Savour an evening picnic on the edge of the lake with quality local products (like Côtes de Meuse wine, ‘fuseau lorrain’ sausage and Commercy madeleines) while enjoying a beautiful sunset, with a view of Montsec Hill as a bonus. Feast your eyes on the festival of colours and the dance of the birds: pure bliss!
Saint-Martin Church in Sillegny, with its remarkable frescoes, is known as the Sixtine of the Seille. In excellent condition, the frescoes were painted between 1460 and 1540. The fortified church was built in the 15th century and is open for guided tours on the second Sunday of every month.
Climb to the platform of the bell tower of Saint-Étienne Cathedral in Toul, 50 m above ground. After the guided tour of the south tower, and under the watchful eye of the gargoyles, savour local products alongside your fellow adventurers. And to top it off, bask in stunning views of the city’s rooftops.
Discover the town in a different way! Nancy’s greeters invite you discover their city along a unique walk. Nancy by night, urban discovery, a cycling tour, Nancy from above or the Art Nouveau quarter. These passionate local volunteers share their favourite spots.
The famous Betjeman & Barton company, tea merchants in Paris since 1919, have created a tea in honour of their shop in Nancy. A sencha green tea from China enhanced with essential oils: poppy, mirabelle plum, macaron and bergamot orange. A delight for the taste buds! The tea is available at the shop in Nancy where you can also enjoy a tasting.
Boulay macarons have been delighting taste buds since 1854 and are still today shaped using a silver spoon. A moist and light texture with a fine, sweet taste and a delicate aroma of freshly shelled almonds. Can’t make it to Boulay? Have them delivered! The company ships around the world.
Looking for surprises and something to satisfy your curious mind? Head out to discover Metz or Nancy on a mysterious escape created especially for you. Local events, artist workshops or personalised gifts that reflect your tastes. Curionomie will take care of everything and deliver an exceptionally unique experience!
Hidden in a beautiful private mansion of the Renaissance period in the heart of Pont-à-Mousson are unexpected treasures: papers. The collection of papier-mâché objects made here between 1870 and 1945 is unique in France. From a powder compact to a sofa, discover skilfully decorated and lacquered objects often inspired by the Far East.
Here, everyone is crazy about mirabelle plums! The jewel of Lorraine, this little golden fruit is cele-brated every August in Metz with 15 days of festivities: balls, parades, shows, markets and the election of the Mirabelle Queen! Head to the Mirabelle Village on Place d’Armes to taste a delicious tart. Simply divine!
At 1363 m, the Hohneck is Lorraine’s highest peak, with stunning panoramic views of the Vosges Mountains, the Rhine Plain and even the Swiss Alps on a clear day. For a dazzling show, watch the sunrise from the summit. And for lunch, there’s nothing quite like an authentic marcaire meal in a farmhouse inn.