Exciting experiences, powerful sensations… enjoy living and working in the homeland of internationally-renowned events such as 24 Heures du Mans and La Folle Journée…


    • The 24 Hours of Le Mans, one of the most famous sports car races – attracts 700,000 tourists each year. It is now also organized in other countries (Japan, China, and Indonesia).
    • La Folle Journée of Nantes, a classical music festival that welcomes 150,000 visitors each year and is also exported abroad (to Japan, Spain, Canada, Brazil, Poland, and China).
    • The Vendée Globe, the world’s only single-handed non-stop round-the-world race – starts and finishes in Les Sables d’Olonne.


    • Puy du Fou in Vendée, one the best theme park in the world.
    • The Machines de l’Île in Nantes, discover the machine gallery, the great elephant and the marine worlds carousel.

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