Parc des Chantiers / Solilab
Le Solilab
A "bike friendly" place to get equipment, to eat, to repair your bike

Summer at le Solilab
From 2 July to 11 September


For a gourmet break or a stopover on the bike: bike spot, café-restaurant from morning to night, musical aperitifs…

The green line extends to guide the public to the Solilab, the beating heart of the social and solidarity economy in Nantes.

A cycling spot to recharge your batteries or go on an adventure

At the crossroads of the Loire à Vélo and Velodyssée cycle routes.

Cycling services :

  • Bike rental
  • Bike repair service and self-repair workshops
  • Activities for children, upcycling workshops
  • Shop (upcycling, cycling equipment, maps, guides, books)
  • Tourist advice, advice on routes and technical advice
  • Children’s area with free access under the supervision of parents
  • Bike stop: luggage storage, shower, water point, bike shelters, self-repair kit, air pump, washing machine
  • Bike rides (2 departures per day) guided tour of Nantes (with own bike or rented on site).

A café-restaurant

Local, gourmet, inventive and mainly plant-based cuisine for breakfast, lunch, aperitif and weekend brunches.

Follow the green line

The green line extends to guide the public to the Solilab with the Traversée du Solilab, an installation by L’Atelier Vecteur (behind the Cantine du Voyage)


La Traversée du Solilab


Refreshment bar run by the urban agriculture association Bio-T-Full: music, games, themed workshops (climate fresco, creation of micro-gardens or nesting boxes, etc.) and sale of plants

Thursday evenings from 6pm to midnight.

Re-use shop

Refurbished household appliances, reconditioned computer equipment and second-hand equipment and decorations for events.

The shop is open all summer from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10.30 am to 1.30 pm and from 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm.

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