A journey to Nantes 2018 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.
This year new animations to discover the sites and stages with modes of transport on foot, by bike, by train and even by minivan !

ACCURATE MOMENTS OF THE TRAVEL IN THE VINEYARD

  • Muscadet stopovers
    On thursday  july 5th, 12th and 19 th.  Three tasting evenings in emblematic places in the history of Nantes wines
  • Secret dinners
  • Mondays july 2nd, 9th  and 23rd two great chefs, a local and a guest, offer a dinner for 250 people in a secret place until D-day. 1 Appointment planned in the vineyard, information to follow !
  • The field of producers

July sunday 8th The Voyage à Nantes brings together about fifty producers The unmissable meeting place for gourmets !

THE 11 2018 MAJOR STEPS 

  • 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 (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”.
  • Pont Caffino leisure centre(Château-thébaud – Maisdon-sur-Sèvre)
    Leisure base along Maine in a spectacular 8-hectare site
  • 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, beautiful Renaissance castle on the banks of the Loire, today the showcase and official museum of the LU collection.

Voyage dans le Vignoble copyrigtht Franck Tomps 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).

2018 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.