Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Nancy, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 4.9 km
Ascend 57 m
Descend 42 m

Explore Nancy in France with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Nancy

Sight 1: Chapelle du couvent des Dominicains

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The Chapel of the Dominican Convent is a conventual chapel of neo-Gothic style built in Nancy in 1861.

Wikipedia: Chapelle du couvent des Dominicains de Nancy (FR)

126 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Hôtel de Stainville

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The Stainville hotel is a building located in the city of Nancy, in the department Meurthe-et-Moselle, in the Lorraine region.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Stainville (FR), Website

154 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Annonciation

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Nancy Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church located in the town of Nancy, Lorraine, France. It was erected in the 18th century. The cathedral is in the Baroque architectural style. It is a national monument and the seat of the Bishop of Nancy and Toul.

Wikipedia: Nancy Cathedral (EN), Website

384 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Hôtel d'Alsace

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The hotel has been the name that a hotel establishment has since 1963, a hotel located 13, rue des Beaux-Arts in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, one of the four districts of the 6th arrondissement of Paris.

Wikipedia: Hôtel d'Alsace (FR), Website

417 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Caserne Thiry

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The Thiry barracks, first known as the Sainte-Catherine barracks, is a barracks near the Sainte-Catherine Porte in Nancy. It was built from 1765 to 1769 on the plans of the architect Richard Mique, on the orders of Louis XV, shortly before the attachment of Lorraine to France.

Wikipedia: Caserne Thiry (FR), Website

526 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Grand Hôtel de la Reine

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The Grand Hôtel de la Reine is a charming 2-place hotel Stanislas in Nancy, France.

Wikipedia: Grand hôtel de la Reine (FR), Website

259 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: Hommage à Lamour

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Tribute to Lamour is a work by François Morellet carried out in 2001 and installed permanently at the Museum of Fine Arts in Nancy.

Wikipedia: Hommage à Lamour (FR)

142 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: Hôtel de Rogéville

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The Hôtel de Rogéville is a private mansion in the Old Town of Nancy, located at 11 Grande-Rue, at the corner of Rue du Maure-qui-Trompe. It is a Renaissance-style building, modified in the classical period, which today houses a cultural structure: The Little Theatre, in the city...

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Rogéville (FR), Website

70 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Hôtel de Ligniville

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The Ligniville, or Ligneville, is a mansion in Nancy Old Town, located at number 23 Grande Street.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Ligniville (Nancy) (FR), Website

101 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 10: Hôtel Héré

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Hôtel Héré François BERNARDIN / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Hôtel Héré or Pavillon Héré is a building located in the city of Nancy, in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in the Grand Est region.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Héré (FR), Website

279 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Hôtel de Chastenoy

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The Hotel de Chastenoy is a building located in the city of Nancy, in the Meurthe-et-Moselle region of Lorraine.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Chastenoy (FR), Website

333 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 12: Hôtel de Hautoy

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The Hautoy Hotel is a building located in the city of Nancy, in the Meurthe-et-Moselle region of the Grand Est region.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Hautoy (FR), Website

104 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: Hôtel de Lillebonne

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The Hôtel de Lillebonne is a private mansion in the city of Nancy. It is a sixteenth-century Renaissance building, located at number 14 rue du Cheval Blanc, at the corner with rue de la Source, in Ville-Vieille. Today, the hotel is part of a group of buildings that houses a youth and culture centre as well as a contemporary art space, the Galerie Lillebonne.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Lillebonne (FR), Website

439 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 14: Bibliothèque Stanislas

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The Bibliothèque municipale de Nancy is a public library in Nancy, France. It houses approximately 400,000 documents, books, maps, plans and prints. Polish king Stanisław Leszczyński began the collection in 1750. The library is located in a 1769 building of the historical University of Nancy. At 43, rue Stanislas, it is close to the Place Stanislas and the Gare de Nancy-Ville.

Wikipedia: Bibliothèque municipale de Nancy (EN), Website

102 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 15: Chapelle de la Visitation

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Chapelle de la Visitation François BERNARDIN / CC BY 3.0

The Chapel of the Visitation, sometimes called the Round Chapel, is a chapel located in Nancy, France. The main vestige of the convent of the Visitandines with the adjoining wing, rue de la Visitation, it was built in the eighteenth century. Transformed into the Musée des Beaux-Arts during the Revolution, it was integrated under the First Empire into the walls of the Lycée Impérial de Nancy, which later became the Lycée Henri-Poincaré.

Wikipedia: Chapelle de la Visitation de Nancy (FR), Website Mhs

319 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 16: Immeuble Génin-Louis

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The Génin-Louis store dit Graineterie Genin Louis, at the corner of rue Saint-Jean and rue Bénit in Nancy in Meurthe-et-Moselle, is the first apparent metal structure building to be used partly as a home.

Wikipedia: Immeuble Génin-Louis (FR), Website

223 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 17: Hôtel Lang

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Hotel Lang is a building located at 4 Place André-Maginot in Nancy, in the department of Meurthe-et-Moselle and the former region of Lorraine.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Lang (FR), Website

45 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 18: Salle Poirel

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The Poirel complex is a cultural complex located on rue Victor-Poirel in Nancy, consisting of a performance hall and a vast art gallery.

Wikipedia: Ensemble Poirel (FR), Website

115 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 19: Hôtel Excelsior

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Hôtel Excelsior Aucun auteur / marque déposée

The Excelsior brewery, colloquially referred to by the apocope "L'Excel", or "Le Flo" since its acquisition by the Flo group, is a French brasserie with Art Nouveau architecture located in Nancy (Meurthe-et-Moselle), at the corner formed by rue Henri-Poincaré and rue Mazagran, near Place Simone-Veil.

Wikipedia: Brasserie Excelsior (FR), Website

715 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 20: Immeuble Georges Biet

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Immeuble Georges BietJean-Pierre Dalbéra from Paris, France / CC BY 2.0

The Georges Biet building is a Nancy school style building built between 1901 and 1902 in Nancy. It is located at No 22 rue de la Conderie, about 200 meters southwest of Nancy station.

Wikipedia: Immeuble Georges Biet (FR)


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