The Meurthe-et-Moselle feeling
A highly diverse territory enjoying unparalleled quality of life: exploring Meurthe-et-Moselle means setting off in discovery of countless treasures for anybody in search of excitement and wonderment.
Only 1½ hours from Paris by TGV, there’s no lack of ideas here on how to spend your holiday as a couple or with your family. Prestigious heritage sites, unspoilt nature, excellence and knowhow are on the programme for your journey to the heart of the Grand Est.
Lorraine is a land with a rich history, much of which is concentrated in Meurthe-et-Moselle, providing you with an opportunity to admire an outstanding historical, cultural and architectural heritage.
The sumptuous Place Stanislas in Nancy, world-famous for its fountains and gilded gates, Villa Majorelle, emblem of Art Nouveau, Château de Lunéville and Toul Cathedral are waiting for you to come and discover the majestic treasures of bygone centuries.
Breathe in the air in Meurthe-et-Moselle
Lovers of wide open spaces and abundant nature, come and fill up on fresh air in Meurthe-et-Moselle!
Vine-covered hillsides, magical mirabelle-plum orchards in flower, and great expanses of water… Don’t miss out on Lake Pierre-Percée. Wild and mysterious, it nestles between fir-treed shores, its maple-leaf shape reminiscent of Canadian landscapes. This artificial lake is home to a whole range of water activities, including canoeing, standup paddleboarding, fishing, and hiking on the lake’s 32 kilometres of unspoilt shores.
Sample an outstanding terroir
Meurthe-et-Moselle is also a distillation of France insofar as its terroir makes it a land of authentic gastronomy. Gourmets and food lovers in general, all tastes are catered for!
Although the delicious mirabelle plum is often given the spotlight, there are actually an extraordinary number of local products and popular dishes that add to its richness, including bergamots, Côtes de Toul AOC wines, Lorraine hotpot and vol-au-vents, madeleines, and the delicious “Duchesse de Lorraine” sweets in the confectionary department.
Official supplier of knowhow
Excellence in Meurthe-et-Moselle is by no means limited to good food, as its craftsmanship is acknowledged to be among the very finest anywhere in France. The département also accommodates the widest variety of art professions.
From extraordinarily talented local craftspeople to the “Best Craftsmen in France”, such local creations as the far-famed Baccarat Crystalware, Daum crystal and traditional Longwy Enamels are sought-after the world over.