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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Region Lunévillois
Close to Baccarat

"MEMORIES OF THE TEXTILE" MUSEUM

At the foot of the mountain in Vosges, with a verdant environment, the Museum "Memories of the Textile" is located into the former textile factory (from 1850 to 1978), that keeps the memory and know-how trail of thousands of employees. The…
CHATEAU DE JAULNY
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Region Val de Lorraine
Close to Pont-à-Mousson

CHATEAU DE JAULNY

Important medieval place of the 11th and 12th centuries (Historical Monuments) dominating the valley of Rupt-de-Mad. You can still admire the 13th-century castle keep, the ramparts and the 15th-century loopholes. Outer walls with square towers.…
ANCIEN CHATEAU DE NOMENY
Region Val de Lorraine
Close to Pont-à-Mousson

ANCIEN CHATEAU DE NOMENY

The old town of Nomeny was the property of the bishops of Metz until the mid-16th century. The fortifications remained until the 17th century. Built between 1335 and 1365, its ramparts were destroyed on Richelieu's orders. Its Romanesque fortress…
THE CASTLE OF HAROUE
Region Terres de Lorraine
Close to Saxon-Sion

THE CASTLE OF HAROUE

This beautiful stately home was built by Germain Boffrand in 1720 for Marc de Beauvau when Lorraine became independent of France. Note the 18th-century tapestries. Talk a stroll in the formal park and the English-style gardens.
BOTANICAL GARDEN JEAN-MARIE PELT
Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

BOTANICAL GARDEN JEAN-MARIE PELT

This living, botanical museum is one of the largest in Europe, with 12,000 unusual and surprising rare and threatened species grown with skill and care in 35-hectare gardens and 2,500 m2 of tropical greenhouses. There's also an unbeatable view of…
LES LOGES DE BLENOD LES TOUL
Region Terres de Lorraine
Close to Toul

LES LOGES DE BLENOD LES TOUL

In the beginning of the 16th century, Hugues des Hazards wanted to thank the villagers for the building of the new church and allowed them to build several small buildings in order to shelter the crops inside the fortified walls. Since the…
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…
FRENCH MUSEUM OF THE BREWERY
Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

FRENCH MUSEUM OF THE BREWERY

All the steps in beer production are explained in the old brewery in Saint-Nicolas-de-Port, a listed Historic Monument. Visitors are shown the brewing room and its gleaming copper tanks, the Moreau room with its two stained-glass windows by…
LUNEVILLE EMBROIDERY
Region Lunévillois
Close to Lunéville

LUNEVILLE EMBROIDERY

A very varied collection of embroidered pieces, both in "Lunéville stitch" and "Beaded embroidery", will bring you back to life this long Lunéville adventure, and will lead you to Haute-Couture, where Lunéville still marks its specialty today:…