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61 just passed, the circle of friends all kinds of text pictures of the baby, often filled with moved, the smiling face waves of children, are full of happiness and happiness, also adorable changed the hearts of parents. If time is like a microcosm, those years we also step by step from childhood to grow up, married, married, children, or even entered the age of not even, happy or unhappy childhood memories, in this season will always come to mind. However, in the noisy world, in trivial daily life, in the red world, as a wife and mother, more often the heart will become softer, more emotional, but also more real.
Every child is an angel, love children regardless of age, regardless of nationality. Before coming to nantes, I was told that this is a very suitable place for families and children to visit. Nantes is the largest city in western France and the sixth largest city in France. Capital of gion Pays DE La Loire, a city full of creativity and imagination. It boasts the world’s most creative mechanical paradise, giant water-spraying elephants, three layers of different shapes of carousel, perfect place for all ages to find the world of innocence. Time magazine named nantes as the most livable city in Europe in 2004, and nantes won the European commission’s “European green capital award” ~
One not to be missed: nantes classical architecture
The confluence of the river nantes and the river ait, 56 km from the Atlantic coast, about 380 km southwest of Paris.
One of the most changed cities of the 20th century in the French republic.
The old city of nantes is full of medieval buildings, from opera houses to churches, hundreds of years old, and visitors from all walks of life.
Here, it can be leisurely stop-and-go, flocks of pigeons from time to time around your feet, or stay somewhere.
Can not miss two: xiaozi style street
First time in Nantes, the sun is shining.
Interesting door signs and designs can be seen everywhere in the street.
Don’t miss # 3: the pomerhaye corridor
Built along the terrain, the pomerhaye corridor is an ancient building that combines neoclassical style with luxurious decoration and is often used as a location for film shooting. It connects several blocks of high and low, with the addition of many luxury brands, making it the place where nantes embodies the perfect combination of classical and modern.
Must-see: La Cigale cicada restaurant
nantes belongs to the typical temperate maritime climate, warm and humid all year round, the climate is very pleasant. Don’t miss the famous restaurant La Cigale in nantes, named after the well-known French fable “cicada and ant”, which is said to be one of the most beautiful restaurants in France. The luxuriant decoration of art nouveau movement style not only remains intact, but also hides patterns of cicadas in mosaics and oil paintings hundreds of years ago. Even toilets are distinguished by cicadas. Here, you can drink a cup, or taste a variety of local food and delicious seafood.
Don’t miss # 5: nantes castle
Brittany castle, also known as nantes castle. Mention the castle and you have to think back to that tragic medieval princess Anna. Brittany. At the end of the 15th century, Anna, who was only 12 years old, inherited the duchy of Brittany and married France. She married king Charles viii of France. After the death of Charles, in order to ensure that Brittany would always belong to France, Louis xii asked Anne to remarry him.
Of the more than 300 castles scattered over the Loire Valley, nantes was not a huge one, but it was built by Anna’s father, grand duke francois ii of Brittany, to defend himself against French invasion and was the last before the Loire river flowed into the Atlantic ocean. Standing in front of Anna’s statue or walking up the city wall, you can feel the joy and sorrow in Anna’s heart.
On one side of the courtyard is a 15th-century duke’s mansion, built of limestone in Renaissance style. They are bright white in color, elegant in curve and carved in detail, in contrast to the rugged style of the outer wall. The castle has been listed as a historic building and has been fully restored.
Don’t miss # 6: nantes mechanical island paradise
nantes was once France’s most famous shipbuilding industry base, in 1987, the shipyard closed down. For these industrial heritages that are more than 100 years old, talented designers have come up with innovative innovations, in which workers create a range of mobile robot animals, sea creatures, insects and birds, and even elephants, using techniques of wood, iron and leather used to make ships.
Nantes is also the home of science fiction writer Jules verne, whose works have been translated into more foreign languages than any other French novelist. Many of verne’s ideas became reality, including the mechanical island carousel, which was inspired by verne’s work.
you must think, as I thought before, that these carousels are only for children? NO NO NO, this is just my initial imagination. If you can’t believe it, you can’t believe that these bizarre creatures are made of wood and metal, and not only children but also many adults and even elderly people are sitting on them. The carousel of 3 different modelling, have the bottom biology such as spider, pterodactyl, squid, crab, shell, the person of different age layer, that child heart is not changed imperceptible reveal here.
