Arriving in Nantes, use the cycle track to the left, running beside the Loire. To continue towards the sea, cross Willy-Brandt Bridge and follow the south bank to the right. For the train station, at Willy-Brandt Bridge, continue straight on to Tbilissi Round-About, then take the small Rue du Cornulier opposite to reach the southern train station and the town centre
The Loire à Vélo via the Loire’s south bank
Between the bridges of Mauves-sur-Loire and Bellevue, a cycle path laid out as close as possible to the Lorie, below the RD 751 road, offers a pleasant alternative to the route along the Loire’s north bank.
Railway station - SNCF
Nantes train station: TER regional services west for Le Croisic, La Baule and St-Nazaire, east for Angers, Tours and Orléans.
TGV Atlantique high-spreed trains serve Le Croisic, Angers, Le Mans and Paris, with spaces for bikes, but you must book in advance.
Nantes: with a multitude of sights to discover, including: Les Machines de l’Île (extraordinary outsized machines you can ride on); the Château des Ducs de Bretagne, home to a remarkable museum; the startling major contemporary art works of the Estuaire initiative, scattered along the river.
- Nantes: samedi matin à la Petite-Hollande
- Talensac: tous les matins sauf le lundi
Tourist Information Centre
- Nantes: +33(0)892 464 044