Chez Airbus Helicopter – 13725 MARIGNANE. Their primary countries of origin were Algeria (13.9 percent), Morocco (11.4 percent) and Tunisia (5.8 percent). Nantes also hosts Univerciné (festivals dedicated to films in English, Italian, Russian and German) and a smaller Spanish film festival. [200] The Passage Pommeraye, built in 1840–1843, is a multi-storey shopping arcade typical of the mid-19th century. [71], When the land reclamation was almost complete, Nantes was shaken by the air raids of the Second World War. [255] The city has an extensive public-transport network consisting of trams, buses and river shuttles. The building is a Romanesque Revival mansion facing a 15th-century manor. The Bicloo bicycle-sharing system has 880 bicycles at 103 stations. The party has held a majority since 1983, and Nantes has become a left-wing stronghold. Its first inhabitants were apparently attracted by small iron and tin deposits in the region's subsoil. Its population is projected to reach one million by 2030, based on the fertility rate. [159] In 1800 it was the sixth-largest French city, behind Paris (550,000), Lyon, Marseilles, Bordeaux and Rouen (all 80,000 to 109,000). The Gamma category includes cities such as Algiers, Orlando, Porto, Turin and Leipzig. [91] The city is near the geographical centre of the land hemisphere, identified in 1945 by Samuel Boggs as near the main railway station (around 47°13′N 1°32′W / 47.217°N 1.533°W / 47.217; -1.533). 16 Boulevard Albert Einstein, porte de la CHAPELLE : entierement renové! [262], Nantes is the headquarters of France 3 Pays de la Loire, one of 24 local stations of the France Télévisions national public broadcaster. These quotes come from across the globe, from all four continents affected by the slave trade, and span over five centuries, from the 17th to the 21st. : 33 1 69 85 56 22 Fax. [223] The September Rendez-vous de l'Erdre couples a jazz festival with a pleasure-boating show on the Erdre,[224] exposing the public to a musical genre considered elitist; all concerts are free. [13], Its first recorded name was by the Greek writer Ptolemy, who referred to the settlement as Κονδηούινκον (Kondēoúinkon) and Κονδιούινκον (Kondioúinkon)[A]—which might be read as Κονδηούικον (Kondēoúikon)—in his treatise, Geography. Venez découvrir ce lieu à la double facette ! [38] Nantes became part of the Viking realm in 919, but the Norse were expelled from the town in 937 by Alan II, Duke of Brittany. [104][105][106] Slight variations in elevation make fog common in valleys, and slopes oriented south and south-west have good insolation. See more of L'Adresse Nantes by 4immo on Facebook. [69] Reacting to the growth of the rival port, Nantes built a 15 kilometres (9.3 miles)-long canal parallel to the Loire to remain accessible to large ships. Published on 25.08.2020 Nouvelair Tunisie plans Djerba – Brussels service from late-Oct 2020. [163] However, it has waned since the 1970s because of the rise of atheism and secularism. It has more than 1.6 million zoological specimens and several thousand mineral samples. 51. [209] The council manages four other exhibition spaces, and the city has several private galleries. Nantes began to grow when Ratiatum collapsed after the Germanic invasions. The potential construction site was long occupied and the project became a political topic on the national scale. During the 19th century, when many of the former universities reopened, Nantes was neglected and local students had to go to Rennes and Angers. The coronet was replaced by a mural crown during the 18th century, and during the revolution a new emblem with a statue of Liberty replaced the coat of arms. These motorways form a 43-kilometre (27 mi) ring road around the city, France's second-longest after the ring in Bordeaux. [127], Before the revolution, Nantes' motto was "Oculi omnium in te sperant, Domine" ("The eyes of all wait upon thee, O Lord", a line from a grace). Highly recommend!More, This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. Reference 2048R56 I offer these three albuminous prints from 1892: 1) Château de Busset (17cm x 12cm) 2) Nantes Cathedral (11cm x 7.9cm) 3) Notre Dame des Flots - Ste Adresse (11cm x 7.9cm) Mounted on cardboard. During the 1980s and 1990s its economy became service-oriented and it experienced economic growth under Jean-Marc Ayrault, the city's mayor from 1989 to 2012. The second-largest venue is the Hall XXL, an exhibition hall on the Stade de la Beaujoire grounds. The