Unforgettable two-week waterway holidays in Lorraine

The French give Lorraine an unfair reputation as an industrial region and, therefore, not very interesting from a tourist point of view. A holidaymaker travelling through the region’s ... lire plus !

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Mirabelle of Lorraine: A Delicious Golden Plum

The olive tree in Provence, the apple tree in Normandy, the vine in Alsace and… the mirabelle plum in Lorraine! Why has the mirabelle of Lorraine become THE ... lire plus !

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Jaumont Stone: the golden stone of Metz

The city of Metz is grey? Baliverne! OK, I admit that the sunshine in Moselle is not equivalent to that in Colmar or Marseille. But from there to ... lire plus !

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Euville Stone: the epic story of a Lorraine stone!

I bet most readers of this blog have never heard of the Euville stone. And yet, this building material has given rise to some of the most famous ... lire plus !

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Vosges sandstone: the Rhineland’s emblematic stone

Do you know what Strasbourg Cathedral, the Lion of Belfort, Haut-Kœnigsbourg Castle, the Main Post Office in Metz and the Imperial Cathedral in Speyer have in common? Vosges ... lire plus !

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The Lorraine Regional Natural Park: What To See!

Tourists visiting the French province of Lorraine often concentrate on the cities of Nancy and Metz. But for those who prefer the countryside, the Lorraine Regional Natural Park will ... lire plus !

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Take the Nancy Quiz

To help you with the quiz, check out our pages on Nancy! ... lire plus !

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The Douaumont Ossuary: Memorial of the Battle of Verdun

A few days before the Armistice of November 11, 1918, I propose you discover a place of memory in Lorraine: the Douaumont Ossuary. Located a few kilometres from ... lire plus !

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The Cross of Lorraine: the fascinating story of a symbol

This symbol of hope and faith in victory is without doubt one of the most popular French emblems. Although the origin of the cross of Lorraine seems to ... lire plus !

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Discover the historic city of Nancy in the snow

Last week the first snowflakes fell in the northeast in mid-January. In Strasbourg, Colmar, Metz or Belfort, a beautiful white coat of snow covered the urban landscape. And ... lire plus !

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