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 A JOURNEY TO NANTES

"Everybody" (version FR) from levoyageanantes on Vimeo.


Watch the Video - it's fun... it's Nantes!

4th Sept 2017:
An artistic and poetic trail in the city

Nantes is not a city like any you probably visited: so many things to do, to discover. One of the most amazing/original features in Nantes is: "Le Voyage à Nantes". Travelling to Nantes.

It's all about "Following the Green Line".

No, nothing nasty like the Film, let me reassure you! It's all about letting yourself drift from a work signed by a today’s great artist to a remarkable element of Nantes' heritage, from classic sites to unknown treasures, from a historic alleyway to a contemporary piece of architecture, from a surprising vista onto the city to a sunset on the Loire estuary…

With Jean Blaise as its director, its mission is to promote the cultural project established by Nantes, and more generally by the destination of Nantes Métropole.

To this end, and what makes this structure exemplary, is the yearly event it organizes every summer highlighting this cultural project via an urban itinerary, where city spaces are filled with both temporary and permanent artworks.

Fifty two stops. 52 places, art pieces to discover and expore. from the
1. Lieu Unique  (first edition of the Nantes Open's venue) to the last one, 52. Mose Attacks, Opération Neptune (in reference to that episode that took place the night before D-Day, when American paratrooper John Steele got his parachute caught on a church spire in the Norman town of Sainte-Mère-Église.)

The Green Line is 13km long and according to François Lejort, tournament promoter/director, "en vélo, c'est super!", "it's great with a bike!"....


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