Arts and heritage

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Les musées et 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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CASTLE OF PIERRE PERCEE
Region Lunévillois - Close to Baccarat

CASTLE OF PIERRE PERCEE

The impressive medieval castle is on a summit that is fraught with cliffs made in pink sandstone and dominates the village of Pierre Percée and the downstream part of the lake. Its name Petra Perceia (Pierre Percée) comes from the very deep…
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.…
THE EXHIBITION OF EARTHENWARE IN MAGNIERES
Region Lunévillois - Close to Baccarat

THE EXHIBITION OF EARTHENWARE IN…

The Exhibition of Earthenware in Magnières is the only private museum of Lunévillois country that show, in a pleasant setting, several pieces of earthenware producted in the former factories of Lunéville and the cities around (such as…
CHATEAU DE MONTAIGU
Region Nancy et Couronne - Close to Nancy

CHATEAU DE MONTAIGU

Demeure d’Édouard Salin (1889-1970), ingénieur métallurgiste, archéologue, homme de Lettres, scientifique et collectionneur, qui la légua au Musée Lorrain. Le Château est situé dans l’agréable Parc de Montaigu, en accès libre, à…
MUSEUM AU FIL DU PAPIER
Region Val de Lorraine - Close to Pont-à-Mousson

MUSEUM AU FIL DU PAPIER

A unique collection of objects and furniture made of papier mâché (late 19th - early 20th centuries) including, in particular, the amazing Queen Victoria’s Drawing Room, a number of lithographs (19th century) and books produced in the early…
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…
LORRAINE MUSEUM
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Region Nancy et Couronne - Close to Nancy

LORRAINE MUSEUM

This museum in the heart of Nancy Old Town occupies the former Palace of the Dukes of Lorraine and the Franciscan church. It gives an insight into the remarkable artistic and cultural life of the region. Archaeological and mediaeval collections…