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Earthenware in Lunéville

31 Janvier 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lunéville

By checking the list of articles I have written about Lunéville I have discovered I haven't mentioned the factory which used to make earthenware from 1730. The faïence de Lunéville is well known in France and famous in Lorrraine. A lot of people living...

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Metz in Moselle

27 Janvier 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Moselle

Metz already existed three thousands years ago and its Roman name was Divodurum. It became French in 1648. The pronounciation of Metz is "mes", the letter "t" is not pronounced. The town was included in the part Prussia took from France from 1871 to 1918....

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Centre Pompidou in Metz

24 Janvier 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Moselle

Of course there were places in Lorraine to admire paintings, sculptures and other works of art before Centre Pompidou was opened in Metz in 2010, but visiting this museum is a good opportunity to see the work of famous artists whose exhibitions were not...

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Thiébauménil near Lunéville

20 Janvier 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Meurthe-et-Moselle

We used to drive through Thiébauménil when I was a child to go to the north of the Vosges mountains, then a new road was built and I nearly forgot about this village. It is situated near Lunéville, on the east side. There are about 400 inhabitants there,...

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Former gendarmerie in Nancy

17 Janvier 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Nancy

When you walk in Grande Rue in Nancy, you more or less feel you are among medieval buildings. If you walk along Musée Lorrain, or Palais Ducal as you want, you arrive at the end of it and turn right between the palace and Chapelle des Cordeliers. A small...

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