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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Meurthe-et-Moselle

Small village of Meurthe-et-Moselle, Haroué takes place in East Grand region, near the city of Nancy.

Populated since Gallo-Roman times, as evidenced by the remains found during excavations, the site of Haroué was once a stronghold under the bailiwick of Nancy. Marquisat the seventeenth century, the village owes its current fame to its castle, which has undergone many changes over time and its many owners.

Quiet and pleasant, the town of Haroué impresses with its rustic appearance and green spaces that surround it. Its architectural heritage, which is worth a look, also brings a certain charm to all and attracts visitors eager to learn more about the history of the village. Its proximity to the most beautiful sights of Meurthe-et-Moselle in definitely make this a perfect holiday in the region.

Geographical information

Latitude48.4683420 (N 48° 28’ 6”)
Longitude6.1773690 (E 6° 10’ 39”)
AltitudeFrom 239m to 314m
Surface area4.14 km²
Population440 inhabitants
Density106 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNancy (33 km, 28 min)
Insee code54252
IntercommunalityCC du Pays du Saintois

Nearest cities & towns

Affracourt1.2 km (3 min)
Vaudeville2.3 km (4 min)
Tantonville3.4 km (4 min)
Crantenoy4 km (5 min)
Ormes-et-Ville4.4 km (7 min)
Vaudigny4.7 km (7 min)
Xirocourt5 km (10 min)
Lemainville5.1 km (6 min)
Quevilloncourt6.6 km (9 min)
Laneuveville-devant-Bayon7 km (8 min)
Lebeuville7.2 km (15 min)
Gerbécourt-et-Haplemont7.2 km (10 min)
Jevoncourt7.2 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

Castle Haroué is the most popular attraction in the village. Built in the first half of the eighteenth century to the Viceroy of Tuscany, it integrates impressively towers and moat of the old original medieval castle. Classified as an historic monument, it has some interesting features, such as 365 windows for the days of the year, 52 chimneys for the weeks, 12 rounds for months and 4 bridges to signify the seasons. One can also admire a beautiful French garden protected as a listed site.

Inside the village Haroué, we find the Church of the Most Holy Trinity of the sixteenth century and enlarged in the eighteenth century, a chapel that once served as an orphanage, or the chapel of Beauvau.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

The food market is held every last Sunday of the month, in the morning.

In April, Haroué offers a farmers market with entertainment, exhibitors, a show or a country meal.

Concerts and other performances are often held in the year Castle Haroué.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Simulator or plane flight
Sports sensations149 € to 190 € Essey-lès-Nancy (25 km)
Relaxation on the lake in a pedalo
Entertainment2 € Contrexéville (37 km)
Well-being massage and alternative medicine
Well-being60 € to 170 € Pouxeux (49 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of Liverdun
HikeEasy2h00Liverdun (32 km)
Villey-Saint-Étienne structures
HikeEasy2h00Villey-Saint-Étienne (33 km)
Around Uzéfaing
HikeEasy3h00Épinal (38 km)
Grands Bois Circuit
HikeEasy4h00Épinal (38 km)
Saint-Laurent Hills
HikeEasy3h00Épinal (38 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals