Arts and heritage

Musées, châteaux

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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MEDIAEVAL FORTRESS OF FROUARD
Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

MEDIAEVAL FORTRESS OF FROUARD

Situated on a spur, the remains of the castle overlook the towns of Frouard and Pompey, with stunning views across the Meurthe and Moselle. Although little remains of the 13th-century castle (round tower and foundation stones) – which was…
MUSEE DU COSTUME MILITAIRE
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Region Val de Lorraine
Close to Pont-à-Mousson

MUSEE DU COSTUME MILITAIRE

It recalls 50 years of military history through period costumes (80 are presented on mannequins). This museum is unique. It is a real historical fresco where French, American and German armies of the first half of the 20th century are…
THE VOUES TURN
Region Lunévillois
Close to Baccarat

THE VOUES TURN

In 1305, King Henry the 1st has resolved to built a turn, called as The Voués Turn (Voués means Defensers), in order to protect the houses of slaves. The access to the Turn was made by a hole pierced in the rampart. This hole is still visible,…
ABBE GREGOIRE'S MUSEUM
Region Lunévillois
Close to Lunéville

ABBE GREGOIRE'S MUSEUM

In the building located to the right of the village church, the Abbot Gregory Museum in Emberménil presents the work of the life of Abbot Gregory, who was parish priest of Emberménil, before, during and after the French Revolution. An…
BACCARAT'S CRISTAL MUSEUM
Region Lunévillois
Close to Baccarat

BACCARAT'S CRISTAL MUSEUM

In the former house of Baccarat's Factory Manager, let's come and see a renovated showroom inside the manufacture ! Designed as a collector home, this Museum is the reflection of the legendary history of Baccarat's firm, excellence symbol. The…
THE FORTIFIED HOUSE IN VILLEY SAINT ETIENNE
Region Terres de Lorraine
Close to Liverdun

THE FORTIFIED HOUSE IN VILLEY SAINT…

This ancient fortified house dates back to the end of the 15th century. It has a wonderful dovecot from 1658, several mullioned windows and three landscaped gardens : • A secret garden: a beautiful flowerbed, a huge rectangle surrounded by high…