Latest update: 20/06/2012
A Journey to Nantes
Before being named as French prime minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, as the mayor of Nantes, has been having a strong cultural policy. A Journey to Nantes (Voyage à Nantes) is an art programme staged throughout the city during the summer. Many sculptures and contemporary art installations are set in different parts of the town. Nantes is also famous for its giant puppet theatre company, Royal de Luxe.