Lorquin

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TownLorquinLaneuveville-lès-Lorquin at 2 km (5 min)
Insee code57414Neufmoulins at 2.8 km (3 min)
Postcode57790Hermelange at 2.9 km (5 min)
Latitude48.6688220Landange at 3 km (4 min)
Longitude6.9946740Aspach at 3.4 km (5 min)
AltitudeFrom 260 to 341 metersXouaxange at 3.7 km (8 min)
Surface8.77 km²Fraquelfing at 4.2 km (7 min)
Population1331 inhabitantsNitting at 4.2 km (6 min)
Density151 inhabitants/km²Héming at 4.7 km (6 min)
National labelNiderhoff at 5.1 km (7 min)
Chief townMetz (at 137 km, 85 min)Métairies-Saint-Quirin at 5.1 km (7 min)
DepartmentMoselleHattigny at 5.3 km (6 min)
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TOWN PRESENTATION

  • His story:
  • The origin of Lorquin is unclear. The first written mention in the form of Launarigo back to the year 699. This date appears in the cartulary of the abbey of Wissembourg who owned property.
  • Developed in the 12th century around a Benedictine priory of the abbey of Vosges Senones Lorquin in 1499 became the headquarters of a rival lordships castellany neighboring Sarrebourg and Dabo.
  • At the same time, Haussonville, lords of Turquestein, granted the first franchise to residents of Lorquin and they built the castle Zufall or Hazard. Probably destroyed during the Thirty Years War, it was purchased in 1720 by Marc de Beauvau Craon Prince, to which Leopold had donated the baronies of St. George and Turquestein. Rebuilt in 1785, burned in 1946, all that remains of this building, the gate of the property (on the road Abreschviller) and a rare and curious sundial sandstone, formed a column supporting a dodecahedron inscribed on all sides and reassembled at the College of Saarland Lorquin 2.
  • The town of Lorquin boasts being the birthplace of strong personalities who marked their time:
  • The Generals Empire Charles Nicolas Brice, his brother Joseph and Nicolas Marie Nicolas Christmas Thiry.
  • Jules Nicolas Crevaux, naval doctor, an explorer in South America.
  • Charles Sebastien Marchal, doctor, archaeologist, bequeathed his property to create a hospice at the beginning of the century.

SIGHTSEEING

  • A rare and curious sundial sandstone, formed a column supporting a dodecahedron inscribed on all sides and reassembled at the College of Saarland 2.
  • The Holy Cross Church: This church built in 1749, we noted the high altar of the late 18th century, its composition and decoration can be attributed to the sculptor Dominique sarrebourgeois Labroise.
  • Lorquin retains two chapels:
  • The Chapel of St. Anne, built in 1809, contains a beautiful Baroque altar attributed to Labroise.
  • The Chapel of Our Lady of the Hermits houses a black Madonna, according to tradition led by the Swiss guards of the Duke of Lorraine in the mid-eighteenth to honor Lorquin to their virgin Einsiedeln.
  • Koenig House: Built in the 19th century to the collector, Mr. Koenig, who gave his name.
  • The house Thiaville: 18th century house, formerly located at No. 120 rue du General Leclerc, as evidenced by the street number engraved on the key of the gate, including the double wing has been replaced. Previously paved sidewalk. Mrs. Bertha Thiaville has been the owner.

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Celebration of the lamb every year in summer.
  • Craft.
  • Film Festival Psy.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Animal Park Holy Cross.
  • Center Parcs' Forest Area 3 (5 km).
  • The tourist train Abreschviller.
  • The inclined plane Artzwiller.
  • Extensive trail bike paths, hiking in the Vosges, Moselle.
  • Museum of Sarrebourg, Chapel of the Cordeliers and stained glass by Chagall.

