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Le Voyage Extraordinaire


« I grew up in the sea movement of a great commerce city, the starting and arrival place of many long travels. »

Extracted from « Les Cahiers du Musée Jules Verne, N°10.

 Come along side the legendary « Quai de la Fosse » and enter the Durbé hotel, a luxurious house once owned by a ship manager of the XVIIIth century, which now conceals the memories of Jules Verne’s Extraordinary Travels.

Behind a « Tower of Pise » like original façade, evolve in an amazing setting. Are the transport boxes that compose the place some remaining traces of the « Compagnie des Indes » where were stored the commons of the building ? in that place, those wood and steel-made boxes shelter a bedroom, a kitchen or a bathroom.

An amazing stage of singular objects like the wardrobe suitcase landed from a transatlantic crossing or the magic mirror, « Le Voyage Extraordinaire » invites you for a unique expedition, facing the Loire river and the fabulous site of the ancient shipyard.

From the Belem ship to the Sea world Carrousel, from the gigantic Elephant of the « Ile des Machines », to Buren’s rings, explore a reality tainted with Jules Verne’s imaginary strength. 


  • 1 bedroom with a double bed
  • 1 sleeping area for two children of less than 12 years old
  • 1 bathroom with a shower and toilets
  • 1 equipped kitchen


  • WC
  • WIFI
  • Coffee machine
  • A sleeping area for a child in a mezzanine
  • Footbridge from the living room with a 3,50 m high ceiling

Additional Information

All the charges (electricity, cleaning, bed sheet and bathroom towels), the breakfast drinks (coffee, tea, chocolate) are included in the stay in that place.

You will not find any washing machine there, however, a cleaning service may be proposed to you should you ask for one.

That flat can be rented with the flats « De la Terre à la Lune » and « La Nuit ».

Please consult the « Plateau Jules Verne » page for further information.