Brit Hotel Amandine
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Brit Hotel Amandine Nantes
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... br> Nantes is known for a number of things - historically as the birthplace of Queen Anne of Bretange, a rich port history (even though it is inland), and its famous child Jules Verne. It also promotes itself as a quirky arty town as well and has some interesting features around, including one of the best botanical gardens in France, and some large Jules Verne inspired 'mechanical' moving animals and a tall carousel with levels of sea creatures at the 'Isle ...
... tours and was amazed by all of the thought that went into, and continues to go into, the creation of this masterpiece which is not even a finished product although construction began in the 1880s. After La Sagrada Familia we tried to go and see Park Guell which has more of Goudi's famous mosaic works throughout a park landscape. We didn't pay to get up close to these due to a lack of time but we got our exercise for the day in trying to get there an back into our hostel ...
... is printed in the daily program you collect at the entrance. Yesterday we were fortunate to be directed to a car park with quite a few trees and hence our car had shade, but today we were directed to a car park with no trees at all and about 1km from the entrance. While walking through the parking area we counted 50 buses. (When we left the Park at about 5.30pm there were about 60 buses!) We can't even estimate how many cars were parked. Just before we got ...
... your back is turned!! There appear to be hundreds of staff in red and white T-shirts providing information and getting people into and out of venues, as well as the hundreds/thousands of actors performing in the shows. There must also be many, many more caring for or training the animals, cleaning the areas, behind the scene workers - it really is a huge operation.
After our meal we headed off to our hotel for a break and to unpack. We are ...
... to see such diverse uses of this beautiful countryside all in a short drive.
I was in this town on way South in May so I knew choices were limited for sustenance but Sundays are even worse. Two bars open and both were going to be closed at 18:00 after paying €10.60 for a large and a small beer....sacre bleu!
The parks by the river were thronged on this glorious Sunday afternoon, family picnics, cyclists and fishermen on the banks ...