Its harbour, shipyards, its parks...
A must-see during your stay at the Campsite La Tabardière****
► Saint Nazaire Bridge - With its 61m above the river and its 3 350 m between Saint Nazaire and Saint Brévin, It's one one the largest cable-stayed bridge in Europe.
► The Shipyards - Cradle of the sea giants, nearly 600 ships and more than 110 boats (amongst the largest - The "France" in 1962 and the "Normandie" in 1935) were made in the shipyards of Saint Nazaire. 100 hectares of guided tours starting at the submarine base.
► The harbour city - Saint-Nazaire's economy is based on the sea. For about twenty years, it has succeeded in combining the city with its harbour. By the end of the 90's, of wide program of renewal of the surrounding marshes and the submarine base created a new neighbourhood : « Ville-Port ». Equipments, lodgings, services, a large cinema multiplex, docks animations, the boats international center « Escal’Atlantic » inside the submarine base transformed these derelict surroundings into a highly attractive place. (Tickets for the museums available at the campsite)
► Parks and gardens : ♦ The "Jardin des plantes", a true coastal garden created in the end of the 80's.
♦ The natural park "Coeur vert" in Saint Nazaire : Created after the war, 50 hectares of green with a lake and water jet. You'll find playgrounds and a picnic spot.