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September 22, 2017 1:30 PM -

Due to the recent hurricanes in some of our South destinations, we are experiencing an increased amount of additional baggage among our customers. Although we deeply appreciate this show of support and kindness, please note that extra weight or additional baggage, depending on the space available, may be refused for operational reasons.
We thank you for your understanding.

September 22, 2017 3:30 PM - Following the recent hurricane activity in some of our Sun destinations, here is an update on our operations in the affected regions.

Cuba
Air operations have returned to normal in Varadero and Holguín. Hotels in Havana, Cayo Largo, Camagüey, Varadero, and Holguin are now operational. Air service to Cayo Coco and Cayo Santa Maria is suspended until October 31, 2017. In the coming weeks, our teams at destination, in collaboration with our hotelier partners, will be providing full details on when hotels may reopen.
 
Dominican Republic
Hurricane Maria has not done any structural damage to the hotels marketed by Transat. Our partners along with local authorities are currently conducting clean-up operations in preparation for resumption of tourism operations. All airports are open. Our flights to Punta Cana and Puerto Plata will resume on September 24 and 29 respectively. Service to Samana, meanwhile, will resume on October 1.

Saint-Martin
Our scheduled flights are expected to begin in late December 2017. In the coming weeks, our teams at destination, in collaboration with our hotelier partners, will be providing full details on when hotels may reopen. 

Puerto Rico
Our scheduled flights are expected to begin in late December 2017. In the coming weeks, our teams at destination, in collaboration with our hotelier partners, will be providing full details on when hotels may reopen.  Our cruise line partners are currently reviewing their Winter 2017–18 itineraries and securing new ports of call.

Cruise packages
We are planning some changes to our Eastern Caribbean and Southern Caribbean cruise itineraries to ensure your comfort and safety and provide the best possible vacation experience. There will be no changes to embarkation/debarkation dates, however. Our cruise line partners are currently reviewing their Winter 2017–18 itineraries and securing new ports of call. We expect to announce these revisions within the next weeks.

There are no revisions for passengers travelling on Western Caribbean itineraries.
 

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Your adventure begins when you book a cheap flight from Canada to Nantes with Air Transat! Save on airfare by searching the best prices on flights.

Airfare to Nantes over the next 12 months

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Nantes Atlantique Airport

Flight distance to Nantes 5113 km
Average flight time to Nantes 12H 30MIN
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Nantes Atlantique Airport

Flight distance to Nantes 5844 km
Average flight time to Nantes 09H 30MIN
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Nantes

Nantes Atlantique Airport

Flight distance to Nantes 5344 km
Average flight time to Nantes 06H 25MIN
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Nantes

Nantes Atlantique Airport

Flight distance to Nantes 7923 km
Average flight time to Nantes 17H 25MIN
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Nantes: France’s city of art, history and innovation

Nantes is one of France’s most delightful dichotomies. An ancient port known as the city of art and history, it is also a town thriving with youthful creativity and inventiveness. Indeed, half of its population is under the age of 40.

Sights

Crossing the fairy-tale moat of the 800-year-old Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, visitors might expect to find a palace full of dry and dusty relics. Instead, the multimedia exhibits inside offer a modern perspective on the city’s past, present and future.

The Musée Jules Verne is dedicated to “The Father of Science Fiction,” the city’s most famous son. It houses artefacts, 1st-edition books, replicas of his futuristic inventions and memorabilia inspired by his writings, like Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in 80 Days.

Outings

An unprecedented artistic project, Les Machines de L’Île de Nantes is a magical menagerie of mechanical creatures dreamt up with Verne and Da Vinci’s invented worlds in mind. Young and old are wonderstruck by The Great Elephant, a 12-metre-high walking pachyderm that can be ridden by 50 people at a time.

A former biscuit factory in the city centre, Le Lieu Unique is now a space for artistic exploration and cultural conviviality. Tourists have a bite at the industrial-chic restaurant before catching a dance or theatre performance, eclectic concert, philosophical session or modern art exhibition.

Crêpes and other delightful foods

Gourmands head to the Crêperie Heb Ken for varieties of crêpes, Brittany’s national dish. Sweet tooths add a bolée of lait ribot (thickened milk) to their order, while savoury lovers opt for a tart glass of cider.

Hardly changed since its 1895 opening, the Brasserie La Cigale is a high-ceilinged, mosaic-filled extravagance frequented by perfectly coiffed old ladies for its fresh seafood and French classics. A bona fide belle époque treasure.

To ensure a successful trip to Nantes, read this useful information about travelling to France.

Weather in Nantes can vary throughout the year. The chart below indicates monthly average temperatures and rainfall so travellers can plan the perfect vacation at the right time and pack accordingly.
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