Lorraine Region of France
The World War I Meuse-Argonne American Military Cemetery
The Meuse-Argonne Cemetery in Lorraine is the largest American Military Cemetery in Europe. It’s a huge site, set in 130 acres of gently sloping land. 14,246 soldiers are buried here in military straight lines. The graves are not set according to rank, you find a captain next to an orderly, a pilot awarded a Medal of Honor next to an African...
Lorraine Tourism Office
The official Lorraine Tourism site, featuring information on quiche and other culinary delights of Lorraine, cities like Metz and Nancy, and downloadable tourism brochures and visitor guides.
American Memorials in World War I in France
Guide to American Memorials to World War I in the Meuse Region in Lorraine. The Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial, the The American Memorial in Montfaucon and the The American Memorial on Montsec hill commemorate the offensive in the Meuse in 1918.
Paris to Metz by Train, Car and Flight
How to Get from Paris and London to Metz by train, car and flight. Use this information resource to plan your journey in France.
World War I Battle of Verdun Memorial
The Battle of Verdun in Lorraine has, for the French, become the symbol of the horrors of World War I. Strategically placed on the west bank of the Meuse river, the town was constantly besieged, taken and retaken. At the beginning of World War I, it was the most important stronghold in eastern France. Between February 21st 1916 and August 1917,...
The Pompidou-Metz Centre in Metz, Lorraine
The Centre Pompidou-Metz opened in May 2012 as France’s first major decentralization cultural project. The ambitious, successful project puts on temporary exhibitions, drawing heavily from the 65,000 works held by the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Just 82 minutes by TGV from Paris and right next to the railway station, it’s possible to do the center...