Theme Week Lorraine – Lunéville

27 February 2016 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Place Léopold © Grain de sel/cc-by-sa-3.0

Place Léopold © Grain de sel/cc-by-sa-3.0

Lunéville is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in France. It is a subprefecture of the department and lies on the Meurthe River at its confluence with the Vezouze.   read more…

Theme Week Lorraine – Bar-le-Duc

26 February 2016 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Notre-Dame Bridge over Ornain river © Хрюша/cc-by-sa-3.0

Notre-Dame Bridge over Ornain river © Хрюша/cc-by-sa-3.0

Bar-le-Duc is a commune in the Meuse département, of which it is the capital. The department is in Lorraine in northeastern France. The highly rarefied Bar-le-duc jelly, also known as Lorraine Jelly, is a spreadable preparation of white currant or red currant fruit preserves, hailing from this town. First referenced in the historical record in 1344, it is also colloquially referred to as Bar Caviar.   read more…

Theme Week Lorraine – Thionville

25 February 2016 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

© Johnny Chicago/cc-by-sa-3.0

© Johnny Chicago/cc-by-sa-3.0

Thionville is a commune in the Moselle department in Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine in north-eastern France. The city is located on the left bank of the river Moselle, opposite its suburb Yutz. The population of Thionville has increased mainly in the first half of the 20th century due to industrial development of the upper Moselle basin.   read more…

Theme Week Lorraine – Montigny-lès-Metz

24 February 2016 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Chateau Courcelles Montigny Metz © Aimelaime

Chateau Courcelles Montigny Metz © Aimelaime

Montigny-lès-Metz is a commune in the Moselle department in Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine in north-eastern France. It is the largest suburb of the city of Metz, and is adjacent to it on the west.   read more…

Theme Week Lorraine – Épinal

23 February 2016 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Market Hall © Richieman

Market Hall © Richieman

Épinal is a commune in northeastern France and the capital of the Vosges department. Inhabitants are known as Spinaliens. The commune has a land area of 59.24 square kilometres (22.87 sq mi). It is situated on the Moselle River, 60 kilometres (37 miles) south of Nancy.   read more…

Theme Week Lorraine

22 February 2016 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Theme Weeks

Quiche Lorraine © Arnaud 25/cc-by-sa-4.0

Quiche Lorraine © Arnaud 25/cc-by-sa-4.0

Lorraine (German: Lothringen) is a cultural and historical region in north-eastern France. From 1982 until January 2016, Lorraine was an administrative region of France, when it became part of the new region Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine. Lorraine’s name stems from the medieval kingdom of Lotharingia, which in turn was named for either Emperor Lothair I or King Lothair II. It became later the Duchy of Lorraine before it was annexed to France in 1766.   read more…

Sarreguemines in Lorraine

22 November 2014 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Casino de la Faïencerie © Office de Tourisme Sarreguemines/cc-by-sa-3.0

Casino de la Faïencerie © Office de Tourisme Sarreguemines/cc-by-sa-3.0

Sarreguemines is a commune in the Moselle department in Lorraine in north-eastern France. It is the seat of the arrondissement of Sarreguemines.   read more…

The Greater Region Luxembourg, Lorraine, Saarland, Rhineland-Palatinate and Wallonia

16 October 2012 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, European Capital of Culture

Großregion map © Staatskanzlei des Saarlandes

Großregion map © Staatskanzlei des Saarlandes

The Greater Region is the area of Saarland, Lorraine, Luxembourg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Wallonia, the French Community of Belgium and the German-speaking Community of Belgium. It is not identical with the SaarLorLux Euregio, being in the same territory.   read more…

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