The 7 destination highlights
A city that is easy to access and pleasant to live in
Connected to major European cities, Nancy is served by the TGV (90 minutes from Paris), the A4/A31 motorway, a business airport and a regional airport with a shuttle to Nancy station. As befits a city on a human scale, a 10-minute walk gets you from the station to Place Stanislas, and in another 5 minutes, you can reach the Old Town, not to mention the 40 parks and gardens that will enhance your walks. As a token of a region where quality of life is paramount, the city of Nancy has received 71 awards, designations or distinctions in many fields.
An ecosystem that enhances attractiveness
A French Tech-designated metropolis, with a university ranked in the top 300 world universities and a distinguished university hospital centre, Greater Nancy, an innovative, competitive territory, makes for a prestigious event venue.
Our research laboratories are renowned worldwide: the Jean Lamour Institute, for example, is one of the most influential European laboratories in materials engineering sciences. Likewise, our scientific and medical technology park features 300 institutions, 15,000 staff, 2,000 teaching fellows, and major national research institutes (CNRS, INSERM, INRA, INERIS, INRS, etc.).
Ranging from 2 to 4 stars, the hotel offer in Greater Nancy Metropolis boasts 3,510 tourist accommodations, including 2,531 hotel rooms. Nearly 1,500 rooms are accessible in under 10 minute’s walk from Nancy TGV station.
With a range of café terraces, great restaurants, museums, entertainment venues, and trendy emporiums, the capital of the Dukes of Lorraine is passionate about lifestyle. A characterful city, Nancy amazes its visitors with a wide range of cultural and sporting events, its joie de vivre, not to mention the buzz generated by its 52,000 dynamic students.
A strong architectural and cultural identity
From the Middle Ages to contemporary architecture, including the Renaissance, the Age of Enlightenment and Art Nouveau, Greater Nancy Metropolis boasts major architectural assets, including an eighteenth-century complex classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (Place Stanislas, Place d’Alliance, Place de la Carrière).
A creative, cultural metropolis, with the Opéra national de Lorraine, the National Choreographic Centre – Lorraine Ballet, the Manufacture Theatre and its six regional museums, where hundreds of shows and exhibitions each year allow for encounters between the public and the artists. Many events reflect the territory’s cultural identity, with their sense of place and influence, such as Le Livre sur la place (book festival), Nancy Jazz Pulsations or the Festivities of St. Nicholas.
A range of facilities for your events
Whether you’re looking for a unique space, a historic or a contemporary setting, in the heart of the city or its outskirts, a bigger or a smaller facility, whatever your event and your expectations, you are bound to find the venue you need.