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Saint-Nazaire in second place among agglomerations of less than 250,000 inhabitants according to Le Point's ranking

Saint-Nazaire in second place among agglomerations of less than 250,000 inhabitants according to Le Point's ranking

6 - 23/06/2019
Thanks to the ranking "France's Top 70 Most Attractive Cities", those seeking a change of lifestyle can move to promising regions and dynamic cities: Saint-Nazaire is on the bridge, says Le Point! Bye bye Paris, hello province! Those seeking change are ever more numerous. Paris metro area inhabitants are seeking...
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A Sherman tank decorated by Jef Aérosol will be exposed in July 2019 in front of the Caen Memorial

A Sherman tank decorated by Jef Aérosol will be exposed in July 2019 in front of the Caen Memorial

4 - 08/06/2019
As part of the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings and the Battle of Normandy, a Sherman tank decorated by the street-artist Jef Aérosol, becomes a work of art in tribute to the victims of war. Made available by the Ministry of the Armies, this old armored vehicle bore the stigmata of the battles with its bullet holes...
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World War II veteran Jim Radford makes a buzz on the Amazon platform with his folk ballad "The Shores of Normandy"

World War II veteran Jim Radford makes a buzz on the Amazon platform with his folk ballad "The Shores of Normandy"

4 - 04/06/2019
Nothing to do with "The Ballade de Jim" by French singer Alain Souchon. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the ballad of singer Jim Radford, British folk composer, is a tidal wave on the Internet.     "You who enter, leave all hope" He is 90 today but his memory is intact and...
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D-1: from June 5th to 6th, D-Day celebrations will set Calvados abuzz

D-1: from June 5th to 6th, D-Day celebrations will set Calvados abuzz

4 - 03/06/2019
Commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day are imminent and the entire Normandy region is on the bridge to celebrate this duty of remembrance. The city of Caen is at the heart of the peace arrangements with the arrival on 5 June 2019 of Emmanuel Macron.   Highlights of the memorial marathon Everything starts on...
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From May 25 to September 1, 2019, Cherbourg celebrates the American designer Jack Kirby for its 9th biennale of the 9th art

From May 25 to September 1, 2019, Cherbourg celebrates the American designer Jack Kirby for its 9th biennale of the 9th art

1 - 01/06/2019
Cherbourg, eternal ingenue in the pastel hues of the film "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg? Yes, but the city also has testosterone-inspired cravings bearing the colors of the American flag. The Museum of Fine Arts of Normandy Thomas Henry in Cherbourg renders a powerful tribute to the "King of Comics," Jack Kirby, in its...
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The Museum of Fine Arts of Troyes welcomes Mona Lisa

The Museum of Fine Arts of Troyes welcomes Mona Lisa

5 - 31/05/2019
Since March 15, 2019, the people of Troyes can once again bump into each other at the Museum of Fine Arts as they admire 300 works that contribute to the notoriety and the pride of the city. Among them, a jewel of the sixteenth century: a copy of Mona Lisa beckons to visitors. No need to go to Paris to queue in front of the pyramid...
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Smart Living opens in Saint-Nazaire

Smart Living opens in Saint-Nazaire

6 - 28/05/2019
The group of Smart-Appart residential hotels innovates and opens a new establishment in Saint-Nazaire: Smart Living, the concept that combines savings and social interaction. Smart Living: social interaction and privacy   Innovative and previously unheard of in France, Smartliving is inspired by the co-living trend....
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The 2019 edition of the Le Figaro Solitaire Urgo will leave on June 2, 2019 from Nantes

The 2019 edition of the Le Figaro Solitaire Urgo will leave on June 2, 2019 from Nantes

6 - 23/05/2019
The solo stage race is ramping up to launch and the fleet of sailboats will arrive as of May 27 at quai de la Fosse in Nantes. For a week, an occasion for all to admire these exceptional boats that will leave June 2 under the bridge of Saint-Nazaire.   An exceptional lineup This is the first time the city of Nantes...
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Saint-Nazaire celebrates its D-Day

Saint-Nazaire celebrates its D-Day

6 - 22/05/2019
On June 6, 2019, the D-Day celebrations are an opportunity to highlight the late liberation of the city. The "empochés" of Saint-Nazaire, trapped in an encircled "pocket" of land still under German control, had to bide their time! It was not until May 11, 1945 that Saint-Nazaire was finally freed. "The...
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Norman Rockwell is the very special guest of the Caen Memorial from June 4th to October 27th, 2019

Norman Rockwell is the very special guest of the Caen Memorial from June 4th to October 27th, 2019

4 - 22/05/2019
As part of the festivities for the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Caen goes all out for a great European premiere. As part of "Rockwell, Roosevelt & The Four Freedoms", 50 works by the famous American painter Norman Rockwell will be part of the Memorial   A large-scale cultural cooperation The memorial has...
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