Don’t doubt your eyes, this 12-metre-tall, 8-metre-wide, 50-ton elephant can howl, move, and squirt water with its trunk. There are a lot of strange animals on the mechanical island, and without exception, the giant elephant that can only walk and bark is also a mechanical work, and people can enjoy themselves on the elephant.
More tips for a trip to nantes:
1 best time to visit: march to October, July and August nantes will hold modern art, will invite various artists to use public places to dress up the city.
2. Nantes souvenirs: Muscat wine, nantes fruit drop, galande salt, salted butter caramel, nantes cake containing rum wine, wax works, etc.
3 how to get to nantes:
Nantes is not far from the Atlantic ocean, south of Brittany, at the mouth of the Lois river. It is 385 km (3 1/2 hours drive) from Paris, 100 km (1 hour drive) from rennes, 190 km (2 hours drive) from mont saint-michel and 345 km (3 hours 10 minutes drive) from bordeaux.
2) by train
Just over two hours from the heart of Paris (montparnasse station) to the centre of nantes by the high-speed TGV. There are 22 flights a day, plus three high-speed trains a day from Paris Charles DE gaulle airport to nantes. To buy French high-speed Rail tickets directly in China, it is best to buy them in advance on Rail Europe’s website, www.raileurope.cn.
3) by plane
NTE is 15 minutes from downtown by airport bus. Many airlines carry nantes to other European cities, including Paris, London, Venice, Barcelona, Madrid, Brussels, Manchester, Munich and so on.
For more information, search Nantes Tours (Nantes.Tourisme) www.nantes-tourisme.com.
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From nantes, our next arrival is: PUY DU FOU
This is a unique world of travel. It has won the “best theme park in the world” and “best theme park in Europe” awards many times.
2016 Trip Advisor tripadvisor traveler’s choice, top of the list of French leisure parks.
During the day, the park staged chariot RACES in the background of the Colosseum, pirates from the first century AD from the vikings, Joan of arc led an army against the British in the 15th century, musketeers led by the famous cardinal richelieu in the 17th century, and large-scale costume performances adapted from historical stories. At night, the Puy du Foy park, a huge lighted stage play, is like flipping through a giant open-air French history textbook.
Puy du Fou has a history of nearly 30 years and is located in Vendé, France. E) the area covers 300 hectares and attracts millions of visitors from all over the world from April to September each year.
Covering an area of more than 300 hectares and covering 15 large villages, Puy du Fou not only offers spectacular performances around historical themes, but also opens up streets with medieval and 18th century charm: cowsheds in medieval villages, waterfalls and small mills on the edge, with traditional music ringing in the ears; There are also live shows that mimic the artisans of the 18th century, with blacksmiths striking iron, carpenters making wooden shoes with knives, and scenes of ordinary people living in the wandai region in antique traditional houses.
Puy du Foy park offers a variety of performances, focusing on Joan of arc, a 16-year-old French hero who fought against British invaders in the 15th-century hundred years’ war.
白天各种表演让人目暇接，晚上你可以在Puy du Foy餐厅享受并满足不同味蕾。
There are five themed hotels in Puy du Foy paradise, including a tent with a Renaissance feel, a once-in-a-lifetime experience in ancient Rome, a medieval merovingian water shack, and a penthouse suite in the style of Le Logis DE Lescure, a typical 18th century building. Personally, I prefer the light and shadow across the stage to experience the middle ages personally, and spend a quiet night under the protection of the fortress walls and the knights of PUYDUFOU.
More tips on Puy du Foy park:
Best time to visit: from April to September every year, the park will be opened, and the rest of the time the park will be renovated.
Admission price: admission to the park + hotel, 54-83 euros per person (2 days and 1 night).
The Emotion pass seats will be charged 12 euros per person, and VIP seats will be reserved for 7 major performances.
3 how to get to Puy du Foy:
The TGV station of angre to Puy du Foy shuttle bus runs three times a day:
— 28 euros per round trip
— 20 euros per person one way
The park is equipped with multi-language interpretation headphones (English, German, Dutch, Spanish and Russian).
For more information, contact the reservation department of the Puy du Foy travel planning center, Tel +33(0)2 51 64 23 23.
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