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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Region Terres de Lorraine
Close to Toul

THE SAINT MAURICE CHURCH IN DOMGERMAIN

This fortified church was built in 1735. It seems that the current bell tower actually used to be a watchtower or a keep from the 10th century. It was an assembling place surrounded by walls. An average sized oculus contains a stained-glass…
Region Terres de Lorraine
Close to Saxon-Sion

THE CHURCH IN BATTIGNY

The Romanesque church in Battigny is listed historical monument since 1926. The edifice is famous for its stunning mural paintings recently rediscovered and restored. The church opens to visitors every Saturday in July and August from 3pm to 5pm.
Region Terres de Lorraine
Close to Toul

THE SAINT PIERRE AND SAINT PAUL…

This church was mainly built in the 13th century. The crossing is the oldest part of the building; it offers Romanesque ornaments with large contorted heads.