Sacred art

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    Moselle is brimming with religious heritage, mirroring its popular piety and on occasion painful history. Bildstocks or roadside crosses are peppered across this area's landscape. The rich villages around Metz fortified their churches for protection. Don't miss Saint-Martin de Sillégny church and the magnificent frescoes in Sixtine de la Seille.

    Stained-glass window art blossomed in Metz during the Renaissance, in large churches such as Saint-Etienne Cathedral as much as in village churches such as Saint-Martin in Zetting - and stretched to modern days in the Chapelle des Cordeliers in Sarrebourg, where you can admire one of Chagall's masterpieces.

    Moselle has also established a longstanding reputation for its organ production - and has indeed been dubbed a "terre des orgues". No fewer than 600 of them have been identified in Moselle, and a French-German summer festival puts this extraordinary heritage in the limelight.

ST. STEPHEN'S CATHEDRAL
Built from stone of Jaumont, a local limestone rock, from the 13th to the 16th centuries, the silhouette of Metz Cathedral blends harmoniously into the Metz landscape. This gothic ...
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BLIES GUERSVILLER
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Rue de la Montagne
57200 BLIES GUERSVILLER
BERTHELMING
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cimetière
57930 BERTHELMING
HOMBOURG HAUT
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Rue Sainte-Catherine
57470 HOMBOURG HAUT
SAILLY ACHATEL
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57420 SAILLY ACHATEL
SAINT QUIRIN
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Place de l'Eglise
57560 SAINT QUIRIN
WIESVILLER
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57200 WIESVILLER
PUTTELANGE LES THIONVILLE
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Rue Saint-Rémi
57570 PUTTELANGE LES THIONVILLE
SARREGUEMINES
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Place du Chanoine Kirch
57200 SARREGUEMINES
RUSTROFF
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Lde Bourg
57480 RUSTROFF
BLIES GUERSVILLER
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Rue des Ecoles
Blies-Schweyen
57200 BLIES GUERSVILLER
METZ
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10-12 rue des Trinitaires
57000 METZ
SCY CHAZELLES
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8-12 rue Robert Schuman
57160 SCY CHAZELLES
FAMECK
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123 rue Saint-Roch
Morlange
57290 FAMECK
HAYANGE
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Rue du Général de Gaulle
57700 HAYANGE
FORBACH
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Rue de la Forêt
57600 FORBACH
CHATEAU SALINS
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Rue Maréchal Joffre
57170 CHATEAU SALINS
PETITE ROSSELLE
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16 rue de l'Eglise
57540 PETITE ROSSELLE
REDING
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rue de Nancy
Petit Eich
57445 REDING
FREYMING MERLEBACH
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Rue Heydel / Rue du vieux Poirier
57800 FREYMING MERLEBACH
FOLKLING
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rue de l'église
57600 FOLKLING
HOMBOURG HAUT
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Rue de l'Eglise
57470 HOMBOURG HAUT
ORMERSVILLER
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4 rue du stade
57720 ORMERSVILLER