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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MUSEUM AQUARIUM
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Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

MUSEUM AQUARIUM

A wonderful place to visit with or without children: an impressive collection of preserved creatures which take some surprising forms! The aquarium has a fun, yet scientific approach to educting visitors in French, English and German)
CHATEAU DE FLEVILLE
Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

CHATEAU DE FLEVILLE

Only ten minutes from Nancy is a masterpiece of the French Renaissance, backing onto a large feudal keep (1320) and containing gems such as the Chamber of the Coatsof- Arms of the Dukes of Lorraine, Stanislaw’s Bedchamber and a suite of rooms…
THE CASTLE OF LUNEVILLE
Region Lunévillois
Close to Lunéville

THE CASTLE OF LUNEVILLE

Lorraine, a sovereign state for almost ten centuries, can boast one of the largest castles in France, a superb example of French classicism, nicknamed "Le Versailles de Lorraine". Heir to a long lineage, Duke Leopold (1679-1729) raised…
CHATEAU DE MONCEL
Region Briey
Close to Briey

CHATEAU DE MONCEL

12th-century old castle with drawbridge and moat, it became in the 19th a large four-angled mansion, with a slate roof divided in 4 sections, Lorraine-style. Around 1905, the wings were extended and transformed into an elegant residence. The city…
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,…
THE VRONCOURT FARMING MUSEUM
Region Terres de Lorraine
Close to Saxon-Sion

THE VRONCOURT FARMING MUSEUM

This museum is located in an old farm at the foot of the Hill of Sion and represents one century of life in a rural environment. Over more than 1400m², you will discover: • An important collection of old tractors • Several machines used by…