Nantes’s Graslin Square bridges contemporary and neoclassical styles

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The Graslin Square or Place Graslin, in French, is a gorgeous area in the French city of Nantes. Most of the square is pedestrian, which makes a number of buildings more visible while facing each…

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Trentemoult: The French village where all world’s colours come together

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While in Nantes, we wanted to enjoy a short trip on the Loire, in Nantes. Visiting Trentemoult was the right choice. Connected to Nantes by Navibus, a small boat belong to the public transport network,…

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Passage Pommeraye, a historical witness of Nantes’s wealth

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Nantes’s Passage Pommeraye is one of the first world’s covered shopping plazas, in France. Built in 1843 and renovated recently, the Passage is a three storey shopping arcade. Today the monument keeps fascinating us with…

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Nantes’s Cathedral, one of France’s reference landmarks

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Nantes’s Cathedral, which is one of France’s last Gothic cathedrals, bears the name of St. Peter and St. Paul. Under the French Revolution, the cathedral served as a military observation post during the siege of…

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Château des ducs de Bretagne: Nantes’s medieval gemstone

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Château des ducs de Bretagne or Castle of the Dukes of Brittany in English, is a beautiful ancient building next to Nantes’s city centre and the River Loire, in France. The Castle’s main entry gate…

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Nantes’s Île de Versailles & its gorgeous Japanese Garden

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Nantes, which is located on the confluence point of Erdre and Loire, is also well known for a Japanese Garden, which is situated on the Island of Versailles or L’Île de Versailles, as it is…

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La Cigale: Nantes’s Timeless Art Nouveau Pearl

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Before going to Nantes we heard that we shall not miss La Cigale, which is a stunning iconic restaurant featuring a particular Art Nouveau Style. It is located right in front of the Graslin Opera…

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