Nancy is a city of defined culture which you cannot find elsewhere in France. From it’s beautiful white stone spires, to the high end shop windows displaying the finest Daum and Baccarat crystal. Through its architecture and heritage the city is able to take you back to the once rich aristocracy.
The Place Stanislas is a must see while you are in Nancy and is the jewel in the crown. It is a large pedestrian square and home to an opulent ensemble of pale-stone buildings as well as the gilded wrought-iron gateways. The square is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites for its outstanding beauty.
The city is also well stocked for things to do, such as the museums restaurants and shops, there is a long list but the most popular ones will be Musée Lorrain (arts works, antiquities and historic objects) Musée des Beaux-Arts (European paintings) et le Musée de l’école de Nancy (Art Nouveau ceramics, furniture, art object, jewelry, fabrics).
The Spring funfair in Nancy is coming every year in April.
There are also a few music festivals such as : the International Choral Festival (April-May), the Jazz pulsations (October), and the Nancyphonies festival (July-August).
Access by train
The railway station of Nancy is in the city center which is a 5 minutes walk from the Place Stanislas.
Access by plane
The airport Metz Nancy is 45 km north on the A31 motorway, there is a frequent shuttle service between the airport and Nancy.
How to get around ?
The easiest way to get around Nancy is by public transport, the tram services and buses are working 7/24.
But you can also choose the bike option which is easy for quick short journeys across the city.