The art nouveau cruise

TopicSciences and discovery
DepartureHESSE (57)
Details

Cruise west through the rolling plains of the Lorraine region, stopping to visit Réchicourt le Château via the excellent fishing lake at Gondrexange. Admire the 15th century Basilica at St Nicolas de Port before arriving in beautiful Nancy. Head to Place Stanislas for glitzy shopping and a café-crème in the sunshine.

For more information, visit http://www.leboat.net or send an email to info@leboat.fr     Tel: 04 68 94 42 80


Stop in Gondrexange

miniature miniature miniature
stop-in-gondrexange

The "sea" of Gondrexange was created in the Middle Ages by local farmers. You can fish for pike, perch and carp. In addition, this city is known for its fireworks on July 14.

What to see / visit in Gondrexange:

  • The pond Gondrexange: Located on 770 acres, the lake is excellent
  • Go to the camping "Les Mouettes" you can swim, rent windsurfers or a paddle boat





Accommodation nearby

center-parcs-les-trois-forets hattigny

Center Parcs Les Trois Forêts

  • Hattigny
  • 04 9 0 23 5 0 64
hostellerie-du-prieure saint-quirin

Hostellerie du Prieuré

  • Saint-quirin
  • 03 87 08 66 52

Stop in Lagarde

miniature miniature miniature
stop-in-lagarde

Visit the typical Lorraine village called Lagarde. It's part of the regional park of Lorraine. Here you will find a pretty harbor flourished "Navig France". The Canal de la Marne au Rhin, the river Sanon, the Ruisseau de la Laixiere are the main rivers that cross the village.

What to see / visit in Lagarde:

  • Traces of a fourteenth century castle, rebuilt eighteenth century
  • Traces of the Martincourt Castle, built in 1602 for Claude Martin Castellan of Lagarde by the Bishop of Metz, destroyed during World War II
  • German military cemetery
  • French military cemetery
  • The pretty harbor "Navig France"
  • The church of St Jean Baptiste. The windows date from 1921

Accommodation nearby

center-parcs-les-trois-forets hattigny

Center Parcs Les Trois Forêts

  • Hattigny
  • 04 9 0 23 5 0 64
hostellerie-du-prieure saint-quirin

Hostellerie du Prieuré

  • Saint-quirin
  • 03 87 08 66 52

Stop in Saint-Nicolas-de-Port

miniature miniature miniature miniature
stop-in-saint-nicolas-de-port

The city name comes from the boss of Lorraine St Nicolas. In parts of France, the Saint Nicolas is celebrated on December 6, during which they distribute sweets to children. All shops, supermarkets and tourist attractions are the town center a pleasant place to visit.

What to see / visit in Saint-Nicolas-de-Port:

  • The Basilica of the fifteenth century
  • The city center with its streets filled with shops and restaurants
  • The stork enclosure
  • The Museum of Film and Photography
  • The French Museum of Brewery

Accommodation nearby

brit-hotel-l-eclipse-nancy heillecourt

Brit Hotel L'Eclipse Nancy

  • Heillecourt
  • 03 83 56 63 63
hotel-kyriad-ludres ludres

Hôtel Kyriad Ludres

  • Ludres
  • 03 83 26 15 00
quick-palace essey-les-nancy

Quick Palace

  • Essey-les-nancy
  • 03 83 29 24 53

Stop in Nancy

miniature miniature miniature miniature miniature
stop-in-nancy

There are so many things to see in this great city: beautiful architecture, large shopping center and good service in the port ...

