Sports, treasure hunting… 5 ideas for walks during the Easter holidays in Nantes

Actu Nantes has selected activities to do during the holidays. (Illustration / © Corinne Chauvigné / News Nantes)

Easter starts this Saturday, April 9th, in Nantes! Great opportunity to get out a bit and relax alone or with family. News Nantes chose five ideas for events from Monday 11 to Sunday 24 April.

Museum of Natural History

During the holidays, the museum offers two types of activities: express science and family games.

Behind express science, a team of facilitators offer 15-minute scientific discoveries during a museum visit on various topics such as drops, taxidermy, geology, reptiles or foraminifera.

  • Wednesday, April 13, 11:30 am: Foraminifera, very small but important.
  • Thursday, April 14, 11:30 am: A drop, an unusual cell.
  • Friday, April 15, 11:30 am & Wednesday, April 20, 11:30 am: Reptiles no longer exist?!
  • Thursday, April 21, 11.30 am: Geology, I don’t understand anything!
  • Friday, April 22, 11:30 am: Taxidermy yesterday and today

Without reservation and within the limits of available places. Free, except for the entrance ticket to the museum

For the second action Family games »the public can view a selection of board games made by the museum’s intermediaries.

  • Thursday, April 14, from 14:00 to 16:30.
  • Thursday, April 21, from 14:00 to 16:30.

Without reservation and within the limits of available places. Free, except for the entrance ticket to the museum.


Le Chronographe, 21 rue Saint-Lupien in Réze organizes a chocolate treasure hunt during the holidays! Accompanied by their parents, children must find the code for a special chest.

Starting from 7 years old. April 10, 17 and 24 at 14:30, 15:30 and 16:30. Free admission for children under 18, reduced price 1.50 euros, full price 3 euros. Duration: 1 hour. Reservations by phone 02 52 10 83 20 or same day check-in within available spaces.

There will also be activity Here is the currency“. Children invent their treasure by drawing inspiration from the ancient Panse treasure found inside two amphoras. Using ink pads and paints, they draw their own treasure during a creative workshop where their imagination will be used.

Workshop 4-6 years. From 13 to 15 April and from 21 to 22 April at 10:30.

Activity ” Counterfeiters » will allow young people to learn deep engraving on zinc plates in almost 3 hours at the Nantes Printing Museum.

Video: now on Actu

From the invention of a pattern to its engraving on a zinc plate and printing on a real machine, all stages of printing will have to be discovered.

Workshop 8-14 years. From 13 to 15 April and from 21 to 22 April from 14:30 to 17:30 Prices: from 2.50 to 6 euros. Duration: 40 minutes for children aged 4 to 6 and 3 hours for children aged 8 to 14. Reservations by phone 02 52 10 83 20 or check-in on the same day, subject to availability.


The Lisa-Bressner Media Library hosts an exclusive presentation (and post-screening debate) of the first three episodes of the series. flying witch Katsushi Sakurabi.


After entering high school, young Makoto left Tokyo for northeastern Japan. Visiting her cousins ​​Kei and Chinatsu, she discovers the little joys of living closer to nature, where time seems to flow more slowly.

From 10 years old. April 20 at 16:30.


From Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 April Handball’toi organized by HBC Nantes, unites club and municipal educators in four sports halls corresponding to the four sectors of the city’s sports life: Coubertin in the north, Camus in the west, Pre-Gocher in the south and Bottier Chenet in the east.

April 14 will bring together all the participants of the previous two days.
to a big tournament in the presence of professional players of the club, in the gyms of Jean Jahan 1 and 2.

Free with registration. Registration is possible now with teachers or on the same day on the website. Contact details and practical information for registration can be found at

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