Montoir de Bretagne and Saint-Nazaire sites.
It became the first Grand Port Maritime to receive this distinction.
Visit of Nantes port sites
Anchored in a history deeply linked to the city, the Nantes port domain today represents 590 ha. Concentrated on approximately 300 ha on the sites of Cheviré, Cormerais and Roche-Maurice, port traffic represents approximately 2 million tonnes and nearly 600 ship calls per year.
Come and discover the port of Nantes and its history! During this visit, led by professional Nantes travel guides, you will travel back in time to learn more about port activity. Firstly, its origins, by exploring, on foot, in the city of Nantes, emblematic places of maritime trade. Then you will discover today's port by visiting, by coach, the port sites of Nantes and their facilities. Wheat, sand, wood, aeronautical parts, recycled products... the goods in transit via Nantes Cheviré are many and varied. As a genuine multimodal logistics platform, the Nantes sites open doors to the world.
Bus tour of the Nantes-Cheviré port site
Constituted groups only
Duration : 2h
Groups of pupils from CM1 level upwards