What to see / visit in Nancy:

  • Three squares from the 18th century: Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance
  • The tower of Saint-Jean-du-Vieil-Aître
  • The door of the Craffe
  • The Ducal Palace
  • Church of Cordeliers
  • Church of Saint-Sébastien
  • Round chapel of the former convent of the Visitation
  • Parc de la Pépinière established in the 18th century by King Stanislas
  • Lorraine Museum and Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions
  • Museum of Fine Arts

Accommodation nearby

quick-palace essey-les-nancy

Quick Palace

  • Essey-les-nancy
  • 03 83 29 24 53
brit-hotel-l-eclipse-nancy heillecourt

Brit Hotel L'Eclipse Nancy

  • Heillecourt
  • 03 83 56 63 63
hotel-kyriad-ludres ludres

Hôtel Kyriad Ludres

  • Ludres
  • 03 83 26 15 00

Stop in Einville-au-Jard (/ Lunéville)

miniature miniature miniature
stop-in-einville-au-jard-luneville

Moor your boat Einville-au-Jard to visit the imposing city of Luneville 9km away.

Attractive architecture of the 18th century and magnificent gardens, all this accompanied by a wide range of shops and services.Il is possible that the name of the city means the moon because the hill of Leomont was a temple dedicated to Diana, goddess of night.

The city is well known for Porcelain and the Castle. You can buy the porcelain factory of Luneville (1748) in the streets Keller and Guerin.

What to see / visit to Luneville:

  • "Luneville Castle" built by Duke Leopold. This building has given the city the nickname "Little Versailles"
  • The church of Saint Jacques was built in Rococo style. The construction took place in between 1749 and 1751
  • Garden of the Abbot of Luneville
  • Conservatory of Luneville Embroidery
  • Parc des Bosquets
  • Synagogue of Luneville

Accommodation nearby

quick-palace essey-les-nancy

Quick Palace

  • Essey-les-nancy
  • 03 83 29 24 53
brit-hotel-l-eclipse-nancy heillecourt

Brit Hotel L'Eclipse Nancy

  • Heillecourt
  • 03 83 56 63 63
hotel-kyriad-ludres ludres

Hôtel Kyriad Ludres

  • Ludres
  • 03 83 26 15 00

Stop in Réchicourt-le-Château

miniature miniature
stop-in-rechicourt-le-chateau

The name of Réchicourt-le-Chateau evokes a rich history and ancient. Despite the many wars that have marked its history, there remain some very interesting relics in the city.

What to see / visit Réchicourt-le-Chateau:

  • Passage of a Roman road.
  • 12th century medieval castle, destroyed about 1469 during a conflict between Count Rudolph of Linange and the Duke of Lorraine in 1879. It was razed to the ground.
  • Castle built in the 16nth century, remodeled in the 17th century, enlarged in the 18th century house 
  • Tour in the main street
  • Church Saint-Adelphe
  • Chapel of Saint-Blaise

Accommodation nearby

center-parcs-les-trois-forets hattigny

Center Parcs Les Trois Forêts

  • Hattigny
  • 04 9 0 23 5 0 64
hostellerie-du-prieure saint-quirin

Hostellerie du Prieuré

  • Saint-quirin
  • 03 87 08 66 52

Stop in Hesse

miniature miniature
stop-in-hesse

The village of Hesse is located near the Vosges, in the heartland of the crystal. A wide choice of cruises is available because the base is located between Strasbourg, Nancy and Sarreguemines.
In the village you will find the church built on the ruins of a Benedictine Abbey. Both date from the eleventh century.

What to see / visit in Hesse

  • Gallo-Roman artifacts: tiles, fragments of statues
  • Old mill of Hesse
  • Church of the Abbey: Romanesque choir, carved fresco, two tombstones. It was the church of a Benedictine abbey founded in the early 11th century by the Counts of Eguisheim-Dabo.
  • The old front door of the abbey

 


Accommodation nearby

center-parcs-les-trois-forets hattigny

Center Parcs Les Trois Forêts

  • Hattigny
  • 04 9 0 23 5 0 64
hostellerie-du-prieure saint-quirin

Hostellerie du Prieuré

  • Saint-quirin
  • 03 87 08 66 52
hotel-residence-la-rubanerie schirmeck

Hôtel-Résidence La Rubanerie

  • Schirmeck
  • 03 88 97 01 95



Latest news on : The Art Nouveau Cruise