Nantes

Blason de la vile de Nantes.Nantes, capital of Loire-Inférieure, formed part of the haute Bretagne Department, shall bear:

Gules, the ship of gold dressed in ermine, afloat on the natural waves; the head stitched ermine.

The motto of these arms is: In te sperant, domine, oculi omnium.

This city is mentioned in the ancient geographers under the name of Condivincum. The time of its Foundation is unknown; It knows only that it was the metropolis of the Namnetes, people who occupied this part of the banks of the Loire, and which the etymologists derive the name from the Celtic word Nam, which means River. Nantes supported against the Huns, in 445, a sixty-day siege. Several times taken and delivered to the flames by the Normans, this city was depopulated, thirty-years when the Duke Alain Barbe Torte is returned after defeating these barbarians in 936. Geoffrey, count of Rennes, took her in 992. The English attacked him twice unsuccessfully in the fourteenth century, and Charles VIII made a master, in 1491, which by themselves arranging intelligences in the place. It is 13 April 1598 that Henri IV is signed the famous edict which ensured the Protestants freedom of conscience. This prince called Nantes of second capital of Brittany, in letters patent that it granted him to confirm its privileges, and that the Parliament of the province recorded by adding: "without prejudice to the city of Rennes".

Source: Armorial national of France by Léon Vaïsse, ferry 1842/1860.

Vidéo of Cathédrale Saint-Pierre Saint-Paul from Nantes

Cathédrale de Nantes.

Description

nantes, French city Department of loire atlantique with 103 historical sites listed or simply studied for their remarkable character.
Our database currently includes 103 elements for heritage nantes. You will find the menu and footer links leading you on the description sheets.

There are 14 localities (Place called, location known as) in Nantes : le patis ; hippodrome ; la nouette ; le clos du tertre ; chevire ; les chantreaux ; colonie san francisco ; haute impasse maillard ; l erdriere ; la fardiere ; petit chemin des chaupieres ; petit passage saint yves ; terminal sabliere ; usine des eaux de la roche.

listeds buildings (classified and protected) in Nantes

Monuments in Nantes, Nantes has 121 buildings protected. Include :

