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"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…
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 cranes of Nantes
The Grues Titan are an iconic part of the Nantes skyline. Much like the Tour Bretagne, the Machines de l'Île and the Île Feydeau, they make photos of Nantes instantly recognizable. They are both testament to the city's industrial…