A day out in Nantes Saturday 25th May
17 participants, the majority of whom made the journey by train, very appreciated initiative!
In the morning, a guided tour in French and English of the Musée des Arts of which Napoléon is the originator.
It brings together more than 900 works from the ancient art of the 13th to the 18th century, then from 19th century with the huge sculpture of Rodin «The Shadows» to the Modern Art located in the new building «The Cube».
The meal was very much appreciated at the nearby restaurant «La Quincaillerie» (Ironmongers) with its lockers and shelves filled with tools
In the afternoon at the Jardin des Plantes, we had a guided tour of the tropical greenhouses, and we had a nice walk in the sun, between the flower beds, the remarkable trees and the lakes before returning to the station, to end a very enjoyable and inspirational day.