  1. (Saint-Laurent (rue)) official reference : PA00108651 ;
  2. Bourse de commerce official reference : PA00108652 ;
  3. Brasserie La Cigale (Graslin (place)) official reference : PA00108653 ;
  4. official reference : PA00108654 ;
  5. Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours (ancienne) official reference : PA00108655 ;
  6. Chapelle Saint-Etienne official reference : PA00108656 ;
  7. official reference : PA00108657 ;
  8. official reference : PA00108658 ;
  9. Couvent de la Visitation official reference : PA00108659 ;
  10. Eglise Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Port official reference : PA00108660 ;
  11. Eglise Saint-Nicolas official reference : PA00108661 ;
  12. Enceinte gallo-romaine (vestiges) (Dans l'ancien couvent des Cordeliers) official reference : PA00108662 ;
  13. (Ile-Gloriette (quai de l') 5) official reference : PA00108663 ;
  14. official reference : PA00108664 ;
  15. official reference : PA00108665 ;
  16. official reference : PA00108666 ;
  17. (Georges-Clemenceau (rue) 15) official reference : PA00108667 ;
  18. (Georges-Clemenceau (rue) 17) official reference : PA00108668 ;
  19. (Saint-Jean (rue) 8 ; anciennement rue de Strasbourg) official reference : PA00108669 ;
  20. (Malherbe (rue)) official reference : PA00108670 ;
  21. official reference : PA00108671 ;
  22. official reference : PA00108672 ;
  23. Immeuble official reference : PA00108673 ;
  24. Immeuble official reference : PA00108674 ;
  25. Immeuble (Bouffay (place du) 6) official reference : PA00108676 ;
  26. Immeuble sur le Cours Cambronne (Cadeniers (rue des) 2 ; Cambronne (cours)) official reference : PA00108677 ;
  27. Immeuble (Cassard (quai) 1 ; Brancas (quai)) official reference : PA00108678 ;
  28. Immeubles (Bossuet (rue) 3, 5) official reference : PA00108679 ;
  29. Immeuble (Bouffay (place du) 5) official reference : PA00108680 ;
  30. Immeuble (Brancas (quai) 1) official reference : PA00108682 ;
  31. Immeuble (Brancas (quai) 2) official reference : PA00108683 ;
  32. Immeuble (Brancas (quai) 3, 4) official reference : PA00108684 ;
  33. Immeuble (Brancas (quai) 5) official reference : PA00108685 ;
  34. Immeuble (Brancas (quai) 6) official reference : PA00108686 ;
  35. Immeuble (Brancas (quai) 7) official reference : PA00108687 ;
  36. Immeuble official reference : PA00108688 ;
  37. official reference : PA00108689 ;
  38. Immeuble (Duguesclin (rue) 1) official reference : PA00108690 ;
  39. Immeuble (Flesselles (quai de) 2, 3 ; Paix (rue de la)) official reference : PA00108691 ;
  40. Immeuble official reference : PA00108692 ;
  41. Immeuble official reference : PA00108693 ;
  42. Immeuble official reference : PA00108694 ;
  43. Immeuble official reference : PA00108695 ;
  44. Immeuble official reference : PA00108696 ;
  45. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne (Graslin (place) 3 ; Piron (rue) 1) official reference : PA00108697 ;
  46. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne (Gresset (rue) 1 ; Cambronne (cours)) official reference : PA00108698 ;
  47. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne (Gresset (rue) 3 ; Cambronne (cours)) official reference : PA00108699 ;
  48. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne (Gresset (rue) 5 ; Cambronne (cours)) official reference : PA00108700 ;
  49. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne (Gresset (rue) 7 ; Cambronne (cours)) official reference : PA00108701 ;
  50. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne (Gresset (rue) 9 ; Cambronne (cours)) official reference : PA00108702 ;
  51. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne (Gresset (rue) 11 ; Cambronne (cours)) official reference : PA00108703 ;
  52. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne (Gresset (rue) 13 ; Cambronne (cours)) official reference : PA00108704 ;
  53. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne (Gresset (rue) 15 ; Cambronne (cours)) official reference : PA00108705 ;
  54. Immeuble (Henri IV (rue) 8 ; Saint-Pierre (cours)) official reference : PA00108706 ;
  55. Immeuble (Henri IV (rue) 9 ; Saint-Pierre (cours)) official reference : PA00108707 ;
  56. Immeuble (Henri IV (rue) 10 ; Saint-Pierre (cours)) official reference : PA00108708 ;
  57. Immeuble (Henri IV (rue) 11 ; Saint-Pierre (cours)) official reference : PA00108709 ;
  58. Immeuble (Henri IV (rue) 12 ; Saint-Pierre (cours)) official reference : PA00108710 ;
  59. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne official reference : PA00108711 ;
  60. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne official reference : PA00108712 ;
  61. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne official reference : PA00108713 ;
  62. Immeuble sur Cours Cambronne official reference : PA00108714 ;
  63. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne official reference : PA00108715 ;
  64. Immeuble official reference : PA00108716 ;
  65. Immeuble official reference : PA00108717 ;
  66. Immeuble official reference : PA00108718 ;
  67. Immeuble official reference : PA00108719 ;
  68. Immeuble official reference : PA00108720 ;
  69. Immeuble official reference : PA00108721 ;
  70. Immeuble official reference : PA00108722 ;
  71. Immeuble official reference : PA00108723 ;
  72. Immeuble official reference : PA00108724 ;
  73. Immeuble official reference : PA00108725 ;
  74. Immeuble (Paix (rue de la) 2 ; Bouffay (place du)) official reference : PA00108726 ;
  75. Immeuble official reference : PA00108727 ;
  76. Immeuble sur cours Cambronne (Piron (rue) 3 ; Cambronne (cours)) official reference : PA00108728 ;
  77. Immeuble official reference : PA00108729 ;
  78. Immeuble official reference : PA00108730 ;
  79. Immeuble official reference : PA00108731 ;
  80. Immeuble official reference : PA00108732 ;
  81. Immeuble official reference : PA00108733 ;
  82. Immeuble official reference : PA00108734 ;
  83. Immeuble official reference : PA00108735 ;
  84. Immeuble official reference : PA00108736 ;
  85. Immeuble official reference : PA00108737 ;
  86. Immeuble official reference : PA00108738 ;
  87. Immeuble official reference : PA00108739 ;
  88. Immeuble official reference : PA00108740 ;
  89. Immeuble official reference : PA00108741 ;
  90. Immeuble official reference : PA00108742 ;
  91. Immeuble official reference : PA00108743 ;
  92. Immeuble official reference : PA00108744 ;
  93. Immeuble official reference : PA00108745 ;
  94. Immeuble official reference : PA00108746 ;
  95. Maison (Carmes (rue des) 2) official reference : PA00108747 ;
  96. Maison (Duguesclin (rue) 3) official reference : PA00108748 ;
  97. Maison (Fosse (quai de la) 17) official reference : PA00108749 ;
  98. Maison (Fosse (quai de la) 70) official reference : PA00108750 ;
  99. Maison (Fosse (quai de la) 86) official reference : PA00108751 ;
  100. Maison official reference : PA00108752 ;
  101. Maison (Juiverie (rue de la) 7) official reference : PA00108753 ;
  102. official reference : PA00108754 ;
  103. (Clemenceau (rue) 10) official reference : PA00108755 ;
  104. Passage Pommeraye official reference : PA00108756 ;
  105. official reference : PA00108757 ;
  106. official reference : PA00108758 ;
  107. (Affre (rue) 3) official reference : PA00108759 ;
  108. (Graslin (place)) official reference : PA00108760 ;
  109. Eglise Saint-Martin-de-Chantenay official reference : PA00108844 ;
  110. official reference : PA00108846 ;
  111. official reference : PA00108847 ;
  112. Immeuble official reference : PA00108848 ;
  113. Immeuble official reference : PA00108849 ;
  114. Eglise des Minimes (ancienne) (Malherbe (rue)) official reference : PA00108850 ;
  115. Immeuble official reference : PA00125639 ;
  116. Eglise Saint-Jacques de Pirmil official reference : PA44000011 ;
  117. (Saint-Jacques (rue)) official reference : PA44000012 ;
  118. Villa de la Chantrerie official reference : PA44000013 ;
  119. Immeuble (Henri-IV (rue) 15) official reference : PA44000023 ;
  120. Immeuble (Aregnaudeau (rue) 8) official reference : PA44000033 ;
  121. official reference : PA44000046
Please note this list is likely to evolve, the data presented are from 2013.

