Lorraine's appeal as a touristic holiday destination is so strong due to the diverse range of landscapes it boasts and the fact that it borders with different countries such as Germany and Belgium, which give it a fascinating history and rich mix of cultural traditions to immerse yourself in. Lorraine has contributed great personalities to the fields of art and literature. You could start off your holiday in Lorraine accommodation by visiting the birthplace of Joan of Arc, which lies in Domremy la Pucelle, a little village in Vosges. Metz and Nancy are two other very important tourist destinations to visit during your stay in a holiday home Lorraine. Metz is the older of the two with a history dating back to the Carolingian dynasty and Nancy boasts a UNESCO World Heritage Site called Place Stanislas, found in the city of Nancy. Most tourists to the Lorraine region find themselves irresistably drawn towards the main cathedrals and parks that dot this region.
Holiday rental Lorraine - splendid castles and museums
There are plenty of castles to visit in Lorraine too. While staying in a holiday home Lorraine, you could take a trip to look at the Malbrouk Castle, which is located on the German border. You could also browse through the region's many fascinating museums, such as those in Verdun and Neufchef. The Verdun Museum is an ode to 300,000 lives lost during the battle. There is a mineral museum in Neufchef and a coal museum in Petite Rosselle where you can actually go down a coal shaft! For some holidays filled with outdoor sport and phsical activity choose to stay in Lorraine accommodation near the Vosges Mountains, where you can indulge to your heart’s content in activities such as biking, trekking and winter skiing. Part of the Lorraine tourism experience is also a visit to the Gerardmer, which is full of lakes and unparalleled scenes of stunning natural beauty.
Holiday villa Lorraine - holidays for mind, body and soul
In terms of cuisine and relaxation, Lorraine offers a divine local cheese called Munster AOC and a plethora of charming spa towns. Staying in a holiday home Lorraine will therefore be food for the mind, body and soul! You can time your holiday to coincide with some of the many local festivals which take place here. You can enjoy festivals such as jazz, horror film, book festivals and Ramparts Festival through the year.