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Rent a Camper Van in Nantes
Nantes is a beautiful city on the river Loire, the ideal starting point for a road trip in France. Whether you want to travel to the French Atlantic coast, visit the castles of Loire, or relax and unwind in Brittany, you’ll experience beautiful landscapes and top attractions when you rent a camper van from our station in Nantes.
Where Can I Pick Up My Rental Camper in Nantes?
The roadsurfer station in Nantes is conveniently located just outside of the city center. We recommend taking a taxi from both the airport (20-minute drive) and the main train station (5-minute drive), although both can be reached via public transportation. You can find our address and more detailed directions below.
24 Chem. des Bateliers
Getting to the station
From Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE): From the airport, we recommend a 20-minute taxi or Uber ride to the roadsurfer station. Alternatively, you can take bus 38 to “Pirmil”. Transfer to tram 2 to “Commerce”, then change to tram 1 to “Bd de Doulon”. From here, it’s just a 10-minute walk to the roadsurfer station.
From Nantes South Station (Gare Sud): From the station, the quickest option is a 5-minute taxi/Uber ride to the roadsurfer station. Alternatively, you can take bus C3 to “San Francisco”. From here, it’s a 10-minute walk to the roadsurfer station.
You have several parking options when visiting the roadsurfer station:
Free parking is available at “Le Grand Blotterau”, which is a 20-minute walk from the roadsurfer station.
Alternatively, you can choose paid parking through the company ‘Annexx’. The rates are approximately 30 euros for 3 days, 45 euros for 1 week or 70 euros for 14 days. Another paid car park option is “Prairie des Mauves”, which is a 10-minute walk from the roadsurfer station.
roadsurfer Camper Van & RV Rentals in Nantes
Explore the beauty of the wild Atlantic coast, medieval towns, pine forests, and plenty of outdoor adventures and activities, all from the comfort of your home on four wheels. The following camper vans and Class B RVs are available to rent from our Nantes station:
Your roadsurfer Benefits
Rent a fully equipped roadsurfer camper van or RV and enjoy the ride with exclusive benefits. Your freedom on the road starts the moment you pick up the keys!
Brand new, fully equipped camper vans & RVs
Unlimited mileage & free 2nd driver
Rebook or cancel with the Flex option up to 48 hours before departure
Camping equipment & kitchen utensils included
Rent a roadsurfer Camper Van or RV in Nantes
Brittany is the ideal place for a camper van road trip. Discover the wild islands and the majestic lighthouses, and make sure to eat some delicious crêpes. It’s also the perfect place for outdoor lovers with plenty of walking trails and bike routes. If you’re more into ocean views, drive to the Atlantic coast and catch some waves. Looking for some more tips for your trip? We’ve put together some highlights for your road trip starting in Nantes in the section below.
Camper Vans & RVs With Ready-To-Go Camping Gear
Our rentals include all the camping equipment you’ll need to make the most out of your trip. In your camper van you’ll find a camping table, two camping chairs, an awning, leveling wedges, a cable for electrical hookups, a water canister for filling up the fresh water tank, and a gas bottle for cooking. We even provide a kitchen box with all your cooking essentials and tableware for four people, that way you can cook delicious meals with local ingredients while on the road. You can even add sheets and a comforter to your reservation, so all you have to do is pack your personal items.
Best Time of Year to Visit Nantes
We recommend visiting during the months of May to September, when the weather is most pleasant. You can enjoy the outdoors, taking in the beautiful architecture, the plant garden, or the castle of the Dukes of Brittany. It is also a wonderful city to soak up the French culture with its charming cafes and local farmer’s markets.
Filling and Emptying Water Tanks in Nantes
After you pick up your camper van rental, you’ll want to find a place to fill your fresh water tank. You’ll also need a service area to empty the grey water tank before returning your vehicle. Most RV parks offer these services, but here are the closest ones to our Nantes station:
- RV park: boulevard du Petit Port, 44300 Nantes
- RV park: 25-27 rue des papillons, 44840 Les Sorinières
Gas Stations Near Our Nantes Station
Before you return your roadsurfer camper van, you can refill with diesel and AdBlue at one of these convenient gas stations near our location here:
- TotalEnergies, 226 Bd de la Loire (Levée de la Divatte), 44115 Basse-Goulaine
- Total, Rte de Paris, 44470 Carquefou, France
Please note: The AdBlue service station information provided is for guidance only and is provided without warranty of any kind; customers are advised to check the information for accuracy on their own responsibility, as roadsurfer assumes no liability for the accuracy or timeliness of the information.
Parking in Nantes
Before setting off on your road trip, you may want to discover the beautiful city of Nantes! To enjoy the city center, there are two parking zones:
- Red zone, paid parking from Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 7 pm
- Yellow zone, paid parking from Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 7 pm
Please note that most private parking areas will have height limits of less than 6 feet, but you can still find open spaces available for all types of vehicles.
Campgrounds Near Nantes
On your road trip from Nantes, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the gorgeous surrounding landscapes. Use roadsurfer spots, to find and reserve a unique camping experience at private camping spots. Choose between camping on a farm, by the ocean, or by the river, all within reach of our Nantes rental station.