Sights & Attractions in Alsace-Lorraine

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Name Category Location
 
Avenue Foch
This busy boulevard lined with mansions was laid out for Nancy's...
Neighborhoods / Streets Nancy
 
Barrage Vauban
Just beyond the Ponts Couverts is the grass-roofed Vauban Dam...
Architectural Sites Strasbourg
 
Brasserie l'Excelsior
This bustling brasserie has a severely rhythmic facade that is...
Restaurants Nancy
 
Cathédrale
This vast, frigid edifice was built in the 1740s in a ponderous...
Religious Sites Nancy
 
Cathédrale Notre-Dame
Dark pink, ornately carved Vosges sandstone masonry covers the...
Religious Sites Strasbourg
 
La Pépinière
This picturesque, landscaped city park has labeled ancient trees...
Parks Nancy
 
Musée Alsacien
In this labyrinthine half-timber home, with layers of carved...
Museums / Galleries Strasbourg
 
Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain
A magnificent sculpture of a building (designed by contemporary...
Museums / Galleries Strasbourg
 
Musée de l'Œuvre Notre-Dame
There's more to this museum than the usual assembly of dilapidated...
Museums / Galleries Strasbourg
 
Musée de l'École de Nancy
The only museum in France devoted to Art Nouveau is housed in...
Museums / Galleries Nancy
 
Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires
Just up the street from the Palais Ducal, this quirky, appealing...
Museums / Galleries Nancy
 
Musée des Beaux-Arts
In a splendid building that now spills over into a spectacular...
Museums / Galleries Nancy
 
Musée Historique
This museum, in a step-gabled slaughterhouse dating from 1588...
Museums / Galleries Strasbourg
 
No. 2 rue Bénit
This elaborately worked metal exoskeleton, the first in Nancy...
Architectural Sites Nancy
 
No. 40 rue Henri-Poincaré
The Lorraine thistle (a civic emblem) and brewing hops weave...
Architectural Sites Nancy
 
No. 9 rue Chanzy
Designed by architect Émile André, this lovely structure—now...
Architectural Sites Nancy
 
Nos. 42–44 rue St-Dizier
Furniture maker Eugène Vallin and architect Georges Biet left...
Architectural Sites Nancy
 
Palais Ducal
This palace, built in the 13th century, completely restored at...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces Nancy
 
Palais Rohan
The exterior of this massive neoclassical palace (1732–42) by...
Museums / Galleries Strasbourg
 
Petite France
With gingerbread half-timber houses that seem to lean precariously...
Neighborhoods / Streets Strasbourg
 
Place de la Carrière
Lined with pollarded trees and handsome 18th-century mansions...
Squares Nancy
 
Place Stanislas
With its severe, gleaming-white Classical facades given a touch...
Squares Nancy
 
Ponts Couverts
These three bridges, distinguished by their four stone towers...
Bridges / Tunnels Strasbourg
 
Porte de la Craffe
A fairy-tale vision out of the late Middle Ages, this 14th- and...
Memorials / Monuments Nancy
 
Rue Raugraff
Once there were two stores here—Vaxelaire and Pignot, both built...
Neighborhoods / Streets Nancy
 
St-Epvre
A 275-foot spire towers over this splendid neo-Gothic church...
Religious Sites Nancy
 
Villa Majorelle
In this villa, built in 1902 by Paris architect Henri Sauvage...
Houses / Mansions Nancy
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