latter was built between 1881 and 1901, after the Franco-Prussian War (which triggered another Catholic revival in France). See on map Nice-Sophia Antipolis Nice – Sophia Antipolis Application Services France 400 avenue de Roumanille Greenside 06 410 Biot. See on map Nantes Nantes Application Services France 6 rue Nathalie Lemele 44000 Nantes. [178] The city is one of France's most dynamic in job creation, with 19,000 jobs created in Nantes Métropole between 2007 and 2014 (outperforming larger cities such as Marseilles, Lyon and Nice). [55], Manufactured goods were more lucrative than raw materials during the 18th century. [263] The city is also home to Télénantes, a local, private television channel founded in 2004. [47], The marriage of Anne of Brittany to Charles VIII of France in 1491 began the unification of France and Brittany which was ratified by Francis I of France in 1532. [77] The 1970s global recession brought a large wave of deindustrialisation to France, and Nantes saw the closure of many factories and the city's shipyards. [23] The city is commonly known as la Cité des Ducs "the City of the Dukes [of Brittany]" for its castle and former role as a ducal residence. The Loire in Nantes now has only two branches, one on either side of the Isle of Nantes. Western France is traditionally religious, and the Catholic influence on Nantes was more persistent than in other large French cities. [250] Air traffic has increased from 2.6 million passengers in 2009 to 4.1 million in 2014, while its capacity has been estimated at 3.5 million passengers per year. [231], Nantes appears in a number of songs, the best-known to non-French audiences being 2007's "Nantes" by the American band Beirut. The other faubourgs were built along the main boulevards and the plateaus, turning the valleys into parks. At the end of the hall, toward the exit, is a room with the timeline of slavery as it became abolished in various countries around the world. Nantes has three other grandes écoles: the École supérieure du bois [fr] (forestry and wood processing), the School of Design and Exi-Cesi [fr] (computing). [204] The Historical Museum of Nantes, in the castle, is dedicated to local history and houses the municipal collections. [36] Around 490, the Franks under Clovis I captured the city (alongside eastern Brittany) from the Visigoths after a sixty-day siege;[37] it was used as a stronghold against the Bretons. TESTIA Ltd. Airbus Main Gate, Golf Course Lane Building 07A Filton, Bristol BS34 7QQ UNITED KINGDOM. Saint-Nazaire surpassed Nantes in port traffic for the first time in 1868. [161], The population of Nantes is younger than the national average, with 44.7 percent under age 29 (France 36.5 percent). [157] The poorest council estates had unemployment rates of 22 to 47 percent. Since the 2000s, it has been subject to the conversion of former industrial areas into office space, housing and leisure facilities. Other films set (or filmed) in Nantes include God's Thunder by Denys de La Patellière (1965), The Married Couple of the Year Two by Jean-Paul Rappeneau (1971), Day Off by Pascal Thomas (2001) and Black Venus by Abdellatif Kechiche (2010). Primarily a news channel, it is available in Loire-Atlantique and parts of neighbouring Vendée and Maine-et-Loire. [165] Nantes had a small Jewish community during the Middle Ages, but Jews were expelled from Brittany in 1240 and Judaism only reappeared after the French Revolution. Nantes: SEW-USOCOME Parc d’activités de la forêt 4 rue des Fontenelles F-44140 Le Bignon How to get here : Tel. Nostalgic for the pre-revolutionary golden age, the local elite had been suspicious of political and technological progress during the first half of the 19th century. In Nantes the Loire had divided into a number of channels, creating a dozen islands and sand ridges. [170], For centuries, Nantes' economy was linked to the Loire and the Atlantic; the city had France's largest harbour in the 18th century. Although many parts of Brittany experienced significant Breton immigration (loosening ties to Rome), Nantes remained allied with the empire until its collapse in the fifth century. The French Revolution resulted in an economic decline, but Nantes developed robust industries after 1850 (chiefly in shipbuilding and food processing). Under Ayrault's administration, Nantes used its quality of life to attract service firms. One of the world's first horsebus transit systems was developed in the city in 1826. [198] Although many of the 18th-century buildings have a neoclassical design, they are adorned with sculpted rococo faces and balconies. [92], The Loire is about 1,000 kilometres (620 miles) long and its estuary, beginning in Nantes, is 60 kilometres (37 miles) in length. 