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The 12th edition of the International Floralies - Nantes took place from May 8th to 19th, 2019. "If life is nothing more than a passage, let's... Read More

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Since 1956, the International Floralies - Nantes welcomed over 3 million accumulated visitors and over 60 countries has been represented at least...

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Les Floralies

The 12th edition of the International Floralies - Nantes took place from May 8th to 19th, 2019.

"If life is nothing more than a passage, let's at least sow flowers along it.

Montaigne

The International Floralies-Nantes

The international Floralies - Nantes are a prestigious flower exhibition which has been taking place every five years in Nantes since 1956.

Each exhibition attracts over 200 ornamental exhibitors, professionnals or amateurs from the flower and plant industry from France and all over the world. Selected for their professionalism and "know-how", they have a common passion for horticulture, landcape architecture, design and botanics.

Creations and landscape arrangements

Every five years, creation and landscape arrangement meet during 12 days in the exceptionnal surroundings of the "La Beaujoire" park, alongside the"Erdre", the most beautiful river of France according to King François the 1st. Hundreds of thousands of visitors helped the International Floralies - Nantes raised to the first French floral show and among the most prestigious European floral events.

Committee

The Floralies Committee

A non profit organization created in 1943, by a group of volunteers all active in various types of horticultural associations. Organizer of the International Floralies-Nantes, the Floralies Committee work with passion and conviction.

Member of "the International Floralies Association", the main mission of the Floralies Committee is to promote the richness and diversity of the plant world, to contribute to its fame and to put its knowledge to the understanding of everyone. It represents the colors of the French plant, the image of Nantes and its region all around the world.

 

Contact

Comité des Floralies
Hôtel de l'Horticulture
7, quai Henri Barbusse
44000 NANTES - France
Tél : 02 40 14 58 60

Promoting diversity in the plant world

The quality and success of the International Floralies - Nantes have made it a "must-see" in a world famous meeting place.

In order to maintain this prestige, the Floralies Committee works hard on its presence to many national and international events.

  • Hammamatsu (Japan) - From September to November 2009
  • Floralies in Taipei (Taiwan) - From 6 November to 25 April 2011
  • Shanghai - China - "La Tour Lu"
  • Florissimo - Dijon (France) - From 19 to 29 March 2015 - 10th edition
  • Floralies in Ghent (Belgium) - From 12 April to 1 May 2016 
  • Floralies in Bourg-en-Bresse (France) - From 15 to 24 Septembre 2017 - 13th edition
  • Euroflora in Genes (Italy) - From 21 April to 1 May 2018
Contact

Comité des Floralies
Hôtel de l'Horticulture
7, quai Henri Barbusse
44000 NANTES - France
Tél : 02 40 14 58 60

Retrospective

Since 1956, the International Floralies - Nantes welcomed over 3 million accumulated visitors and over 60 countries has been represented at least once at the event.

Every edition of the International Floralies - Nantes has its own special theme. "Flowers to live by" was the one for the 12th International Floralies - Nantes, taking place from May 8th to 19th, 2019.

Les Floralies
Les Floralies 2014

2014 -11th International Floralies - Nantes

Dates : from 8 to 18 May 2014

Theme : "Bouquet of Arts"
Patrons : Gilles Pothier for a Monumental Dinner – Gilles Servat for the Poetic Meeting – Pierre Cornière for the Art Gallery – Marie Claude Pietragalla for the Cities of Dance – Mylène Demongeot for the Big Studios – Alain Baraton for the Garden Art

Les Floralies 2009

2009 -10th International Floralies - Nantes

Dates : from 8 to 19 May 2009
Place : the Exhibition Park of "La Beaujoire"
President : Eugène Boussaud
Inauguration : Hervé Gaymar, Minister of Agriculture
Patrons : the Albert II foundation of Monaco for his programm "let us plat a tree for the Planet" and Maud Fontenoy for her ecologic commitment
Poster : Philippe Lecomte
Theme : "the Power of Flowers"

Les Floralies 2004

2004 - 9th International Floralies - Nantes

Dates : from 7 to 17 May 2004
Place : the Exhibition Park of "La Beaujoire"
President : Eugène Boussaud
Inauguration : Hervé Gaymar, Minister of Agriculture
Patrons : Isabelle Autissier and Laurent Voulzy
Poster : LM Y&R
Theme : Aventure's Flowers

