Nancy

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TownNancy
Insee code54395
Postcode54000
Latitude48.6920540
Longitude6.1844170
AltitudeFrom 188 to 353 meters
Surface15.01 km²
Population107682 inhabitants
Density7174 inhabitants/km²

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National labelMalzéville at 1.8 km
DepartmentMeurthe-et-MoselleSaint-Max at 2.2 km
RegionLorraineSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Nancy, head of the department of Meurthe-et-Moselle, and the city of Art Nouveau with the famous School Nancy created in 1901 by the glassmaker Emile Gallé. Whole three places eighteenth century, including the famous Place Stanislas, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for 30 years.

Gastronomic specialties: bergamot, macaroons, the baba rum, plum ... and the famous quiche.

Important celebrations for Saint Nicolas. Christmas market in December.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The architectural ensemble of the 18th century, UNESCO World Heritage Site:
  • Place Stanislas.
  • The Alliance site.
  • Place de la Carrière.
  • The door Craffe 14th century.
  • The Ducal Palace from the 15th century.
  • Places Stanislas de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance, grids Jean Lamour and fountain Cyfflé and GUIBAL.
  • The Franciscan church of the 15th century.
  • The Museum School Nancy dedicated to Art Nouveau Nancy (works by Gallé, Daum, Majorelle ...).
  • The Museum of Fine Arts housing paintings, sculptures and Daum collection tracing 120 years Cristallière production factory.
  • The Historical Museum Lorrain, housed in the former palace of the Dukes of Lorraine.
  • The Park Nursery, vast green space in the heart of the city.
  • The Botanical Garden Montet.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Nancy-Ville
Information pointsTourist Office of Nancy
Leisure centresGarden Dominique Alexandre Godron,   Marina Saint Georges,   Museum Historique Lorrain,   Museum of Fine Art of Nancy,   Museum of L'Ecole de Nancy,   Museum of Zoologie-Aquarium Tropical,   Park Sainte-Marie
MonumentsAbbey Saint-Joseph,   Basilica Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes,   Basilica Saint-Epvre,   Basilica of the Sacré-Coeur de Nancy,   Caserne Thiry de Nancy,   Cathedral Notre-Dame-de-l'Annonciation,   Chambre de commerce,   Chapel of La Visitation,   Church Saint-Sébastien,   Door Désilles,   Door Saint-Georges,   Door Saint-Nicolas,   Door Sainte-Catherine,   Door Stanislas,   Door of La Citadelle,   Door of La Craffe,   House Gaudin,   Palace of the Ducs de Lorraine,   Private Mansion of Craon de Nancy,   Private Mansion of Haussonville,   Synagogue of Nancy,   Villa Majorelle
Performance hallsExhibition Park of Nancy,   L'Autre Canal,   Le Hublot,   MJC Pichon,   Opera National de Lorraine,   Salle Poirel

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The central market (place Henri Mengin and covered market): Tuesday to Saturday.
  • The fair Nancy in April.
  • The International Choral Festival: April-May
  • Meeting Place Stanislas: mid-June to mid-September. Show highlighting the facades of the Place Stanislas.
  • Nancyphonies - Nancy Festival (music festival) in July and August.
  • Paper on Place in September.
  • Nancy Jazz Pulsations: in October.
  • Feast of St. Nicolas: early December.
  • Christmas Village: the Saint-Nicolas at Christmas.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • The Basilica of Saint-Nicolas-de-Port, the Gothic style (13 km).
  • Toul Cathedral (23 km).
  • Pont-à-Mousson (Place Duroc, the Premonstratensian Abbey, the banks of the Moselle) 30 km.
  • Hiking in the Regional Natural Park of Lorraine.
  • The manufacture of Baccarat 50 km to the south.
  • The Castle of Light, small Versailles Lorraine at Luneville 30 miles south.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Outdoor activities, water sports and leisureEntertainmentFrom 10 € to 90 €Frouard (9 km)
Briare enamel mosaic-making courseCraft170 €Crévic (17.3 km)

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PHOTOS

Place de la Carrière Nancy, UNESCO World HeritagePlace de la Carrière Nancy, UNESCO World Heritage
 
Place Stanislas to the Arc de Triomphe to NancyPlace Stanislas to the Arc de Triomphe to Nancy
Place d'Alliance Nancy, UNESCO HeritagePlace d'Alliance Nancy, UNESCO Heritage
 
Outside the Museum, Aquarium NancyOutside the Museum, Aquarium Nancy
Biking plains on the banks of the Meurthe NancyBiking plains on the banks of the Meurthe Nancy
 
Daum Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts NancyDaum Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts Nancy

