Things to see and do - Épinal
Unmissable tourist sites
Épinal Travel guide
Épinal : Michelin's recommendations
Built on both sides of the River Moselle, Epinal is the town with the largest area of forest in France (3 600ha) and undoubtedly one of the most floral too: on every street corner, in every square and park, flowers bring a touch of colour to Epinal. This is not really surprising for a town that became famous for tremendously popular coloured prints representing La Fontaine's fables or illustrating the current events of the 19C.
Tourist attractions Épinal : Things to see and do
A tangled confusion of narrow streets around the pretty place des Vosges, a square with arcades, and the severe façade of St Maurice's basilica.
The façade, with its massive forepart forming the belfry, is in traditional Meuse style. The portail des Bourgeois (15C door) on the left-hand side is typical of Champagne, as are the luminous Chanoinesses choir stalls. The nave, however, with its th..
1 place Lagarde
In addition to the archeological collections and paintings of the north European schools (La Tour, Brueghel, Rembrandt), you will find the history of the «imagerie» (printing works) and a collection of contemporary art with a strong minimalist bias (..
7 rue Paul Doumer F - 88000 Épinal
Prix Prices from : 45 €
Hôtel le Carabas is situated 1 km from the centre of Epinal and 500 metres from the channel. It features an English-style pub and offers free Wi-Fi. The en suite rooms have a shower, hairdryer and amenities. They also have cable TV and telephone. B..
21, Quai Marechal de Contades F - 88000 EPINAL
Prix Prices from : 53 €
In the heart of the city, the ibis Epinal Centre Ville hotel is located on the banks of the Moselle, surrounded by greenery. The hotel has 60 fully renovated and air-conditioned rooms. If you are on business, the hotel provides adapted work areas and..
5 rue des Halles, Place des Vosges F - 88000 Épinal
This hotel is located in the centre of Epinal, within 100 metres of the Basilica Saint-Maurice, Place de Vosges and River Moselle’s bank. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi access. The guest rooms all have a TV and some feature exposed wooden beams. Ea..
5 avenue de Provence F - 88000 Épinal
This restaurant is as lovely as any Épinal print! It has an elegant dining area with moulding and original, trendy furniture set in an opulent looking late-19C villa. The tasty, modern dishes are accompanied by select wines.
Parc Economique F - 88000 Épinal
13 place E.-Stein F - 88000 Épinal