Fans of fantasy films won’t want to miss this major cinematic event in France. On the programme (day and night): screenings, previews, short films and feature films. Each year a jury of leading figures in cinema judges the films in competition.
Venice in the heart of the Vosges? Hard to believe! But it’s true, and it happens during the carnival in Remiremont.
Thousands of wild daffodils decorate lavish floats, making for one of the most beautiful flowered parades in the east of France! A sight to see every two years.
400 volunteers in period costumes, 80 twentieth century professions, 17 hectares of plains and forests: on Sundays during the month of May, take a journey to the past in the traditional trades village of Azannes!
Image, fantasy, magic and Épinal… In a word “Imaginales”! A festival that brings together fans of fantasy, thrillers, gothic, tales and legends. A not-to-be-missed event for Tolkien fans.
Street theatre, a local food market, crafts, special Saint Paul meals: a wave of excitement rides into Sarreguemines for Saint Paul’s day, the former director of the earthenware for which the city is famous.
Experience the emotion of this spectacular show with 250 actors and 900 costumes, in remembrance of those who experienced the anguish of Verdun.
Concerts, shows, exhibitions and a sound and light show projected on the majestic Saint Étienne Cathedral… Metz celebrates all summer long!
A subtle and off-beat mixture of street theatre, circus performances and music, the festival takes over the upper town of Bar-le-Duc with its companies, troupes and troubadours. Spellbinding.
It’s one of a kind, with its wooden structure and the back of the stage overlooking the valley of the Vosges Mountains. The theatre is famous for its majestic locale as much as for its original plays and performances.
Place Stanislas in Nancy, Saint Étienne Cathedrals in Metz and Toul, the garden fountains of Lunéville Castle… exceptional sound and light shows embellish these historical monuments. Discover them on a long summer evening.
An outstanding classical music festival in the heart of the three great abbeys of the Vosges: Étival, Moyenmoutier and Senones.
Contemporary works take centre stage along trails, in the middle of fields, or among the trees. Every year, six villages in Meuse welcome international mixed-media artists. Works can also be discovered all year long on 45 km of forest trails.
The largest gathering of hot-air balloons in the world, no less! It’s a magical sight to see them all take off together. Take advantage of the event to go for a hot-air balloon ride. A sight to see every two years.
The golden fruit is so delicious that the people of Lorraine needed to give it its own festival! Food markets, concerts, shows, bands… and of course, the election of the Mirabelle Queen.
This jazz and world music festival, created under the auspices of Ray Charles, brings together more than a hundred groups from around the world with diverse influences.
Metz, Sarreguemines, Épinal, Gérardmer, Plombières-les-Bains… The aroma of mulled wine and gingerbread fills the air in the enchanting Christmas markets of these towns.
On December 6th, all of Lorraine joins in the celebrations of Saint Nicholas. Well before Father Christmas, he brings presents and candy to children. In the cities, festivities and extravagant parades are on the program.