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Nancy— 3 nights
Cultural Heart of Lorraine
Crossed by the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, Nancy has many small boats and péniches (barges) that navigate the canal waterways, giving you a fantastic vantage point of the city's historical architecture from the water.Get out of town with these interesting Nancy side-trips: Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix (in Rhodes), Zoo d'Amnéville (in Amneville) and Metz (Œuvre de la cathédrale, Gare de Metz-Ville, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Place Stanislas, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Gerardmer, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Montaigu, and walk around Parc de la Pepiniere.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nancy trip planner.
If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Metz-Nancy-Lorraine Airport, Strasbourg Airport and Dole-Tavaux Airport. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Nancy
Metz, Zoo d'Amnéville, Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix, Lac de Gerardmer, L'eglise de l'Invention-de-la-Sainte-Croix