Les Floralies 1999

1999 - 8th International Floralies- Nantes

Dates : from 7 to 17 May 1999
Place : the Exhibition Park of "La Beaujoire"
President : René Lebœuf
Inauguration : Jean Glavany, Minister of Agriculture and fisheries
Patron : Brigitte Fossey
Poster : Jalal Bouanani
Theme : "Symphony of light"

Les Floralies 1994

1994 - 7th International Floralies - Nantes

Dates : from 6 to 17 May 1994
Place : the Exhibition Park of "La Beaujoire"
President : Claude Thoby
Inauguration : Jean Puech, Minister of Agriculture
Poster : Gautreau

Les Floralies 1989

1989 - 6th International Floralies - Nantes

Dates : from 4 to 16 May 1989
Place : the Exhibition Park of "La Beaujoire"
President : Eugène Masson
Inauguration : Louis Jung, President of the European Parliament
Poster : Atelier D4, created by Bernard Villemot
Theme : "Europe in Flowers"

Les Floralies 1984

1984 - 5th International Floralies - Nantes

Dates : from 4 to 16 May 1984
Place : the Exhibition Park of "La Beaujoire"
President : Eugène Masson
Inauguration : Alain Poher, Senate speaker
Poster : Atelier D4

Les Floralies 1977

1977 - 4th International Floralies - Nantes

Dates : from 12 to  23 May 1977
Place : the Exhibition Park of "La Beaujoire"
President : Eugène Masson
Inauguration : Anne-Aymone Giscard d’Estaing, Wife of the President of the Republic
Poster : R. Omnès
Theme : "Flowers in the City"

Les Floralies 1971

1971 : 3rd International Floralies - Nantes

Dates : from 23 April to 6 May 1971
Place : the new Exhibition Park of "La Beaujoire", built for the occasion
President : Joseph Bouyer
Inauguration : Olivier Guichard, Minister of Education
Poster : Georges Mathieu
Theme : "Woman and Flower"

Les Floralies 1963

1963 -2nd International Floralies - Nantes

Dates : from 26 April to 6 May 1963
Place : The Sports Center of Champ de Mars
President : Joseph Bouyer
Inauguration : Edgard Pisani, minister of Agriculture
Poster : Guy Georget

Les Floralies 1956

1956 : 1st International Floralies - Nantes

Dates : from 27 April to 8 May 1956
Place : Sports Center of Champs de Mars
President : Joseph Bouyer
Inauguration : André Dulin, Secretary of State (Agriculture)
Poster : Jean-Adrien Mercier

   News    

Plant sale - Floralies

Liked what you saw at the International Floralies - Nantes? On Monday 20th, from 9.30am to 1pm, take part in the Floralies Plant Sale!

 

Date : May 20th

Time : 9.30 am to 1pm

Place: Parc des Expositions de la Beaujoire (main entrance)

Entrance fee : 5 euros

 

Reminder : bring cash and containers (bags, etc)

Laurent Gounelle book signing at the 12th Floralies

We are happy to announce Laurent Gounelle, French author published all over the world, will be having a book signing on Saturday, May 11th from 1.30pm to 3pm at the very heart of the Floralies.

Head over to this page to discover the text he wrote, inspired by the theme "Flowers to live by" (in French) : https://bit.ly/2SsJGv4

 

Photo : Zoé Gardeur

Countdown is ON! In one year exactly, the 12th edition of the International Floralies - Nantes will open its doors and will be welcoming visitors for 12 days of ornamental and plant-related magic on the them "Flower to live by".

The date is set, see you on May 8th, 2019 !

 

Room rental

Organizing an event: business seminar, meetings, wedding, reunion...? Looking for the right place?

 

The Floralies Committee might have what you need... 

Rooms at the heart of the city center of Nantes, in a nice environment, offering privacy and adaptable to your needs.

All year long, the Floralies Committee offers room rentals…

The Floralies premises include :

  • 3 modular rental rooms
  • Several options offered (kitchen, cleaning,...)
  • Possibility to rent until 2AM
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private parking
  • Out of sight from the streets
  • Private backyard
  • Facing the "'Île de Versailles", alongside the Erdre river

Whether you are an inidividual, a company or an association...

Don't wait any longer ! You have an event to organize, we have rooms to welcome you in.

Rent request

Find our offers on the Salons des
Floralies website
or on "ABC Salles".

 

 

 

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Hôtel de l'Horticulture
7, Quai Henri Barbusse
44000 NANTES - France

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