Going out in Lorraine (France), leisure activities
The Lorraine region is the only French region to share its borders with three European countries. Two towns not to be missed: Nancy, the famous Stanislas square and Art Nouveau heritage; Metz with its pedetrian center, its impressive cathedral and the Pompidou center.
But Lorraine is also reknowned for its lush countryside, its fortified churches, strongholds and second world war museums.
Hikers and ski lovers will enjoy the Vosges mountains for a W-E. But you can practise ski much closer in Amnéville!
You won’t also be disappointed by the local cuisine: meat, game and fish cooked in casseroles or in a pie.
Aquarium of Amnéville
48 km from Luxembourg. This journey through the aquarium goes from the rivers of our regions to the Indian Ocean. Among the species on show you can find tawny nurse sharks, piranhas, … Take advantage of all kinds of different activities: mini golf, pony rides, indoor ski slope, adventure park and thermal baths. Information at web site.
More information on Amnéville website.
Centre Pompidou in Metz
64 km from Luxembourg. The “Centre Pompidou” in Metz is a centre for modern and contempory art and an annex of the famous Centre Pompidou in Paris. “Le Pass” gives you an annual membership allowing you to visit whenever you want throughout the year. www.centrepompidou-metz.fr.
Take the opportunity to visit the beautiful city of Metz!
Malbrouck Castle in Manderen
42 km from Luxembourg. Castle built in 1419. The museum-type tour takes you on a journey to discover the castle’s secrets. The young knights will have a great time. There is entertainment on offer on Sundays mostly, but also at night-time, and during festivals.
La Flottille on the Lake in Metz
60 km from Luxembourg. Electric boat, pedalo, small boat rental on the nice lake in Metz. Weather permitting. A great moment in family when the weather os nice.
See the website www.bateauxmetz.com.
Lac de Madine in Nonsard-Lamarche
105 km from Luxembourg. The largest lake in the east of France located in the regional park of Lorraine. Canoeing, sailing but also swimming, fishing, biking, golfing and walking.Food available.
Zoo in Amnéville
48 km from Luxembourg. One of the most beautiful zoos in Europe with its 1 350 animals coming from five continents. To really make the most of it, you should spend around 2 hrs 30 there. All the animals are on view, even in winter. New in 2014 : the Junior Zoo Academy! the zoo organises a training course for children aged 7-12 who love animals: the cooking and distribution of the meals, visit the brown bear enclosure, cleaning and feeding,…
Food available and there are picnic areas.
Snowhall in Amnéville
Do you want to ski whatever the weather is? Head to the Snowhall of Amnéville and have a great fun with all the family. See Snowhall Amneville.
Walygator Park in Amnéville
51 km from Luxembourg. 39 land based and aquatic attractions as well as numerous shows. This park is adapted for big and small children. Food available. www.walygatorparc.com.
Do you like shopping? Lorraine offers you many opportunities to indulge in your favorite pastime!