Lorraine places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Lorraine region. See also our Lorraine travel guide.

Bar-le-Duc (Meuse)

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In the upper town of Bar-le-Duc you can find good examples of both medieval and renaissance style houses

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Bitche (Moselle)

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The citadel in Bitche is very interesting, with videos explaining the history and sieges of the town

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Metz (Moselle)

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As well as the cathedral it is the grand squares surrounded by 18th century townhouses that are among the highlights of your visit to Metz

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Nancy (Meurthe-et-Moselle)

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Rather overlooked as a tourist destination, the centre of Nancy around Place Stanislaus is impressive enough to be classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and there are several high quality museums!

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Rodemack (Moselle)

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The medieval centre in the fortified village of Rodemack make it one of the most beautiful villages in the Lorraine region

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Saint-Quirin (Moselle)

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The centre of the small village of Saint-Quirin is very pleasant to explore, then take the cobbled path that leads to a small chapel above the village

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Verdun (Meuse)

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War memorials are the centre of most visits to Verdun, scene of some of the most terrible battles in the First World War, but don't overlook the cathedral and the citadel

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For more information see the Lorraine guide