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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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,…
ECOVILLAGE DE VILLE SUR YRON
Region Briey
Close to Briey

ECOVILLAGE DE VILLE SUR YRON

It is a typically country village of Lorraine. Walk marked out by markers with information in order to discover traditional architecture of Lorraine houses. A bridge, a mill wheel, a Romanesque church and a wash house will also be part of the…
ART NOUVEAU MUSEUM
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Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

ART NOUVEAU MUSEUM

As the 20th century moved closer, numerous artists in Nancy looked at the design of furniture and objets d’art with a new dynamism - it was their enthusiastic creativity that led to the Nancy School. The collections and atmosphere in the Nancy…
ESPACE TEM
Region Terres de Lorraine
Close to Saxon-Sion

ESPACE TEM

In this cultural and rural farm and its perennial garden, the aim is to show with originality creations of 20 visual artists with a well-known career here in the east.
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…
THE OLD CASTLE OF VAUDEMONT
Region Terres de Lorraine
Close to Saxon-Sion

THE OLD CASTLE OF VAUDEMONT

The impressive ruins of the old keep of the Counts of Vaudémonts’ castle would have played a role in the wars between Austrasia and Neustrie in the era of Brunehaut (568-613). Hiking trail (Barrès-Brunehaut tour) with free access or walking…