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IS THERE ANYTHING MORE ROMANTIC THAN LOSING YOURSELF IN NANTES?
"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…
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,…
La Maison de la Marionnette theatre
Welcome to a world of fantasy and fairytale characters at la Maison de la Marionnette theatre, right in the centre of Nantes. For over seventy years, this famous puppet theatre has put on exciting interactive shows from all over t…