Where is the event?

Cité des Congrès, Nantes, France

5 rue de Valmy, 44000 Nantes

Opening hours

The doors of the Cité des Congrès will open from 8am to 8pm on October 21st and from 8am to 7pm on October 22nd.


GDG Nantes strives to make this event open and accessible to everyone, regardless of disability or special needs. Participants with disabilities and/or special needs should provide details in the registration form and/or by emailing us at This information will be kept private and will be distributed only to the individuals who need to know it to accommodate your request. Otherwise, please approach one of the volunteer if you need assistance or have questions about accessibility during the event.

In La Cité des Congrès all areas are accessible for wheelchair users.

Covid 19 sanitary measures

This year, due to the the sanitary situation, some precautionary measures will be applied, including the verification of a european sanitary pass. All informations are available on this website:

Where to sleep ?

The DevFest Nantes Organising Team has negotiated special price (exclusively for the event) with Residhome.

Hôtel Residhome
3 allée Jacques Berque
44000 Nantes
Tél : +33 (0)2 40 99 07 07
Google Maps Link

The Serviced Apartments are located just across La Cité des Congrès. To avail of the special rates at The Residhome les Berges de la Loire, kindly use the Discounted rate code “DEVFEST2021”.

How to get there?

By train

Nantes is only a 2 hour Train ride away from Paris (TGV from Gare Montparnasse). Once you are at the Nantes Railway station, take the Exit ‘Gare Sud’: the Cité des Congrès is only 10 minute walk away.

By tram

By tram, take the Line 1: Tram station ‘Duchesse Anne - Château des Ducs de Bretagne’, it is the Tram station after the TGV Train station (Exit: sortie Nord), heading into the City Centre. The venue La Cité des Congrès is only a 5 minute walk away from the tram station.

By the Busway, take the Line 4 of the Busway and alight at the ‘Cité des Congrès’ stop.

By car

La Cité des Congrès is in the City Centre of Nantes. We suggest to those planning on driving into Nantes, to park their cars at one of the ‘Park and Ride’ (usually free parking) near a major Tram/ Busway station. You can then take Public Transport to get to the Venue. There are also Paid parking options available. La Cité des Congrès proposes a Paid Parking that has 450 parking lots. Here is a list of the Park and Ride stations: Interactive map or on the website of the Tan, the Nantes Public Transport company.

By plane

The airport is at the periphery of the town. To go to the Cité des Congrès, you can use the Bus Service (20 minute ride), taxis or rent a car.