THE LOOPIEST CITY IN FRANCE
Nantes Saint-Nazaire is distinguished by its creativity, originality, dynamism and thriving cultural scene, making it "the loopiest city in France" according to the Sunday Times.
Nantes and Saint-Nazaire offer a wide variety of outstanding attractions and venues showcasing local heritage, contemporary architecture, with quirky or design-inspired features that will boost the appeal of all professional and sporting events.
The world-famous Machines de l'Ile (the giant Elephant, the Marine Worlds Carousel - Thea Award 2014 for the world's most original attraction) are a reflection of Nantes' distinctive creativity. They also reflect the ability of Nantes Saint-Nazaire to make things happen in a city that takes a bold approach to innovation and creativity.
A SUSTAINABLE DESTINATION PAR EXCELLENCE
Green Capital of Europe 2013, Nantes makes sustainable development a key aspect of its business tourism offering. First city in Europe in terms of eco-certified hotels, Nantes Saint-Nazaire ranks among the top urban eco-destinations in France.
The main venues also focus on sustainability. La Cité Nantes Events Center is the only convention centre in France certified Gold level under AIPC Quality Standards. Similarly, located amidst lush greenery, Exponantes is the 1st exhibition centre in Europe to obtain ISO 14001 certification.
Attractiveness, Creative and cultural industries, Digital
Attractiveness, Convention bureau, International, Real estate