Places of Culture

Museums nantes, nantes has 3 Museums :

  • Musée du Château des Ducs de Bretagne (4, Place Marc Elder 44000 nantes)
    Ouvert du 1er janvier au 30 juin et du 1er septembre au 31 décembre DE 10h 0 18h et en juillet-août tous les jours de 10h à 19h
    closed : 1er janvier, 1er mai, 1er novembre et 25 décembre
  • Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes (10, Rue Georges Clémenceau 44000 nantes)
    Ouvert du mercredi au lundi de 10h à 18h
    closed : 1er et 11 novembre, 25 décembre
  • Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Nantes (12, Rue Voltaire 44000 nantes)
    Ouvert du mercredi au lundi de 10h à 18h
    closed : Jours fériés

Libraries nantes, nantes has 2 Libraries :

  • bibliotheque de la manufacture (6 cour jules durand 44000 nantes)
  • mediatheque jacques demy (15 rue de l'heronniere 44000 nantes)

Cinemas de nantes, nantes has 3 cinemas :

  • le cinematographe (12 bis rue des carmelites, 44000 nantes)
  • katorza (3 rue corneille, 44000 nantes)
  • gaumont (12 place du commerce, 44000 nantes)

Statistics for Nantes

Town or city :
Postcode of city : 44000
Insee code : 44109
Longitude : -1.550447
Latitude : 47.221916
Total population : 277728 people
place called : 14
alley : 111
avenue : 478
boulevard : 97
path : 95
current : 13
hamlet : 1
dead : 196
small path : 1
place : 137
dock : 24
roundabout : 2
route : 15
st : 1629
lane : 9
square : 24

Cathedral Saint-Pierre Saint-Paul to Nantes
The Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, the most remarkable religious monument in Nantes, was never finished. Our fathers we it were delivered as seen from the oratory, with a Bell Tower from the 12th century, a tip of the 15th, a choir and a transverse demi-nef, built or repaired in much more remote periods.

Brasserie La Cigale, French Heritage monument to Nantes 2
« Brasserie La Cigale » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Brasserie La Cigale, French Heritage monument to Nantes

Saint-Nicolas Church, French Heritage monument to Nantes 13
« Saint-Nicolas Church » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Saint-Nicolas Church, French Heritage monument to Nantes

Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes 100
« Building on Cours Cambronne » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes

Trading, French Heritage monument to Nantes 101
« Trading » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Trading, French Heritage monument to Nantes

Brasserie La Cigale, French Heritage monument to Nantes 102
« Brasserie La Cigale » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Brasserie La Cigale, French Heritage monument to Nantes

Building said La Psallette, French Heritage monument to Nantes 103
« Building said La Psallette » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Building said La Psallette, French Heritage monument to Nantes

Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes 99
« Building on Cours Cambronne » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes

Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes 98
« Building on Cours Cambronne » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes

Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes 97
« Building on Cours Cambronne » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes

Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes 96
« Building on Cours Cambronne » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes

Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes 95
« Building on Cours Cambronne » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes

Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes 94
« Building on Cours Cambronne » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes

Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes 93
« Building on Cours Cambronne » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes

Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes 92
« Building on Cours Cambronne » is a construction of the city of Nantes (France, Loire atlantique). Building on Cours Cambronne, French Heritage monument to Nantes