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WEATHER

Monday 22 September
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Min. 6°C - Max. 15°C
Tuesday 23 September
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Min. 2°C - Max. 17°C
Wednesday 24 September
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Maison dans le Parc  
9.3
Nancy
Discover the restaurant La Maison dans le Parc where you will be warmly welcomed by Françoise and Gilles Mutel. Located on the ground floor of a nineteenth century deumeure, you will...
Located in Nancy55 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Capu  
9
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Nancy
BOUDOIR - From pink, gray, lame, just enough ... the decoration of Capu, a plush and modern also located close to the Place Stanislas in Nancy's restaurant, says his side boudoir, chic,...
Located in Nancy50 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Cap Marine   NEW
Nancy
FLAVORS MARINES - A few hundred meters from the Place Stanislas in Nancy, enjoy tasty dishes cooked by the chef of the restaurant Cap Marine, Patrick Antoine. The menu features a wide...
Located in Nancy50 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Apartment with 2 bedroomsMes Oasis     NEW
Villers-lès-Nancy
At Villers les Nancy, just 12 minutes from downtown and Nancy Place Stanislas, you stay in Bed 'My Oasis' located on the ground floor of an elevated building standing quietly against...
Located 3.5 km from NancyFrom 40 € to 60 € the double room 
Castle with 5 bedroomsChateau de morey    
9
Belleau
Situated between Metz and Nancy in the heart of Lorraine. Selected by the Michelin Guide since 2007 Mirabelle 2007 Award (best reception, presented by the hosts). At the edge of the...
Located 15 km from NancyFrom 90 € to 100 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsMaison Crochet    
9.3
Bulligny
Located in the heart of the village of Bulligny, la Maison Crochet is a family winery. Guests are welcomed in a warm and friendly atmosphere. We offer four cottages: Belena with 1 double...
Located 28 km from Nancy58 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Manor house for 8 personsGites de la Seille Lorraine  
9.4
Létricourt
Independent house (200 m²), at the entrance of the village, in a mansion of great comfort 3 ears Gites de France, ideal for rest and relaxation in the vicinity of nature and the forest....
Located 22 km from NancyFrom 370 € to 560 € per week 
House for 6 personsLa maison du bout  
9.8
Sailly-Achâtel
3 Keys lodging labeled by Clé Vacances. Nice house Boatswain 150 m², renovated in the tradition to preserve its ancient character of the eighteenth century. Located 15 minutes from...
Located 29 km from NancyFrom 400 € to 430 € per week 
Apartment for 2 personsLe p'tit bout
Sailly-Achâtel
The house after the End cottage sleeps 6, Laurie and Jean-Louis opened a second: The little toe. On the floor of their farmhouse eighteenth century, they created a contemporary space...
Located 29 km from NancyFrom 230 € to 260 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
196 places over 2,1 haLes Boucles de la Moselle    
9.2
Liverdun
Our friendly team is at hand to make sure you have a relaxing stay. Our campsite, with pool, is located in a natural setting along the banks of the Moselle river, just a few minutes...
Located 11.2 km from Nancy13 € per day 
90 places over 3 haCamping de villey le sec    
7.8
Villey-le-Sec
The campsite is situated on the bank of the Moselle, in a green and hilly area, 10 minutes from the A31 motorway (exit 15). You can spend one night or more on the lovely camping of...
Located 14.8 km from NancyFrom 14.90 € to 16.90 € per day 

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HOTELS

Grand Hotel De La Reine - Hotel in NancyGrand Hotel De La Reine     
8.2
Nancy
Located in the heart of Nancy, on the beautiful Place Stanislas, the Grand Hotel de la Reine is set in a superb 18th-century building and offers uniquely decorated luxury accommodation....
Located in NancyRoom from 115 €
Campanile Nancy Centre - Gare - Hotel in NancyCampanile Nancy Centre - Gare     
8.2
Nancy
Campanile Nancy Centre – Gare is located in the centre of Nancy, just 200 metres from the train station and 600 metres from Place Stanislas. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi internet access...
Located in NancyRoom from 63 €
Hotel Des Prélats - Hotel in NancyHotel Des Prélats     
8.5
Nancy
About 100 metres from the Stanislas place, in an old Episcopal house dating from early 17th century, let yourself be pampered in this charming boutique hotel. The guest rooms of the...
Located in NancyRoom from 86 €

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Suite Novotel Nancy Centre
Located in the city center of Nancy, 800 meters from the Stanislas square and the old city, this 4-star hotel boasts 68 cosy suites with an area of 323...
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Novotel Nancy Ouest
The Novotel Nancy Ouest is located 5 km from the centre of Nancy close to the major highways to Lyon, Paris, Metz and Strasbourg....
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