Visit the magical place machines of the Isle of Nantes

The Great Elephant

The mechanical elephant is 12 meters high and 8 meters wide, made from 45 tons of wood and steel. It can take up to 49 passengers for a 45-minute walk.

the great elephant of nantes
the great elephant of nantes

The Marine Worlds Carousel

The Marine Worlds is a huge carousel, rising nearly 25m high and measuring 20m in diameter. It will feature 35 moving underwater creatures on three levels: the ocean floor, the depths, and sea and boats. Visitors will be able to move about amidst a ballet of aquatic animals and sea carriages, as well as climb aboard and guide the movements of the Machines.

The Marine Worlds Carousel
The Marine Worlds Carousel

The Heron Tree

The Heron Tree is a steel structure of 45 meters in diameter and 28 meters in height, topped with two herons. The project plans to allow visitors to climb either onto the back or onto the wings of the birds for a circular flight over the hanging gardens of the tree.

The Heron Tree nantes
The Heron Tree nantes

Small video about the machines of the Isle of Nantes:

Visit the machines of the Isle of Nantes here on our website Digitourist or see here more things to do in the area.

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