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The Sarrebourg Region,
between nature and culture

Between the mountains of the Vosges and landscapes of lakes and ponds, Sarrebourg and its surrounding area invite you on a hike through nature.
The iconic Dabo Rock offers stunning views. Discover the area on foot, by bike or by mountain bike, along the water or on a cultural outing. In Sarrebourg, Cordeliers Chapel features the stained-glass work Peace by the painter Marc Chagall. For relaxing, head to the aquatic paradise at Center Parcs in Hattigny or to the Sainte-Croix Animal Park in Rhodes with its European wildlife.

M. Bricard
M. Bricard
M. Bricard
Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix © M. Bricard

Sainte-Croix Park, up-close with the animals

At the heart of 120 hectares of unspoilt nature, you can closely observe the 1,500 animals in semi-captivity. Watch the wildlife, discover biodiversity from around the world, enter the enclosures, feed the animals: the Sainte-Croix Animal Park in Rhodes guarantees exceptional moments. To prolong a day filled with memories, stay in one of our unique accommodations. After an unforgettable night in an exceptional location, you’ll awaken in the forest, looking out at the animals.


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The Lockkeepers Valley on foot or by bike

Along the former Marne-Rhine canal, the greenway is the perfect route for discovering beautiful landscapes. Between pink sandstone rocks and shady forests, the Lockkeepers trail immerses visitors in the history of waterway navigation.

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Sarrebourg Regional Museum: all you could want in a museum

Spacious, bright and balanced, the setting is perfect for showcasing the different collections: archaeology, 18th century faience and porcelain, ancient and contemporary art, and for the grand finale, the tapestry entitled Peace by Yvette Cauquil-Prince based on the work by Marc Chagall. The piece is a part of the Chagall Trail that leads to the stained-glass windows of Cordeliers Chapel.

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Shiplift of Arzviller, the fluvial feat

On the Marne-Rhine Canal, the Saint-Louis Arzviller shiplift is the only one of its kind in Europe. The operation takes only 4 minutes, compared to day of travelling before. With a slope of 41% and height of 44.55 m, it replaces 17 locks. For a mini cruise, pass by the lift aboard a no-license-required rental boat.

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Abreschviller Forest Train, full steam ahead

"Relive the glory days of one of Europe’s greatest forest railways. Wind along the Red Saar Valley aboard a locomotive from 1906.
The sound of the whistle and the Orient Express style of the train transport both young and old on a journey to the heart of nature, with a bonus visit to the ancient sawmill. "

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Dabo Rock, an exceptional panorama

Formed 200 million years ago, Dabo Rock peaks at 664 m. For the brave souls who reach the summit, there’s a chapel and a stunning 360° view of the Lorraine plateau and the Vosges Mountains of Moselle. Visit the area around Dabo by bike, on horseback or on foot, via roads, trails and marked paths.

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Georges de La Tour Museum, step into the light

The museum in Vic-sur-Seille takes its name from the Lorraine painter born here in 1593. The former mint displays the history of the town and a collection of paintings from the 17th to 20th centuries. “Saint John the Baptist in the Desert”, the masterpiece of the chiaroscuro expert, stands alongside hundreds of canvases from other artists.

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Center Parcs Les Trois Forêts: a change of pace

For a day outing or a nature holiday, head to Center Parcs in Hattigny, with dozens of outdoor activities for the whole family. At Aqua Mundo, enjoy 29 °C water and a run down the slide, surrounded by the sound of laughter. In the evening, relax in one of our comfortable accommodations.



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