Lorraine is said to be a transit region, because it is located at a crossroads. A tourist guide on Lorraine will prove that it is also good to stay there. The scene of many battles, the object of discord and covetousness, Lorraine, on the border between three countries, is a splendid region and a special place in France. For many Lorraine residents, the attractive capital is called Luxembourg. And all architecture lovers will tell you: Metz is a German city.

Then all you have to do is travel a few kilometres from this region to escape. There is the magnificent countryside of the Meuse, the plateaus of the Meurthe-et-Moselle and the Vosges mountains. There is Nancy's Art Nouveau and Metz's yellow cathedral. There are the great lakes of Gerardmer, Longe-Mer, Returns-Mer, Pierre-Percée, our beaches between the mountains. There is our food, obviously turned towards delicatessen, our pâtés and potées of course, but also our macaroons, our madeleines, our mirabelle plum... As for the famous quiche that travels the world, we are still looking for the Lorrain who will claim authorship. And everywhere, this gently smiling tranquility that will welcome you at the bend of the path.

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When to go to en Lorraine?

When to go to Lorraine? In summer and winter, you can enjoy the Vosges and the surrounding nature. In winter with downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, sledging, snowshoeing, and in summer with hiking, mountain biking, paragliding. Or simply all year round in a spa treatment for a relaxing and total rest. Not to mention, at the end of January-early February, the Gerardmer Fantastic Film Festival

Metz and Nancy, for their part, are two superb cities that feature architecture and history and can be visited all year round. If the weather doesn't cool you down, go there between the end of November and the beginning of January: the Christmas atmosphere is magical, as in many cities in eastern France

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Featured articles de Lorraine

36e édition du salon

This autumn, the first major literary fair of the new literary season awaits more than 500 authors who have come to meet the general public under the marquees of the Place de la Carrière, and in the hospitals, schools and prisons of the city of Nancy. In partnership with the "Festival America" in Vincennes, "Le Livre sur la Place" celebrates this year the literature of North American countries with the presence of Quebec writer Dany ...

Week-end inaugural à la Boîte à Musique de Metz.

You are all invited to Metz for the inauguration weekend of the Music Box on the Boulevard d'Alsace from 26th to 28th September. Woodkid, ASP, Dirty Beaches, Omar Souleyman, Nasser, BEATBOX STORY/Cie Les Daltoniens, and Yannick Guégan + Black Adopo = Beatboxers, will be there for three nights of free concerts. Many musical surprises are to be discovered on the Mettis A line, while beatbox workshops and the Chantier d'Images (exhibition) ...

Discover the bike tours en Lorraine