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[17], The Namnete root of the city's name was introduced at the end of the Roman period, when it became known as Portus Namnetum "port of the Namnetes"[18] and civitas Namnetum "city of the Namnetes". Phone: +34-94 631 5000. Its programme has a main theme (past themes have included exile, nature, Russia and Frédéric Chopin), mixing classics with lesser-known and -performed works. It is primarily a student neighbourhood, with many bars and small shops. 624 likes. [76] Nantes saw other large strikes and demonstrations during the May 1968 events, when marches drew about 20,000 people into the streets. It passes through the western end of the old town, forming a series of cliffs above the quays. [235] Local vegetables and fish are widely available in the city's eighteen markets, including the Talensac covered market (Nantes' largest and best-known). [115] The northern outskirts of the city, along the Erdre, include the main campus of the University of Nantes and other institutes of higher education. 12, avenue Henri Becquerel – 33700 Mérignac. [114], The 4.6-square-kilometre (1.8 sq mi) Isle of Nantes is divided between former shipyards on the west, an old faubourg in its centre and modern housing estates on the east. Because of its sturdiness, granite was often used for foundations. [175], The city has one of the best-performing economies in France, producing €55 billion annually; €29 billion returns to the local economy. [247] In addition to TGV trains, the city is connected by Intercités trains to Rennes, Vannes, Quimper, Tours, Orléans, La Rochelle and Bordeaux. Army. Tear gas is frequently deployed during protests. Most were rebuilt in Gothic Revival style, including the city's two basilicas: Saint-Nicolas and Saint-Donatien. [26] After about 1,000 years of trading, local industry appeared around 900 BC; remnants of smithies dated to the eighth and seventh centuries BC have been found in the city. [45][46] The reign of Francis II saw many improvements to a city in dire need of repair after the wars of succession and a series of storms and fires between 1387 and 1415. Capgemini (management consulting), SNCF (rail) and Bouygues Telecom opened large offices in the city, followed by smaller companies. [187], Nantes' cityscape is primarily recent, with more buildings built during the 20th century than in any other era. [249], Nantes Atlantique Airport in Bouguenais, 8 kilometres (5.0 miles) south-east of the city centre, serves about 80 destinations in Europe (primarily in France, Spain, Italy, the United Kingdom and Greece) and connects airports in Africa, the Caribbean and Canada. [70], At the beginning of the 20th century, the river channels flowing through Nantes were increasingly perceived as hampering the city's comfort and economic development. These two rivers initially provided natural links with the hinterland. It has a large collection of exotic plants, including a 200-year-old Magnolia grandiflora and the national collection of camellia. or. Published on 14.07.2020 Nouvelair Tunisie updates planned UK scheduled service launch. [171], Nantes experienced deindustrialisation after port activity in Saint-Nazaire largely ceased, culminating in the 1987 closure of the shipyards. [167], The city is part of the territory of the langues d'oïl, a dialect continuum which stretches across northern France and includes standard French. The network serves Rouen, Le Havre, Rennes, La Rochelle and Bordeaux. They facilitated crossing the river, contributing to the city's growth. Neither is yet connected to the existing tram network, and resemble small suburban trains more than tram-trains. However, in 1985 Nantes was the first city in France to reintroduce trams. The path and surrounding 1.73-acre park lead to the under-the-docks part of the memorial which opens with a staircase, leading visitors underground closer to the water level of the river, which can be seen through the gaps between the support pillars. [191] The Saint-Étienne chapel, in the Saint-Donatien cemetery outside the city centre, dates to 510 and was originally part of a Roman necropolis. shipping: + $1.02 shipping . During the second half of the 20th century, Nantes