On the site of the crystal factory, in front of our hotel, the Baccarat crystal museum invites the visitor to discover some 700 pieces that have marked the history of their manufacture. Two centuries of exceptional know-how which illustrate French luxury throughout the world
Places of regional tourist interest
At the Hotel La Renaissance, you are ideally located in the heart of Baccarat opposite the famous crystal shops. At the foot of the Vosges, halfway between Nancy and Strasbourg, Baccarat, "the tTown and artistic crafts " of the Meurthe-et-Moselle, has built its worldwide reputation on the wcreation of crystal. Omnipresent in Baccarat, the crystal reveals its secrets in the museum dedicated to this, as well as the Bijou Baccarat cluster, which hosts companies from the world of jewelery and proposes permanent thematic exhibitions.
Village among the most floral of France, Baccarat has retained some traces of its medieval past with the 30 meter high towers of the Voués. A visit to the unusual Saint-Remy church is essential. Built in the 20th century, wood and concrete inlaid with 20,000 pieces of crystal which constitute its magnificent crystal stained glass Baccarat windows.
Only a few minutes away, these remarkable sites are worth a visit.
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Church of saint rémy baccarat
Constructed from 1953 on the site of the old church destroyed by an allied raid in 1944. It is the work of the architect Nicolas Kazis. It refers to the equilateral triangle symbol of the Holy Trinity. The roof timbers are of pine from the Vosges, the stained glass is Baccarat crystal.
Guided tour possible: 06 76 00 64 47
Pôle bijoux baccarat
Museum of the sources of hercules
In Deneuvre, the neighboring village, you can discover the remains of a Roman sanctuary from the IVth centuryBC dedicated to the cult of Hercules. More than 70 statues are exhibited. The topography of the place, its columns and basins are reproduced identically. The Gallo-Roman history of Lorraine is told here
Lake of pierre percée
20 km from Baccarat, this artificial lake bordered by the forest has a little air of Canada. Beautiful scenery, 18 km of hiking trails to discover on foot or by mountain bike. A leisure base for young and old: swimming, refreshments, pedal boats, canoes, mini-golf ...
The village of the book
6 km from Baccarat, the village of Fontenoy-la-Joûte unites book lovers. The old farms of this Lorraine village of the XIIth century shelter ten passionate bookstores. Among the vast stalls of old or used books, you can come and find the rarity that you are looking for!