The Aux Heures d’Été (Summer Hours) Festival takes place in Nantes (44 Loire Atlantique. Pays de la Loire) 9 July – 16 Aug 2013.
This free festival held in numerous parks and open spaces across the city features music of all kinds, cinema, artists workshops and other attractions transforming the city and the banks of
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1-4 September 2011 sees the Rendezvous de l’Erdre, a Jazz festival along the banks of, and on the river Erdre which runs through the city of Nantes (44, Loire Atlantique, Loire Valley). This combination of Music and nautical pleasures stretches from Nort-sur-Erdre just north of the city to the city centre, where the river Erdre
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Of you are in the Loire Valley for the weekend of 3-4 September 2011, you can explore the vineyards in a different way,
Vignes, Vins et Randos is an organised series of walks throughout the Loire Valley at various locations from the Atlantic Coast through Muscadet, Anjou, Saumur as far east as Touraine:
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There’s a new free map and guide available from InterLoire (the official wine body for the region) to the vineyards of the Loire Valley available to download and in English:-
The light glistening on the river and its tributaries is a wonderful sight. The cellars carved into white limestone, magical châteaux, magnificent gardens, hillsides
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Some of the Loire Valley’s most famous wines are likely to be in short supply and at increased prices in the next 12 months or so, following bad weather which is just one of the perils which winemakers face.
In the Spring the western end of the Loire, where it meets the Atlantic and home
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From 13-18 May 2008 the city of Nantes celebrates its local wine – Muscadet! 80 restaurants, winebars and wine merchants will be offering special menus featuring the local dishes of the region and its wines! With a winemaker available to answer all you questions about these crisp fresh white wines, this promises to be a
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