Travellers from the UK who wish to visit Nantes can board the Eurostar from London and arrive at their destination with just one change required. Those traveling from outside London can travel into Euston or King's Cross Station and take the Underground into London St. Pancras, where Eurostar trains departs. There are at least 10 Eurostar trains leaving for Paris from London every day and the journey takes 2 hours and 20 minutes. Once in Paris, travelers can take the RER to reach Gare Montparnasse where TGV trains depart for Nantes.
Though Nantes is the 6th largest city in France, it is easy to navigate on foot. Visitors may like to try wine from the region's vineyards, Muscadet and Gros Plant, with fish and seafood from the Loire, a local specialty. Those seeking to learn more about the culture can visit the museum and the native house of Jules Vernes with multimedia exhibits. Nantes also has a castle called Chateau des ducs de Bretagne, which was built in the Renaissance and contains a history museum.