Sightseeing route in Nancy

Nancy

【City description】

It’s the principal city in the Lorraine region famous for the quiche Lorraine. The Art Nouveau developed in this city and we can find the decoration of the Art Nouveau in the city. In particular, the decoration in the Stanislas Square is fantastic. If you are interested in this art, you should visit the Musée de l’Ecole de Nancy because there are many art works of the Art Nouveau in the museum of this art design. In addition, the macaron was invented in this city and there is a good macaron shop near the Stanislas Square.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★☆

【Time required】

 7 h

【Budget】

 13 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★★☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Nancy station

Gare de Nancy

★When you go out from the station, go to the street in front of the station. When you arrive at André Maginot Square, go straight on Saint-Jean St on the rail of the tramway. It takes 15 minutes by walk.



②Notre-Dame of the Annunciation Cathedral

Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l’Annonciation

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 8 h 45 am – 7 pm (10 h 45 am – 8 pm on Sunday)

Close: No

★Go to Maurice Barres St in front of the cathedral. It takes 5 minutes.



③Stanislas Square

Place Stanislas

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

④Art Museum

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy

Time required: 90 min / Admission fee: 7 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm

Close: Tuesday, 1/1, 5/1, 7/14, 11/1, 12/25

★Go to a path beside the opera in the Stanislas Square.



⑤Park of Nursery

Parc de la Pépinière

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Leave the park by George Chepfer Path.



⑥Career Square

Place de la Carrière

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

⑦Saint-Epvre Basilic (it’s not accessible in the interior)

Basilique Saint-Epvre

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Grande St in front of the basilic.



⑧Cordeliers Church

Église des Cordeliers

Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 10 am – noon / 2 pm – 6 pm

Close: Monday, 1/1, 5/1, 7/14, 11/1, 12/25

There are some art works of the museum because the museum is under the renovation.

★Continue to walk on the street for 5 minutes.



⑨Gate of Craffe

Porte de la Craffe

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Turn left to go to Craffe St.



⑩Weissenberger’s house (it’s not accessible in the house)

Immeuble Weissenburger

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

The house decoration is the Art Nouveau.

⑪Desilles Gate

Porte Désilles

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Léopold St by the end and turn right to go to Serre St.



⑫Stanislas Gate

Porte Stanislas

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★If you have the time, continue the trip. If not, go back to the station.

★If you continue, go straight on Raymond Poincaré St for 10 minutes. When you arrive at a cemetery, turn left to go to Saint-Lambert St. When you arrive at a crossroad, turn right to go to Goncourt St.



⑬Villa Majorelle

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

The decoration is the Art Nouveau.

★Turn left to go to Vieil Aître St. Even if you arrive at the crossroad, continue to go ahead on the same street. It takes 15 minutes.



⑭Musée de l’École de Nancy

Time required: 90 min / Admission fee: 6 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm

Close: Monday, Tuesday, 1/1, 5/1, 7/14, 11/1, 12/25

★Go back to the street and when you arrive at Paul Painlevé Square, go to Villers St. When you arrive at Commanderie Square, go to Foch Avenue.



⑮Tower of Commandry (it’s not accessible in the interior)

Tour de la commanderie

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to walk on the street to return to the station. Go straight for 15 minutes.



【Goal】

Nancy station

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