Lorraine Holiday Cottages
Borders Alsace to its east, and Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg to its north. It comprises of four departments.
Lorraine is one of France's better kept secrets, it is an area of immense beauty with a very large range of tourist attractions.
Lorraine has a particularly diverse historical, architectural and cultural heritage, with many outstanding buildings, prestigious honors and many treasures to discover. For the lover of nature, there are endless forests, lakes, rivers and mountains to explore , A wonderful location for a country cottage holiday in France,. Some areas are perfect for a sports-based holiday, other areas providing a more leisurely setting. Along with many canals for boating there is a wealth of cycle routes and walks. Wander through villages of half-timbered houses enjoy horse riding in the low, vine covered hills, past castles and lakes. Fishing is excellent in this region, plus hiking and climbing in the Vosges
Stanislas Square; Considered the most beautiful royal square in Europe and high point of Nancy’s outstanding collection of 18th century monuments, on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, the city of Nancy is known all over the world thanks to Place Stanislas.
St Stephens Cathedral-Metz; The Saint-Etienne cathedral in Metz is a Flamboyant Gothic construction built in many stages between 1220 and 1550. It has a unique feature: the two towers that rise from its body are not aligned with the facade but with the 4th row. This cathedral boasts the largest surface of polychromatic stained-glass artwork in the world (with 6 500m²).
World War One Battle of Verdun Memorial Museum ;The Memorial dedicated to the Battle of Verdun in World War I is on the site of one of the villages destroyed during the war. The memorial is a large square building, with various pieces of artillery outside the entrance .
Vosges mountains Hiking, mountain biking, nature, skiing in winter.
Amnéville: Zoological park. This 40 acre zoo is one of the three largest in France in terms of species represented; it is strongly involved in conservation of rare species.
Centre Pompidou Metz. A New museum of modern and contemporary art, a satellite of the famous Paris museum. One of Europe's major museums of modern art, providing extra display space for the Paris collection.
<p>Nancy<br />Nancy is the cultural and artistic capital of Lorraine. It is mostly known as a centre of Art Nouveau and for its exquisite architecture. The Nancy-Saint-Georges Marina is a big attraction and it welcomes nearly 2,000 boats from many different nationalities every year. There are many activities that can be enjoyed along the waters edge including jogging, cycling and enjoying a gentle stroll around the Water Gardens. In addition to the variety of shops the city offers, markets are held on Sundays, where local produce including fruit, vegetables as well as Middle Eastern products can be purchased. <br />Metz; Present-day capital of the Lorraine region, Metz (pronounced ‘mess’) is a dignified city with stately public squares, shaded riverside parks, a large university and a lively, pedestrians-only commercial centre. The Gothic cathedral, with its stunning stained glass, is the most outstanding attraction; the city also has a truly excellent museum of antiquities and art.<br />Epinal ; is a colourful town, although it does not have any compelling sights. The train stations and shops are located on the left side of the river, while the old town is on the right side. The Moselle River flows through the town. Surrounded by forests, Epinal makes a good base to explore the Vosges region.<br />Malbrouk ; right on the border with Germany, this castle owes its name to the duke of Marlborough, who used it as his headquarters in 1705.<br />Bitche; Apart from the citadel, the town itself has some places of interest, including the Porte de Strasbourg, one of the original gateways into the town, the 18th century military hospital, and the Town Hall, also dating from the 18th century.The main church is the Church of Saint Catherine (18th century, rebuilt in the 19th century), best known for its impressive organ.Another highlight in Bitche is a sculpture garden in the town park with some interesting pieces, including one by designer Philippe Starck.</p>
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