expanded south into the communes of Rezé, Vertou and Saint-Sébastien-sur-Loire (across the Loire but near the city centre) and north-bank communes including Saint-Herblain, Orvault and Sainte-Luce-sur-Loire. [176] Nantes has over 25,000 businesses with 167,000 jobs,[177] and its metropolitan area has 42,000 firms and 328,000 jobs. Items include paintings, sculptures, photographs, maps and furniture displayed to illustrate major points of Nantes history such as the Atlantic slave trade, industrialisation and the Second World War. Claimed. Message. [117] Other large parks include the Parc de Procé, Parc du Grand Blottereau and Parc de la Gaudinière, the former gardens of country houses built outside the old town. Free returns. at. [188] The city has 127 buildings listed as monuments historiques, the 19th-ranked French city. 44015 Nantes. Some works of art are permanent, and others are used for a summer. [88] The tidal range can reach 6 metres (20 feet) in Nantes, larger than at the mouth of the estuary. [116], The city adopted an ecological framework in 2007 to reduce greenhouse gases and promote energy transition. BORDEAUX. [111], Nantes has 100 public parks, gardens and squares covering 218 hectares (540 acres). Screen Reader users press enter to select a Type of communication. It includes a Turkish bath, restaurant and bookshop and hosts art exhibits, drama, music and dance performances. [235], Beurre blanc is Nantes' most-famous local specialty. Since its formation in 1943, the club has won eight Championnat titles and three Coupes de France. [60] From October 1793 to February 1794, deputy Jean-Baptiste Carrier presided over a revolutionary tribunal notorious for cruelty and ruthlessness. [17] Like other cities in the region (including Paris), its name was replaced during the fourth century with a Gaulish one; Lutetia became Paris (city of the Parisii), and Darioritum became Vannes (city of the Veneti). The majority (60.8 percent) were 25 to 54 years old. [157] Although industry is less significant than it was before the 1970s, Nantes is France's second-largest centre for aeronautics. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. more, "Gaspacho de légumes frais et son espuma basilic". [39], Feudalism took hold in France during the 10th and 11th centuries, and Nantes was the seat of a county founded in the ninth century. [159] In 1500, the city had a population of around 14,000. [120] It originated in 1410, when John V, Duke of Brittany created the Burghers' Council. [98] The end of the ridge, the Butte Sainte-Anne, is a natural landmark 38 metres (125 feet) above sea level; its foothills are at an elevation of 15 metres (49 feet). France postcard - Sainte-Adresse - Vue prise du Boulevard Felix-Faure (A126) $2.72. Best known is FC Nantes, which is a member of Ligue 1 for the 2018–19 season. Get breaking news, photos, and video of your favorite WWE Superstars. [260] The city publishes a free monthly magazine, Nantes Passion, and five other free magazines for specific areas: Couleur locale (Les Dervallières), Ecrit de Bellevue, Malakocktail (Malakoff) Mosaïques (Nantes-Nord) and Zest for the eastern neighbourhoods. [237], Local fishing ports such as La Turballe and Le Croisic mainly offer shrimp and sardines, and eels, lampreys, zander and northern pike are caught in the Loire. [27], Its history from the seventh century to the Roman conquest in the first century BC is poorly documented, and there is no evidence of a city in the area before the reign of Tiberius in the first century AD. T. +33 2 49 53 10 00. [182], In 2014, 74.6 percent of the city's businesses were involved in trade, transport and services; 16.2 percent in administration, education and health; 5.4 percent in construction, and 3.7 percent in industry. The Erdre flows into the Loire from its north bank, and the Sèvre Nantaise flows into the Loire from its south bank. Create New Account. Phone: +33 272 74 00 93. La Fabrique, a cultural entity managed by the city, has three sites which include music studios and concert venues. The city's 18th-century heritage is also reflected in the hôtels particuliers and other private buildings for the wealthy, such as the Cours Cambronne (inspired by Georgian terraces). [98] Elevations in Nantes are generally higher in the western neighbourhoods on the Sillon, reaching 52 metres (171 feet) in the north-west. The Drownings at Nantes were intended to kill large numbers of people simultaneously, and Carrier called the Loire "the national bathtub". Pays de la Loire officials favour a union of Brittany with the Pays de la Loire, but Breton politicians oppose the incorporation of their region into a Greater West region. Nantes was identified during classical antiquity as a port on the Loire. 