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WEATHER

Saturday 20 December
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Min. 4°C - Max. 6°C
Sunday 21 December
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Min. 3°C - Max. 6°C
Monday 22 December
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Min. 6°C - Max. 8°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Petite Auberge  
8.6
Lorquin
GO TO LORQUIN - Discover the Petite Auberge, located 10 minutes from Lorquin Sarrebourg near Center Parcs ' Domaine des Trois Forêts. You will not regret visiting. A PASSIONATE COUPLE...
Located in Lorquin33 € per person 
Italian restaurantLa Piazza  
8.2
Sarrebourg
Viva Italia! - After a long day of work, you feel the need to enjoy pizza, mozzarella and other delights Alpine? At the heart of the city of Sarrebourg, your steps will be guided by...
Located 9.2 km from Lorquin23 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantChez Michèle  
9.8
Languimberg
Nestled in the charming village of Languimberg in the heart of the Lorraine countryside, gourmet restaurant Chez Michèle invites you to his table. You'll love the bucolic tranquility...
Located 13.1 km from Lorquin52 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLe jardin de marie    
9.2
Vasperviller
In a lovely green setting close to the land of lakes at the foot of the Vosges our guest rooms welcome you for a stay or overnight.
Located 6.7 km from Lorquin55 € the double room 
Castle with 5 bedroomsChâteau d'Alteville    
9.4
Tarquimpol
Alteville with its Castles of XVI and xviii centuries, situated between trees, lakes, and herds of cattle, invites you for a pleasant stay. Situated in the heart of the regional Natural...
Located 22 km from Lorquin77 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes du Chant des Sources    
10
Wangenbourg-Engenthal
Nearby Strasbourg and the Alsace Wine Route. The guest house Chant des Sources is a new traditional house warmly decorated with local materials, especially wood immense surrounding...
Located 23 km from LorquinFrom 48 € to 58 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Chalet for 8 personsChalet 'La Fuste' à Saint Quirin  
10
Saint-Quirin
Comfortable cottage can accommodate 8 people : 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, balcony, terrace... Nearby hiking trails and bike paths. Stunning views over the village of Saint Quirin classified...
Located 8 km from LorquinFrom 600 € to 750 € per week 
House for 4 personsLes ecureuils  
9.5
Abreschviller
- Cottage for 4/ 6 people. Ground floor apartment with separate entrance, adjoining the owner's home, located in a valley at the foot of the Donon, quiet and relaxing, close to the...
Located 9 km from LorquinFrom 250 € to 300 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsMon gite  
9.2
Niderviller
Rural Cottage, standing in a flower, calm and accueillant. Situé to Orés timber forest path strewn with giving a foretaste of the Vosges forest, invites you to escape, wonder and p...
Located 9.4 km from LorquinFrom 280 € to 320 € per week 

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HOTELS

Center Parcs - Domaine des Trois Forets - Hotel in LorquinCenter Parcs - Domaine des Trois Forets    
8.2
Hattigny
Set within a 350-hectare forest, Center Parcs- Domaine des Trois Forets offers a water park with a wave pool, hot tubs and waterslides. Minigolf, bowling, archery and horse riding are...
Located 4.7 km from LorquinRoom from 89 €
ibis Styles Sarrebourg - Hotel in Lorquinibis Styles Sarrebourg     
8.1
Sarrebourg
Set in a tree-lined park, ibis Styles Sarrebourg is in the town of Sarrebourg, 4.5 km from Golf du Pays de Sarrebourg. Breakfast is prepared every morning and you can relax on the...
Located 6.6 km from LorquinRoom from 62 €
Les Cigognes - Hotel in LorquinLes Cigognes     
8.3
Abreschviller
Located in Abreschviller, just 500 metres from the tourist train's station, Les Cigognes offers a garden, and guests are invited to relax by the heated, indoor swimming pool or on the...
Located 8.2 km from LorquinRoom from 70 €

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ibis Styles Metz Centre Gare
The ibis Styles Metz Centre Gare hotel is located a 10-minute walk from the historic quarter and 200 metres from Metz Train Station. It offers guest rooms...
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