36TH IASP WORLD CONFERENCE The 4th Industrial Revolution: areas of innovation and science parks as key boosters for a successful transition NANTES 24 - 27 SEPTEMBER 2019

Tours

Cultural Tours

Cruise on the Erdre River

49.00 €

Board the Bateaux Nantais for a 1h45 cruise on the most beautiful river of France according to King...

Board the Bateaux Nantais for a 1h45 cruise on the most beautiful river of France according to King François the 1st, peppered with commentary on the history of the river, its numerous stately homes and its flora and fauna.
On your way home to La Cité, take a break on the Île de Versailles, an artificial island of 1,7 hectare, created in 1831 and used by Naval carpenters and tanners and transformed in 1983 into a Japanese-style garden, a haven in the heart of the city.

 

 

Date: 2019/09/24 or 2019/09/27
Departure time: 02:00 pm (in front of la Cité des Congrès)
End time: 06:00 pm (in front of la Cité des Congrès)

Tour Price Includes: Transportation / Licensed Guidance / Cruise fee

Sightseeing in Nantes

99.00 €

Ride the open-top City Tour Bus and discover the main attractions of Nantes: Museum of Arts, Île...

Ride the open-top City Tour Bus and discover the main attractions of Nantes: Museum of Arts, Île de Versailles, Talensac Market, Brittany Tower, Graslin Theatre, Maillé Brézé boat, Machines de l’Île, Castle of the Dukes of Brittany, St Pierre & St Paul Cathedral. Your guide will be waiting for you at the end of the tour to take you walking throught the medieval quarter of Bouffay, the place Royale and the Passage Pommeraye, to arrive at La Cigale, a typical 1900 « Art Deco » brasserie, where you will enjoy a typical French meal.

 

 

Date: 2019/09/28
Departure time: 10:00 am (in front of la Cité des Congrès)
End time: 02:00 pm

Tour Price Includes: Transportation / Licensed Guidance / Lunch (full menu – wine included)

Guérande & the coastal saltmarsh

129.00 €

Embark on a journey that will take you to the Atlantic coast and the little medieval town of...

Embark on a journey that will take you to the Atlantic coast and the little medieval town of Guérande where you will be amazed by the paved streets, the huge city gates and the fortifications, and appreciate a lunch on the shore of the Atlantic ocean.
Last site of artisanal production of salt in France, you will discover how the coastal saltmarsh works and the salt manufacturing process and enjoy a tasting of local products manufactured right there in Guérande.

 

 

Date: 2019/09/28
Departure time: 08:45 am (in front of la Cité des Congrès)

End time: 06:00 pm (in front of la Cité des Congrès)
Minimum of 10 people is required

Tour Price Includes: Transportation / Lunch / Licensed Guidance / Typical salt-product tasting

Program for Guests

An overview tour of Nantes

99.00 €

Learn everything you need to know on the walking tour through the quarters of the historical...

Learn everything you need to know on the walking tour through the quarters of the historical centre.
From the Middle Ages to the 19th century, explore the medieval quarter of Bouffay, the Passage Pommeray, the Graslin quarter et the Île Feydeau with a licensed guide.
Have lunch at the “O’Deck”, a restaurant on the Nantilus, at 24 m from the dock where you can appreciate a unique view on the Loire river and the city of Nantes.
Discover the “Quartier de la Création”, symbol of the industrial past of Nantes and its renewal, the modern architecture and the famous Machines de l’Île where you will have the opportunity to climb on board of the Grand Elephant.

 

 

Date: 2019/09/25
Departure time: 09:30 am (in front of la Cité des Congrès)
End time: 05:30 pm (in front of la Cité des Congrès)

Tour Price Includes: Transportation / Lunch / Licensed Guidance / Entrance fees

Nantes: The City is a Garden

99.00 €

Explore the city through greenery. A spectacular park of 7 hectares in the middle of the town...

Explore the city through greenery. A spectacular park of 7 hectares in the middle of the town centre (the Jardin des Plantes de Nantes is one of the fourth largest botanical gardens in France), medieval gardens, discover verdant spaces in this city of stone and water.
Board on the Navibus (Nantes’ bus-boat) and cross the Loire river to have lunch at “La Civelle”, on the riverbank.
Walk around Trentemoult, a unique colourful former fishing village, popular place to enjoy a panoramic view of Nantes, famous for its narrow flower-decked streets, its colourful facades, its lively atmosphere and its guinguettes taverns.

 

 

Date: 2019/09/26
Departure time: 09:30 am (in front of la Cité des Congrès)
End time: 05:00 pm (in front of la Cité des Congrès)

Tour Price Includes: Transportation / Lunch / Licensed Guidance / Entrance fees