4 rue Jeanne d'Arc (4,922.45 mi) Nantes, France, 44000. The painting was bought by the city in 1994, and is on exhibit at the Historical Museum in the castle. See on map Orléans Application Services France 12, rue Emile Zola 45 000 … France postcard - Menton - Le Port et la Frontiere - LL No. Deindustrialisation in the second half of the 20th century spurred the city to adopt a service economy. South of Nantes, the road corresponds to the A83 motorway; north of the city (towards Rennes) it is the RN137, a free highway. Amaris Consulting is an independent technology consulting firm providing guidance and solutions to businesses. The Man who Proved the Earth Rotates", "Le gouvernement repousse l'évacuation de la ZAD de Notre-Dame-des-Landes", "Résultats d'activité des aéroports français 2014", "Schéma directeur de l'urbanisme commercial de Nantes Métropole", "Sur les traces de Mr. Turner, amoureux de la Loire", "Transport fluvial : le Navibus a 10 ans ! [221] Permanent sculptures include Daniel Buren's Anneaux (a series of 18 rings along the Loire reminiscent of Atlantic slave trade shackles) and works by François Morellet and Dan Graham. Spanish, Portuguese and Italian communities were mentioned during the 16th century, and an Irish Jacobite community appeared a century later. Institutions and facilities (such as its airport) were re-branded as "Nantes Atlantique" to highlight this proximity. It is Nantes' most-expensive area, with wide avenues, squares and hôtels particuliers. Dotée d'un parc immobilier de 13 sites représentant environ 15 000 m², la Samoa propose une gamme de typologies qui permet de faciliter l'installation d’acteurs culturels et d’entreprises créatives sur l'île de Nantes. Under Charlemagne in the eighth century the town was the capital of the Breton March, a buffer zone protecting the Carolingian Empire from Breton invasion. The new region was called Pays de la Loire ("Loire Countries") although it does not include most of the Loire Valley. [179] The shopping centres threaten independent shops in central Nantes, but it remains the region's largest retail area [180] with about 2,000 shops. Audencia, a private management school, is ranked as one of the world's best by the Financial Times and The Economist. Since then, the city has supported its six bilingual schools and introduced bilingual signage. Nantes is where one of these ridges, the Sillon de Bretagne, meets the Loire. With Saint-Nazaire, a seaport on the Loire estuary, Nantes forms one of the main north-western French … [246], Nantes' central railway station is connected by TGV trains to Paris, Lille, Lyon, Marseille and Strasbourg. [195] The Psallette, built next to the cathedral about 1500, is a late-Gothic mansion. Spain. Forgot account? Nantes is home to France Bleu Loire-Océan, the local station of the Radio France public network, and several private local stations: Alternantes, dedicated to cultural diversity and tolerance; Euradionantes, a local- and European-news station; Fidélité, a Christian station; Hit West and SUN Radio, two music stations; Prun, dedicated to students, and Radio Atlantis (focused on the local economy). [60], The French Revolution was disastrous for the local economy. Presse-Océan, based in Nantes, covers Loire-Atlantique. The neighbourhood committees, existing primarily to facilitate dialogue between citizens and the local government, meet twice a year. [169] Nantes signed the charter of the Public Office for the Breton Language in 2013. [158] Nantes' population increased to 25,000 in 1600 and to 80,000 in 1793. 11 rue d Erlon Angle Rue d’Erlon, 44000, Nantes France +33 2 28 44 56 37 Website Menu. [50], Coastal navigation and the export of locally produced goods (salt, wine and fabrics) dominated the local economy around 1600. [19] Nantes' name continued to evolve, becoming Nanetiæ and Namnetis during the fifth century and Nantes after the sixth, via syncope (suppression of the middle syllable). Thank you for your interest in Capgemini. Bordeaux, the other major metropolis of western France, is 274 kilometres (170 miles) south. [52] In 1664 Nantes was France's eighth-largest port, and it was the largest by 1700. 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