Located on the Loire River is West France, Nantes is a city brimming with history and innovation and has previously been voted Europe's ìmost liveable cityî. Nantes is known for being ìgreenî due to its vast efforts to reduce the city's CO2 emissions and air pollution. Expats can travel quickly and efficiently around the city by using the high-quality public transport system, which consists of trams, buses and a type of water bus called a navibus. Finding a place to live in Nantes should easy as there are eleven neighbourhoods in the city, each one resembling a historic city quarter. Its long, fascinating history means Nantes has several places of historical interest, including Bouffay Square, Place Royal and Place MarÈchal Foch. The city also boasts many parks, gardens, museums, concert halls and cinemas ñ so it is safe to say you will quickly get lost in the beauty and excitement of this city.
Moving your belongings to Nantes should be very simple. There are a couple of different size containers to choose from, depending on how much you will be shipping. A 40-foot container should be ample for the contents of a 4 or 5-bedroom house, or the contents of a 3-bedroom house plus a car. A 20-foot container would be the better choice for the contents of a 3-bedroom house.
In general a car will fit into a 20ft container. You will also need to consider quarantine and tax charges usually levied on importing vehicles.
Max Dimensions 5.75m x 2.2m x 2.2m (l x w x h)
Quarantine & Taxes: £1,000 - £2,500
Asbestos and any product containing Asbestos.
Counterfeit goods are prohibited absolutely by French Customs. Products will be seized and a fine levied.
Animal products orignating from outside an EU member state.
Medicinal plants are subject to restrictions.
Live trees are subject to restrictions.
Foliage is subject to restrictions.