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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EGLISE SAINT MEDARD DE BLENOD LES TOUL
Region Terres de Lorraine - Close to Toul

EGLISE SAINT MEDARD DE BLENOD LES TOUL

The church (1506/1512) contains the remarkably sculpted tombstone of Hugues des Hazards, some beautiful stained glass windows and a Dingler organ (1735). Currently under restoration, the Lodges form a unique work of architecture in Europe. One…
THE AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM IN VELAINE EN HAYE
Region Terres de Lorraine - Close to Liverdun

THE AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM IN VELAINE EN HAYE

Thanks to a museography organized both educationally and chronologically, the exhibition shows a hundred of vintage cars covering 2 centuries of car history. Exhibition always renewed. Open all year on Wednesdays, on Saturdays and on Sundays…
 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…
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.
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…
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,…