Arts and heritage

Here, the 18th century is everywhere. From the Abbaye des Prémontrés to the royal Place Stanislas, the Château des Lumières at Lunéville to the National Stud at Rosières-aux-Salines, and so on. So many exceptional historical sites, classed as UNESCO world heritage sites.

The Ecole de Nancy was founded here, spearhead of the Art Nouveau movement in France. Great artists from Lorraine, Emile Gallé at the forefront, expressed their vision of this decorative art inspired by nature, in architecture, glass and crystal ware, stained-glass windows, metalwork, and even cabinet making

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STREET ART - POINTS DE VUE
Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

STREET ART - POINTS DE VUE

ADN - Art Dans Nancy is an urban street art route that invites visitors to explore the streets and squares of Nancy while encouraging them to discover art. It includes over 30 street art works. From the old town to Place des Vosges, and from…
HOTEL DE VILLE DE NANCY
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Region Nancy et Couronne
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HOTEL DE VILLE DE NANCY

The Town Hall has had its home in Place Stanislas since the 18th century. Its grand façade displaying the coat of arms of Stanislas and the emblem of the city of Nancy runs along a whole side of the former royal square. A stone balustrade runs…
PLAQUE 1477
Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

PLAQUE 1477

The paving stone bearing the date 1477 is a reminder of the battle of Nancy. It marks the site of th ehouse where the body of Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy, was laid when he was killed on 5th january 1477 while attacking Nancy.
EGLISE DES CORDELIERS
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Region Nancy et Couronne
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EGLISE DES CORDELIERS

The Church of the Cordeliers (Eglise de Cordeliers) is named after the Franciscan Order whose members wore a cord around their waist. It was built in the 15th century by order of Duke René II, following the Battle of Nancy of 1477. Lorraine’s…
PALAST OF THE DUKES
Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

PALAST OF THE DUKES

Built in the 16th century following the battle of Nancy, it used to be the residence of the dukes of Lorraine. Abandoned by duke Leopold who moved to Luneville ,in the 18th century, it became the Lorraine museum in 1848. It has a remakable…
BASILICA SAINT-EPVRE
Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

BASILICA SAINT-EPVRE

The basilica was built in the 19th century and has beautiful stained glass and wood panelling, some of which was made in Bavaria. It was richly endowed by Napoleon III, Emperor Franz-Joseph, Ludwig II of Bavaria and Pope Pius... who donated the…
LORRAINE MUSEUM - PALACE OF THE DUKES
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Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

LORRAINE MUSEUM - PALACE OF THE DUKES

This museum in the heart of Nancy Old Town occupies the former Palace of the Dukes of Lorraine and the Franciscan church. It gives an insight into the remarkable artistic and cultural life of the region. Archaeological and mediaeval collections…