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The organisation Chercheurs Étrangers à Nantes (Foreign Researchers in Nantes)

With the EURAXESS Services Centre label given by the European Commission, the organisation Chercheurs Étrangers à Nantes provides free and personalised assistance to international researchers (PhD students, postdocs, professors, researchers) and their families settling in Nantes – Saint-Nazaire area and whose host institution is a member of the organisation.

To benefit from our services, register with ALFRED !

ALFRED is the date base from the EURAXESS France network for foreign researchers in France. Please register so that we get your information and help you to our best. The data is confidential and only accessible by your relevant EURAXESS Services Centre.

Intercultural programme

The Agenda Interculturel is a programme of events prepared by our organisation : cultural outings and social opportunities. Come and meet other foreign researchers living in Nantes !

Nantes Guided Tour

Saturday, November 4th and Saturday, November 25th, from 2 to 4 pm

Two dates possible to enjoy a 2-hour guided tour by a professional guide in English.
Discover Nantes’ history following the steps of our guide walking by the main monuments of Nantes and recent artistic creations, from the castle to the cathedrale, passage Pommeraye, place Bouffay, Ile Feydeau, or Cours Cambronne… Travel through several centuries of our town’s past to present.

8€ per person for one visit – Registration online mandatory – Check your emails for registration instructions or contact us.

Erdre cruise

Saturday, October 7th from 3 pm to 5:15 pm

Boat cruise on the Erdre river to get to know its wonderful twists and turns, especially the many castles.
The boat is covered. Some seats outside depending on the boat used by the company. The river is very quiet, no splashing or waves to expect. Comments in English, German, Spanish available using the free phone app Baludik.

Registration online mandatory. Check registration details in your email.

Family members welcome.

9.50€ per person

Daytrip in Clisson and its vineyards

Saturday, October 21st, from 8.45 am to 5.30 pm

A day out in the vineyards: enjoy the charming town of Clisson and its river surroundings. In the morning, guided tour in English of Clisson. Lunch at your own expenses, and in the afternoon, visit of a winemaker and winetasting of his production at the Domaine de l’Epinay.

20€ per person (includes bus trip, visits but does not lunch)

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