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Le Hangar à Bananes: the place to be in Nantes
Le Hangar à Bananes ("Banana Warehouse") is a symbolic place in the city of Nantes. As a newcomer to the city, you'll hear its name on the lips of almost everyone you meet in Nantes. What's more, the fact that it's a difficult con…
"Crebillonning" – how to say shopping in Nantes!
When people go window shopping in Nantes, they use the verb "crébillonner", coined after Rue Crébillon, the iconic sloping street brimming with shops. In Nantes, the expression "crébillonner" originally meant to stroll up and down…
My favourite places on the coast
With Nantes less than an hour from the Atlantic Ocean, the city's residents tend to head off to the coast for the weekend as a matter of habit. In sunny weather, as in the rain, the Loire-Atlantique seaboard is magnificent. We are…