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Family tour "Drop the moorings"

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Experience hosted by Sandrine

90 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, French

What you'll do

For those who have always dreamed of going to sea, now is the time to follow in the footsteps of the captains and corsairs from the great port of Nantes. The essential instruments for the sailor - map, compass and spotting scope - will allow you to stay the course on the oceans and discover new territories. But watch out for pirates who may prevent you from bringing back precious goods to Nantes and making a fortune!

Through a treasure hunt to discover the sculpted decorations and emblematic monuments of Nantes, this visit brings families back to the era of big business in Nantes.

This visit allows you to learn while having fun and to spend a friendly moment with your family. You will have to show observation, imagination and deduction.
On the program: visit booklet to complete and then keep, interactive exchanges, quizzes, puzzles, ...
For those who have always dreamed of going to sea, now is the time to follow in the footsteps of the captains and corsairs from the great port of Nantes. The essential instruments for the sailor - map, compass and spotting scope - will allow you to stay the course on the oceans and discover new territories. But watch out for pirates who may prevent you from bringing back precious goods to Nantes and making a fortune!

Through a treasure…

Sandrine's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Equipment
    Color game booklet to complete during the visit and take away as a souvenir...
From $15
/ person
Wed, Oct 21
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
$15 per person
$15 per person
Thu, Oct 22
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$15 per person
$15 per person

Meet your host, Sandrine

Host on Airbnb since 2012
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Cultural mediator and professional guide-lecturer for more than 12 years, I usually accompany a wide variety of audiences (adults, school groups, companies ...) in city tours, monuments or museums, and in creative workshops.
I particularly like to adapt to young audiences, curious and enthusiastic, and that is why I offer family routes, promoting collaboration between generations while having fun.
Living in Nantes for 13 years, I have at heart to share the secrets of my adopted city and the reasons why it makes me vibrate. My objective ? Create a bond through the discovery of art, heritage and local life, through a friendly exchange in a small group.
Cultural mediator and professional guide-lecturer for more than 12 years, I usually accompany a wide variety of audiences (adults, school groups, companies ...) in city tours, monuments or museums, and in creative workshops.
I particularly like to adapt to young audiences, curious and enthusiastic, and that is why I offer family routes, promoting collaboration between generations while having fun.
Living in Nantes for 13 years, I have at heart to share the secrets of my adopted city an…
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Where you'll be

The family visit "Cast off the moorings" takes you to discover the district which constituted the old port of Nantes in the 18th century. From Place Royale to Île Feydeau, passing by the famous Passage Pommeraye and the Place du Commerce and the Bourse, these are the living and working places of merchants and shipowners that you can explore.

Choose from available dates

2 available

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 6 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

This visit is reserved for families (group of at least one adult accompanied by a child from 6 to 12 years old). Children must be at least 6 years old in order to complete the booklet and make the most of the exchanges during the visit. Collaboration between adults and children is encouraged.

What to bring

Rigid support to fill the game book and what to write (wooden pencil)

Clothes, umbrella and shoes depending on the weather in Nantes ;-)