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Getting around in Pays de la Loire is easy

From Nantes, it is easy to get around the Pays de la Loire and discover other cities in the region by train (TGV or TER): Nantes / Angers in about 35 mins; Nantes / Le Mans in about 1hr 20 mins. Saumur in an hour. Visiting the seaside? Les Sables-d’Olonne, in Vendée, is accessible by train in just over an hour and La Baule in just under an hour. You can also choose to explore by bus thanks to a highly developed regional transportation network with more than 200 stations and stops  throughout the Pays de la Loire.

You can find public transport routes across the Pays de la Loire on the Destineo website. Cars, trains, buses and trams … in one click Destineo calculates the best route for your journey. Planning a trip is simple! Just enter your departure point and destination, and Destineo will provide schedules of all the  public transport networks and calculates the best route in detail, including transfers between the networks.  www.destineo.fr/index.php/destineo2_en

For those who want to drive there is also an extensive motorway network. From Nantes-Atlantique airport you can rent a car and access main routes:

  • A 11: Nantes – Angers – Le Mans
  • A 81: Le Mans – Laval
  • A 85: Angers – Saumur
  • A 83: Nantes-Niort