Nantes is the sixth largest city in France and capital of the Pays de la Loire region. Organise your car hire in Nantes with us just visit one of our local branches, at the airport, railway or St Herblain. Hiring a car in Nantes allows access to this historical city of arts and culture, but also enables wider access to the beautiful Vendée region. As the final chateau on the Loire river before it makes its way to the sea, the Chateau des Ducs de Bretaigne is worth a visit. Serving as the residence of the dukes of Brittany between the 13th and 16th centuries, the castle today houses Nantes history museum.