Across from the hotel
The Jardin des Plantes
Holding the title of “Jardin Remarquable” and among the four major botanical gardens in France, this garden boasts 10,000 living species and 800 m² of greenhouses across 7 hectares.
This English-style park at the very centre of the city, both a scientific and pleasure garden, attracts around 2 million visitors a year, of which more than 50 % are tourists. There is also a bust of legendary author Jules Verne, reminding us that he was born in Nantes. Opposite the Sōzō Hotel is the superb Jardin des Plantes de Nantes. With 7 hectares, the Jardin des Plantes in Nantes is one of the 4 largest botanical gardens in France. It is also labeled “Remarkable Garden”. Discover this exceptional place with its 800 m² of greenhouses and more than 10,000 species, just 1 minute walk from the Sōzō Hotel.