A journey to Nantes in Nantes vineyards, an original itinerary around several emblematic sites.

It meanders through waterside sites, heritage sites and authentic small village and wineries.
You will discover extraordinary and unusual landscapes and taste the single varietal white wine that the world envies us, the Muscadet.

Every year new activities are organised to discover the sites and stages with means of transport on foot, by bike, by train…

THE MAJOR STEPS 

    • La Maison du Tourisme ( Vertou )
      The Maison du Tourisme de Vertou, at the gateway to the Nantes vineyard, welcomes you all year round to advise you and prepare your stay.
    • The Chaussée des moines (vertou)
      Pretty walk along the Sèvre, very close to Nantes. By continuing the course of the edges of Sèvre on foot or by bike,follow the arrow to the next step the site of La Frémoire
    • La Frémoire chateau (vertou)
      16th century chateau owned by the AOC Muscadet & Gros Plant of the Pays Nantais. A bar open every week-end of the summer welcomes a selection of wines ambassadors of AOC wines of Nantes, accompanied by seafood prepared by a chef from Nantes, “The Lobster at La Frémoire”.
    • The porte-vue in Pont Caffino (Château-thébaud – Maisdon-sur-Sèvre)
      pont caffino vineyards of nantesLeisure base along the Maine River in a stunning 8-hectare site.

      Emmanuel RITZ’s Porte Vue has been open to the public since 2 October 2020.

      The panorama down the river

      The footbridge invites you to discover

      Panorama up the river

      Tasting of local wines on site as well as a reception and information point for the Journey to Nantes

  • Le Château du Coing (Saint-Fiacre)
    Historic winery, at the confluence of Sèvre and Maine, with typical architecture
  • The Port (La Haye Fouassière)
    Testimony of the ports installed along the Sèvre Nantes, it is nestled in a superb setting after a meander of the river.
  • Le Musée du Vignoble nantais
    Let yourself be surprised: bright, intelligent, colourful, open on the vines. 500 items recount the history and current events of the vineyard, to visit without moderation !
  • Le Liveau papermill (Gorges)
    Old restored mill on the edge of Sèvre in which you can participate in a paper workshop !
  • Clisson
    The jewel of the Vineyard of Nantes, ideal Italian landscape recomposed by an artist for the artists with as central element the ruin of a superb Breton medieval castle
  • La Garenne Lemot property (Gétigné)
    An extraordinary place, dream of an artist, romantic garden between Antiquity and Italian landscape. Two superb models of Italian architecture set the tone. Change of scenery gauranteed.
  • La Roche hill (Le Loroux-Bottereau)
    From the top of its 47 meters, in the heart of the vineyard superb panorama on the marshes of Goulaine and Nantes.
  • Goulaine castle (Haute-Goulaine)
    Very close to Nantes, the superb Renaissance castle unveils its treasures. 

Crédit Gino Maccarinelli LVAN

Le Voyage dans le Vignoble nantais credit Franck Tomps / LVAN

Crédit Gino Maccarinelli LVAN

CURIOSITIES ON THE ROUTE

rond-point-espace-haye-fouassiere voyage dans le vignobleThe space roundabout (la haye Fouassière)
On your journey by a wink ! 3 cosmonauts who carry with them the local products: the fouace, the muscadet and the small L.U have posed their saucer on a roundabout !

Looksor nightclub roundabout (Clisson)
In 2014, next to a former nighclub the Hellfest Festival offers “his” town a symbolic guitar over 10m high (work by artist J.-F. Buisson).

2020/2021 guide

Inside the guide practical discovery tips

The trip in the vineyard is also events to follow on the agenda of the vineyard of Nantes.