The fifth edition of the Early Music Festival :

“The Polyfolies of the Recorder and its Universe”

From September 29 to October 1, 2023 in Saint-Stanislas 44000 NANTES (France)

1867 Cavaillé-Coll organ, in Saint-Stanislas High School Chapel, in Nantes

The entrance to the exhibition, concerts, lectures, workshops and coffee-shop is located impasse Saint-Stanislas 44000 NANTES

Cheap  menus will be served at lunchtime in the Restaurant and hot and cold drinks and snacks will be available all day during the Festival, in a coffee-shop into the exhibition hall.


Several restaurants are open in Nantes at weekends and there is a convenience store and a good bakery – open from Monday to Saturday – close by, next to the charming Erdre river.

The concerts are performed in Saint-Stanislas High School Chapel and the exhibition takes place in the main building. Lectures are given in this building next to the Saint-Stanislas chapel.



 Good news : transportations is free during the weekend ! 

If you come by CAR, you may park on a « parking-relais » outside Nantes and then travel by bus or streetcar

You may also park in the city center, close to Saint Stanislas High School

Saint Stanislas High school can be easily reached by TRAIN. From the station, « Gare Sud »  , you can take Chronobus 2 to Le Cardo and stop at Saint Stanislas, 200 meters from the High School.

If you FLY , you can take the Shuttle  to the city centre and stop at «Commerce ». Then, you may take Tram 2 to Orvault Grand Val and stop at Saint Mihiel, 200 meters from Saint Stanislas, or Chronobus 2 to Le Cardo and stop at Saint Stanislas, 200 meters from the High School.

Numerous ACCOMMODATION solutions will enable you to spend good nights in Nantes. If you prefer camping, the very nice and comfortable Camping Municipal du Petit Port can be easily reached with Tram 2.

Camping-cars can be parked on the Camping du Petit Port car park.

You may take advantage of your stay in Nantes to visit monuments, enjoy various places and have a look at very pleasant parks. The tourist office will give you useful information.

The 24hrs/36hrs/72hrs PASS  will enable you to visit our beautiful city and use the transport system as much as you want ! Thanks to this Pass, several sites can be accessed free of charge.


As sanitary rules evolve rapidly, the instructions may be updated before the Festival. This article will be updated if necessary.