53rd International Congress & Exposition on Noise Control Engineering

Nantes, a creative and sustainable city with a fantastic sense of welcome...

Les Machines de l’île, parc des Chantiers, Nantes © Franck Tomps / LVAN

A fast-growing city on the French Atlantic coast, Nantes
with its booming economy and thriving cultural scene is
one of the new up and coming European destinations.

Known for its eclectic sights and architecture, its
dynamism, diverse cultural events and activities, its quality
of life recognised by the European Green Capital label,
Nantes regularly comes first of the most liveable cities.

... a city with key assets

heritage … a city of art and history

green … a responsible city with strong environmental engagement

creative … place of birth of Jules Verne, source of inspiration for his imagination and still radiating today

dynamic … the origin of major maritime adventures and industrial developments

flavour … a reflection of French gastronomy

To begin discovery www.levoyageanantes.fr/en/

Château des ducs de Bretagne. Nantes Philippe Piron _ LVAN

A 15th century ducal residence, with buildings from the 16th and 18th centuries…

And also:

Claude Ponti, “Le Jardin Kadupo”, jardin des plantes Nantes, une proposition du Service des espaces verts de la ville dans le cadre du Voyage à Nantes 2016 © Ville de Nantes
Claude Ponti, “Le Jardin Kadupo”, jardin des plantes Nantes, Voyage à Nantes 2016 © Ville de Nantes

A green park and a botanic garden in the heart of the city…

And also:

Sketch by Jules Verne of his yacht the Saint-Michel, circa 1873

A “journey to the centre” of Verne’s world…

And also:

At the water's edge
© Epictura_TravellingLight

A naval adventure, a riverscape and an artistic perspective…

And also:

In the mood for some music in and around Nantes?

© Epictura/odina222

Jazz festival  Les Rendez-Vous de l’Erdre

From August 26th to September 1st 2024

Visit website

Coming to Nantes

By train

Less than 2 hours from Paris

  • 21 daily return train journeys to Paris
  • direct train journeys to Paris CDG airport
  • direct journeys to Lille, Lyon , Strasbourg…
  • 1 direct return journey daily to Bruxelles during the week
  • a 5-minute walk from Nantes train station to La Cité Nantes Congress Centre

A signage will be available from the Nantes station to the INTERNOISE 2024 venue.

By plane

Direct flights to and from 100 national and international destinations

  • 1 hour from Paris and London
  • daily flights to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport
  • 4 daily flights to Paris Orly airport
  • all European capital cities less than 2 hours away
  • a 20-minute drive from Nantes Atlantique airport to La Cité Nantes Congress Centre by shuttle (every 30 minutes)

An INTERNOISE 2024 signage will be available at the Nantes Atlantique airport.


By car

A connection to an extensive road network

  • East: Paris, via A1 motorway
  • South: Bordeaux and Toulouse, via A83 and A10 motorways
  • West: Brest, via N165/E60 main roads
  • North: Rennes, via N137 main road

By low-cost bus

Many bus routes from French and European cities


© La Cité Nantes