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Slave trade, slavery and memory

2 reviewsNantes, France

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Experience hosted by Sandrine

2.5 hours
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, French

What you'll do

Large slave port from the end of the 17th to the beginning of the 19th century, Nantes carries with it the traces of this trade in human beings which linked Europe, Africa and America. From the luxury homes of shipowners to the Memorial to the Abolition of Slavery via the Stock Exchange, this visit helps to understand the players and the challenges of the Atlantic slave trade through the example of Nantes .

Available in English

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This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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From $21
/ person
Book for 4 guests, save 5% or more
Sat, Oct 10
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
$21 per person
$21 per person

Meet your host, Sandrine

Host on Airbnb since 2012
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Cultural mediator and guide-lecturer for over 12 years, art historian by training, I am used to accompanying a wide variety of audiences (adults, families, school groups, companies ...) on tours city, monuments or museums, and in creative workshops.
These years of experience, which brought me from Paris to Nantes via Canada, notably allowed me to acquire and share my extensive knowledge about Nantes and its implication in the Atlantic slave trade.

Living in Nantes for 13 years, I have at heart to share the history of my adopted city. My objective ? Create a bond through the discovery of art, heritage and local life, through a friendly exchange in a small group.
Cultural mediator and guide-lecturer for over 12 years, art historian by training, I am used to accompanying a wide variety of audiences (adults, families, school groups, companies ...) on tours city, monuments or museums, and in creative workshops.
These years of experience, which brought me from Paris to Nantes via Canada, notably allowed me to acquire and share my extensive knowledge about Nantes and its implication in the Atlantic slave trade.

Living in Nantes for 13 years, I…
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Where you'll be

This visit will allow us to discover the district which constituted the old port of Nantes, the luxurious residences of the shipowners on the island Feydeau, the Stock Exchange and the Memorial of the Abolition of slavery, unique example of this type of monument in France.

2 reviews

Laurence
August 2020
Experience très enrichissante et captivante. Sandrine est très agréable et nous avons appris beaucoup de choses sur cette période de l histoire nantais.
Cecile
July 2020
guide sympathique , connaissant parfaitement son sujet , sortie sur l'histoire de la traite de l'esclavage à Nantes intéressante ....

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

What to bring

Clothes, umbrella and shoes depending on the weather in Nantes ;-)