Nancy and the surrounding area is a treasure trove of rich architectural heritage in the form of Prémontrés Abbey in Pont-à-Mousson, Toul Cathedral and the basilica of Saint Nicolas-de-Port. The enchanting Saint Nicholas Day festivals with its many associated traditions bring alive the month of December !
Art Nouveau districts and UNESCO status… Nancy is total style ! The romantic Old Town, the historic Ducal Palace, and Stanislaw, Carrière and Alliance Squares, an iconic architectural collection that has been protected with World Heritage Site status for 30 years.
Toul and the pleasures of life ! St. Etienne’s Cathedral and St. Gengoult Collegiate Church form part of Toul’s stunning architectural heritage. The vineyard slopes that produce the renowned Gris de Toul wines frame this Vauban fortified town, situated close to the lushly green Sion Hill and its view over open countryside.
An appointment with King Stanislaw… Lunéville Château, home to Stanislaw Leszczynski, banned King of Poland, testifies to the splendours of 18th century life. The nearby town complements the château perfectly, with its collection of painted earthenware and beautifully crafted needlework.
Taking to the skies in Chambley. You’re spoilt for choice at Chambley, take to the air with hot-air balloons, microlights, aeroplanes, gliders or helicopters. You prefer to keep your feet on the ground? No problem! Take a stroll through Lorraine Regional Nature Park, or have a go at watersports at Madine Lake. There’s also a wildlife observation hide by Lachaussée Pond and heritage visits at Pont-à-Mousson.