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Nantes is a city full of diverse cultural heritage, built around the mouth of the River Loire in its beautiful green valleys. Nantes is also a vibrant university town, and its breathtaking architecture reveals an artistic character. To relax you can sail from the harbour to nearby locations on the coast, or explore the exotic parks under the summer sun. The native mixture of traditional Brittany cuisine combined with local regional wines, such as the famous Muscadet, create an inimitable culinary experience to delight your senses. Stroll through the streets, talk to the friendly locals, and you’ll discover a beautiful city with some special secrets you can make your own. Image from ©G.Chataigner
Main City Paris
Surface 65.19 km²
Density 4,342 /km²
The Lieu Unique has always been a part of the pattern of my life in Nantes, from my childhood memories and my university years, a look back at a unique place for many citizens of Nantes.
Sunday is undoubtedly my favourite day. A day to relax, with family...
As for lots of people who live in Nantes, there are two possible day trips on a Sunday morning: we can go to Talensac, with its huge market! I love the boho-bourgeois feel of the picturesque halls of the market. Inside, the best foodie stalls are all there: chocolates by Vincent Guerlais Beillevaire cheeses, seafood which reminds us that Nantes is only an hour from the ocean, along with fruit and vegetables picked in and around Nantes (lamb's lettuce, radishes, leeks, strawberries, apples ...).
Ever since I was little, I’ve always loved eating a Petit-Beurre biscuit, starting with its “ears” (the corners). Its smooth texture and its uniquely recognisable smell make it my equivalent of Proust’s madeleine. When I grew up, I found another way to enjoy them: they’re delicious when dunked in coffee! I had no idea when I was little that the biscuits were created and produced in Nantes.