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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
Place des Vosges F - 88000 Épinal
Still a busy shopping area, it has retained its provincial charm. The 17C maison du Bailli (baillif's house) has a beautiful loggia.
Place St-Goery F - 88000 Épinal
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.
place Saint Goëry F - 88000 Épinal
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..
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..
21, Quai Marechal de Contades F - 88000 EPINAL
Prix Prices from : 46 €
"The Ibis Epinal Centre Ville hotel is located on the bank of the Moselle, just 300 m from the Imagerie d.Epinal centre and 500 m from the railway station. 2 km from the Convention Centre and the Exhibition Centre, it has 60 air-conditioned room..
7 rue Paul Doumer F - 88000 Épinal
Prix Prices from : 40 €
Citotel 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. ..
24 r. Raymond Poincaré F - 88000 Épinal
A friendly couple runs this restaurant with an attractive façade, which is separated from the Moselle by a little square. The decor is a tad old-fashioned but inviting nonetheless. Traditional cuisine.
3 r. Bazaine (Le-Saut-le-Cerf) F - 88000 Épinal
13 pl. E. Stein F - 88000 Épinal
5 av. 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.