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Cathédral Saint-Étienne

Though this gothic cathedral’s spires punctuate Metz’s modest skyline, the structure is best known for its magnificent Marc Chagall-designed windows. Chagall’s work joins other windows by fellow artists such as Jacques Villon and Hermann von Münster. The striking 13th-20th century stained glass curtains are nicknamed ‘God’s Lantern’. Its nave is the third-highest in France, at […]

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Domain François Lichtlé

  We had the pleasure of meeting Hervé Lichtlé, a fourth-generation Alsacien winemaker from Husseren-les-Châteaux, when we stumbled upon Les Jeunes Vignerons d’Europe – VinexpOFF in the Place d’Arms. Lichtlé belongs to an association of independent French wine producers who practice integrated control, which prioritizes protecting the environment and maintaining the quality of the land. The winemakers […]

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Centre Pompidou-Metz

  Worth seeing: Chefs D’Oeuvre? exhibit, which questions the concept of masterpiece. 20 artists from 1905 – present spanning a range of disciplines are considered. You decide. Today we needed a French fix, so we hopped in the car and drove half an hour to Metz. The first stop was the Centre Pompidou-Metz, which we’ve […]

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