Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm
with Victoria Peat
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Pour l amour du Fil, Nantes

18 April 2022

7 days from £1,945pp

A celebration of ‘all things textile’, the show Pour L’Amour du Fils is a highlight of our quilting holiday to Nantes with workshops hosted by expert Victoria Peat, and visits to the Cholet textile museum and Muscadet et Sevre wine region.

  • Inspirational hand-stitching workshops with Victoria Peat 
  • Spend a full day at the Pour L’Amour du Fil Show 
  • Explore the historic centre of Nantes on a walking tour  
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Cholet Textile Museum  
  • Travel along the banks of the River Sevre to the picturesque medieval town of Clisson 
  • Enjoy a taste of the local vineyards with a tasting at a local winery 

Crafted for Quilters

Specially designed for quilters, this Stitchtopia quilting holiday is the ideal opportunity to indulge in your favourite hobby and pick up some new crafty tips and tricks. Our talented quilting expert will be on hand throughout the holiday and host inspirational workshops with a beautifully designed project to spark your creativity.

Pour l’amour du Fil Quilt Show, Nantes

Join Victoria on this wonderful Stitchtopia holiday to Nantes for a 6-night stay in the heart of this historical city. Pour l’Amour du Fil, or ‘for the love of threads’, is a fascinating international show for thread-based arts. Patchwork, quilting, sewing, embroidery, home décor and knitting are all represented at the show, attracting some of the world’s best-known experts and visitors from across the Globe. As well as a full day at the show, you can hone your own stitching skills in four half-day workshops hosted by Victoria and discover the best of the local area. We’ll explore the historic centre of Nantes on foot, visit the textile museum in Cholet, and enjoy a full day excursion along the banks of the River Sevre with lunch in the delightful town of Clisson and winetasting at one of the regions wineries.

Your Accommodation

Radisson Blu Hotel, Nantes

Housed in a beautifully renovated neoclassical courthouse, the 4-star Radisson Blu is ideally located for exploring the city. From its setting on Astride-Briand Square a short stroll will take you to Nantes’ most famous attractions. Famous architect Jean-Phillippe Nuel transformed this iconic building into a modern and beautiful hotel. The 142 rooms and suites feature elegant décor and comfortable furnishings. Each of the en-suite guest rooms has free high-speed Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, and a mini-bar.