Nancy is a city in the Lorraine région of the north-eastern French department of Meurthe-et-Moselle. It is known for having a large number of 18th century buildings on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
There are three famous squares (places) on the esplanade which link the old and new towns of Nancy. These squares from north to south are the Place de la Carrière, Place Royale (today’s Place Stanislas) and Place d'Alliance.
Things to see and do
* Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance.
* Museum of Fine Arts of Nancy
* Cathedral of Nancy
* Jardin botanique du Montet – major botanical garden
* Art Nouveau architecture
Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – French
Land Area – 15.01 km²
Population – 106,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 44
Port Location – The river port at Nancy is the Port de Nancy Saint-George. It is located 440yards from Place Stanislas in the heart of the city.
Travel Links – The main train station is Gare de Nancy-Ville, with direct connections to Paris (high speed rail line), Metz, Lyon, Strasbourg and several regional destinations.
Metz-Nancy Lorraine Regional Airport is located 28 miles north of Nancy. A shuttle bus runs to and from Nancy.