A Town and its Harbour
Saint-Nazaire came into existence because of its port… hardly more than a century and a half ago.
The Coast and Beaches
Do you know that Saint-Nazaire has 20 beaches? Including the one where Monsieur Hulot spent his holidays?
A green City
Surprising as it may seem, Saint-Nazaire is also very “green” with parks and gardens in town, countryside and marshland at its doors!
Art and Architecture
Saint-Nazaire seems to be a typical 20th century town, but its roots delve back into a distant past: its oldest monument is no less than 6,000 years old!
The surrounding Area
A huge variety of landscapes and interesting towns is within easy reach from Saint-Nazaire.
Facts & Figures
Saint-Nazaire is the 4th most important city in the Pays de la Loire region, and the second in the Loire-Atlantique “département”.