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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EGLISE XII ET XIV ET CHATEAU XIV ET XII DE NOMENY MONUMENTS CLASSES
Region Val de Lorraine
Close to Pont-à-Mousson

EGLISE XII ET XIV ET CHATEAU XIV ET…

The old town of Nomeny was the property of the bishop of Metz until mid-16th century and was fortified until the 17th century. Built between 1335 and 1365, its ramparts were destroyed on Richelieu's orders. Its Romanesque fortress (11th century)…
LES SOURCES D'HERCULE MUSEUM
Region Lunévillois
Close to Baccarat

LES SOURCES D'HERCULE MUSEUM

Pilgrims would come to the Hercules Sanctuary to bathe in the purifying water from natural springs. In doing so, they would make a wish. If it came true, the pilgrim would present a votive offering. The sanctuary has been carefully reconstructed,…
ABBE GREGOIRE'S MUSEUM
Region Lunévillois
Close to Lunéville

ABBE GREGOIRE'S MUSEUM

The "Abbé Grégoire's Museum" presents the work and biography of this abbot, priest of Emberménil, before, during and after the French Revolution.
CHATEAU DE TICHEMONT
Region Briey
Close to Briey

CHATEAU DE TICHEMONT

Old "fortified house, tower and fortress" of the Duke of Bar. Several times modified and transformed into a pleasure castle, but it retained its fortified place special feature: a moat which encircles the castle, double surrounding walls,…
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 DES AMIS DU VIEUX PAYS
Region Val de Lorraine
Close to Pont-à-Mousson

MUSEE DES AMIS DU VIEUX PAYS

Situated in a partly restored medieval castle, the Scarponne area offers Gallo-Roman relics. Reconstruction of a small Gallo-Roman burial cemetery under tiles – Open every Sunday from March to November (2-6pm) – Guided tours for groups (at…
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
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Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

The museum's collections offer a wide range of European art from the 14th to 21st centuries including paintings (Perugin, Rubens, Boucher, Delacroix, Manet, Modigliani, Picasso...) sculpture (Duchamp-Villon, César...) and graphic arts (Jacques…
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.
 NANCY SCHOOL MUSEUM
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Region Nancy et Couronne
Close to Nancy

NANCY SCHOOL 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…