Le Voyage à Nantes
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Les Tables de Nantes
Les Machines de l’île
Château des ducs de Bretagne
Mémorial de l’abolition de l’esclavage
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Opening hours

  • Ticket offices
    opening hours
  • Last admission 1 hour before closing.
  • 14.00 to 19.00
  • 14.00 to 18.00
  • 10.00 to 19.00
  • 10.00 to 18.00
  • 10.00 to 20.00
  • 10.00 to 13.00 / 14.00 to 19.00
  • 10.00 to 13.00 / 14.00 to 18.00
  • Carrousel on discovery mode
  • Carrousel on discovery mode in the morning

Annual closure: until 3 February 2023

The visitor areas are neither air-conditioned nor heated.
Operation is subject to weather conditions.

Grand Elephant Journey 2022 timetable

From Saturday 09/07 to Sunday 28/08:
Every day: 10.15am*, 11am*, 11.45am, 12.30pm, 1.15pm*, 2pm, 3pm, 3.45pm*, 4.30pm, 5.15pm, 6pm*, 6.45pm

From Monday 29/08 to Wednesday 31/08:
Every day: 10.15am*, 11am*, 11.45am, 2.15pm, 3pm*, 3.45pm, 4.30pm, 5.15pm*, 6pm

From Thursday 01/09 to Friday 21/10:
No travel in the Big Elephant from 19 to 23 September inclusive
Tuesday to Friday: 11am, 11.45am, 12.30pm, 3pm, 3.45pm, 4.30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10.15am*, 11am*, 11.45am, 2.15pm, 3pm*, 3.45pm, 4.30pm, 5.15pm*, 6pm

From Saturday 22/10 to Sunday 06/11:
Every day: 10.15am*, 11am*, 11.45am, 12.30pm, 1.15pm*, 2pm, 3pm, 3.45pm*, 4.30pm, 5.15pm, 6pm*, 6.45pm*

From Tuesday 08/11 to Friday 16/12:
Tuesday to Friday: 3pm, 3.45pm, 4.30pm
Saturday and Sunday + Friday 11/11: 2.15pm*, 3pm*, 3.45pm, 4.30pm, 5.15pm*, 6pm

From Saturday 17/12 to Saturday 31/12:
Every day except 25/12:  10.15am*, 11am*, 11.45am, 2.15pm, 3pm*, 3.45pm, 4.30pm, 5.15pm*, 6pm
Saturdays 24 and 31/12: cancellation of the last trip at 6pm

*Times bookable online: https://reservation.lesmachines-nantes.fr