Nancy: Art nouveau setting for a sumptuous seminar
An easily accessible crossroads of Northern Europe, Nancy will host your next seminar in a royal setting with an exceptional French Art Nouveau style.
Nancy is an open-air museum. Cradle of French Art NouveauThe town centre offers an exceptional 18th century architectural ensemble classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Emblem of the city, the famous Place Stanislas. Regularly elected the most beautiful square in France, it was created as a tribute to Louis XV by Stanislas Leszczynski, former King of Poland, who later became Duke of Lorraine and father-in-law of the French monarch. This rich cultural and historical heritage, combined with its terraces and restaurants, makes Nancy a very pleasant city for a business trip or a seminar.
The second largest city in the Grand Est after Strasbourg, Nancy is a dynamic, fast-developing city with the ambition of becoming a first-rate French destination for business tourism. To this end, in 2014 it will open the immense congress centre Proven - a rehabilitation of the former postal sorting centre - designed by architect Claude Prouvé - of 20,000 m2 in the city centre, one minute from the TGV station. A key ingredient in Greater Nancy's territorial marketing and outreach strategy.
In the centre of the new Grand Est region, the city is only 1h30 from Paris by the TGV Est. A network that also provides fast connections to Strasbourg, Basel, Brussels, Lille, Nantes or Bordeaux. The city is also located on two major European highways, the motorway A31 from Brussels, Luxembourg, Metz, Dijon and Lyon; and the motorway A4 and the RN4 if you come from Paris or Strasbourg. LMetz-Nancy-Lorraine regional airport is about 30 mn from Nancy in the car. And for business flights, you can land directly at the Grand Nancy Tomblaine aeropole.
The Accor network in Nancy
To host your next convention, hosted seminar or simple team meetingThe Accor network offers you a selection of ten addresses specializing in the organization of business events in Nancy and its inner suburbs. From Mercure Nancy Centre Place Stanislasto our Aparthotel Adagio Access for a business stay of several days, you can also find among our addresses Novotel & Novotel Suites, ibis and ibis Stylesa solution for all your professional events, whatever your budget.
– The Museum of Fine Arts : installed in an 18th century pavilion, it is one of the cultural jewels of the city. The museum presents the greatest names in the history of European art: Caravaggio, Rubens and Delacroix. Its collections are particularly rich for the 20th century, with the glassware from the Daum collection exhibited in the setting of Nancy's ancient fortifications, or the space dedicated to the architect Jean Prouvé.
– The castle of Lunéville : About thirty kilometres from Nancy, in Lunéville, groups can discover the castle, nicknamed the little Versailles of Lorraine or Château des Lumières.
– Team lunch at the Excelsior Total immersion in Art Nouveau with this jewel of the École de Nancy. This famous brewery was founded in 1911 on the initiative of Louis Moreau, brewer from Vézelise. The furniture and chandeliers in its vast hall were designed by Louis Majorelle and the ten glass canopies by Jacques Gruber. A marvel!