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IS THERE ANYTHING MORE ROMANTIC THAN LOSING YOURSELF IN NANTES?
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 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…
The Nantes Carnival takes place every year between the end of March and the start of April. For three days, the city streets come alive to the rhythm of parades, become full with people, and turn colourful with confetti. Th…