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IS THERE ANYTHING MORE ROMANTIC THAN LOSING YOURSELF IN NANTES?
La Folle Journée
Nantes is renowned as being a hotspot for music. One reason for this is its famous classical music festival, La Folle Journée (literally “Crazy Day”). For one long weekend, Nantes turns into the national, if not international, cap…
Jules Verne and Nantes
Without any doubt, you are familiar with the name Jules Verne, but did you know that the French author was born in Nantes and spent his childhood there? Nantes inspired Jules Verne like Jules Verne continues to inspire the cultura…
The real Petit-Beurre from Nantes
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,…