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Campervan Hire Nantes, France

Renting a budget campervan rental in France gives you the freedom to explore and discover the French way of life.. We offer you a great selection of Nantes motorhome rentals at budget prices, including free miles.

The River Erdre dissects the city of Nantes, the capital city of the Pays de Loire region of northwestern France. The region stretches from the Bay of Biscay to the Loire Valley, making Nantes an ideal place to start a self-drive tour of the region, with hiring a touring van the most popular way to do this.

Numerous motorways span out from the city, leading drivers in all directions of the region and beyond. Go on stunning drives along the coast and into the rolling hills of the Loire Valley, with camping sites plentiful and motorhome selection top-notch.

Motor home Rental Nantes, France

Suggested Campervan Hire Nantes, France Drives

Explore the Loire Valley & Atlantic Coast by Motorhome, check out some ideas below. 

Bay of Biscay:

from Nantes to Brest along the northern part of the Bay of Biscay. On this scenic coastal drive, stop and see the salt marshes in the picturesque medieval town of Guérande while staying overnight at Camping La Fountaine, snap photos of the megalithic menhirs in Carnac from Les Menhirs Campsite and explore the lovely city of Quimper while staying at Camping de l’Orangerie de Lanniron.

Wine tour:

On a scenic drive into the world-renowned wine districts of Saumur and Chinon. Eat delicious food and sip on some of the best wine in the country while staying overnight in Camping La Vallee des Vignes or Camping Etang de la Breche. This region is also famed for its cycling routes with stunning views and lots of places to stop off, it may be worth staying more than a few days.

Bay of Biscay:

passing through the historical city of Angers, exploring the Middle Ages city of Le Mans and visiting the famous Chartres Cathedral with its impressive stained glass. On this drive, rest in Camping du Lac de Maine, Campsite du Lac or Huttopia Rambouillet.

Tips To Drive a Rental Motorhome in Nantes

Road network:

Nantes was once an important port and therefore is served by an excellent road network, with plenty of petrol stations along all recommended drives.

Speed limits:

Urban roads: 50kph (if not otherwise posted)
Provincial roads: 80-130kph
National roads and motorways: 110-130kph

Alcohol limits:

0.05 per cent, with regular police check-points and steep fines for those caught over the limit.


The French drive on the right-hand side and yield to the right. Roads are in excellent condition, with the AA responding well in emergencies.

Campervan & RV Rental Nantes FAQ's

What is the minium age to rent a campervan in Nantes?

We work with AVIS Explore Nantes, AVIS Explore currently impose a minimum age of 23 to rent and drive any of their campervans or motorhomes

Is a special (heavy vehicle) HT Licence Required?

No special licence required, Avis Explore Nantes will accept your standard driving licence. If you have over 6 penalty points, please check direct with them for eligibility.

Is the Loire Valley Region of France, Campervan Friendly?

France similar to neighbouring Italy is campervan friendly and Nantes in the Loire Valley and Pays de la Loire regions of France is one of the most popular destinations for motorhome rental holidays in France. This region is well serviced with a good number of top class and dedicated motorhome areas, as well as places to stay overnight.

Is wild camping permitted in the Loire Valley region of France? 

Unless you obtain permission from the landowner or permission from the local authority if public land, wild camping is not permitted in the southwest france. With ample RV and campervan parks, this should not pose a problem.

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We offer the best rates on mobile home leasing in Nantes from well-known supplier Pure Motorhomes France. Camping vans can be picked up in the city centre, with all models manufactured by Fiat.

Avis Explore Nantes Depot Details

Full instructions will be provided on rental voucher, but below we have listed estimates for getting to the Nantes depot 

Address : Socodim Loisirs, 90 route des Sorinières, 44400 REZÉ

Contact Number :+33147498040

  • Approximate Distance from Nantes International Airport -  6 km - 10 min - taxi fare about 20/30 €
  • Distance from Nantes Train station = 9 km - Taxi fare 30-35 €
  • Distance from Nantes downtown hotels = 16 km  taxi fare allow 30-35 €

Pure MotorHomes France & McRent Depot Details

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Loisirs 44 316 Route de Vannes,
Nantes 44700,