Loire Valley Travel Guide
F&W features expert Loire Valley travel tips including where to find the best restaurants and wine in Nantes, as well as tasty recipes and fantastic hotels.
From Michelin-starred restaurants to Jules-Verne inspired apartment rentals, here are tips on where to dine and stay in Nantes.
Ludovic Pouzelgues’s fanciful, intricate dishes have made this the hardest reservation to get in Nantes. 1 rue du Cheval Blanc; 011-33-2-40-47-47-98.
Les Chants d’Avril
This innovative restaurant has an exceptional selection of wines from Muscadet and the entire Loire Valley. 2 rue Laënnec; leschantsdavril.fr.
Dominic Quirke’s seasonal menu is essentially a guide to the best local farmers and ingredients in the Loire. 2 rue du Marais; pickles-restaurant.com.
The Michelin-starred restaurant on top of an office building has prime views of the Loire River. 16 quai Ernest Renaud; restaurant-atlantide.net.
The most forward-thinking sommeliers in the world are fixated on the Loire Valley in France. Wine pro Alex Halberstadt makes a journey from Brooklyn to the rapidly transforming city of Nantes to discover sensational Muscadet.