Nantes is the biggest city in Brittany. It is located along the Villaine river, 55 km away from the English Channel. Its heritage includes the Couvent des Jacobins, the Saint-Pierre Cathedral, or the Palace of Commerce. The city welcomes 66 000 students every year. It hosts two university, the University of Rennes 1 and 2, but also business schools, such as Rennes Business School, and engineering schools, such as INSA Rennes.Read more >
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