The land of ponds

15 to 35 minutes by car from Romécourt

Within the territory, the west is occupied by the land of ponds. It includes 400, making it the largest concentration of large surface ponds in France. These natural or artificial ponds were created in the Middle Ages mainly for fish farming. The sites are particularly popular for observing migratory birds and storks.

The pond of Stock 15 minutes by car from Romécourt.

Ideal for nautical activities, you can rent sail or motor boats, but also paddels, water skiing and wake boarding. Swimming is very pleasant there. You can also practice fishing.

Water sports on the Stock Pond

The pond of Gondrexange 20 minutes by car from Romécourt.

The pond of Gondrexange is known for its beach. It is possible to swim there in summer. Many are possible. The lake is crossed by the Marne-Rhine canal.

Walk around Gondrexange

The pond of Lindre 25 minutes by car from Romécourt.

This lake is part of the natura 2000 network (sites of great heritage value, due to the exceptional flora and fauna they contain) and it is also a Ramsar site (designation of a “wetland of international importance”). You can also visit the charming Gallo-Roman village of Tarquinpol or take the GR E2.

The pond of Mittershiem 35 minutes by car from Romécourt.

This pond is known for its aquatic course and its nautical base.

Center Parc the three forests at Hattigny

30 minutes by car from Romécourt

The Aqua Mundo, a subtropical paradise of more than 5000m² where the water in the lagoons is at 29 ° c all year round will meet all your expectations with: slides for children and adults, a wave pool, a bubble bath, a wild river, fast currents, a children’s pool, an outdoor pool.

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Activities near the Château de Romécourt

Halfway between Strasbourg and Nancy, the Château de Romécourt is ideally located for you to discover the north of the Grand Est region. From Romécourt, you will be able to visit both the north of Lorraine and the north of Alsace. You can enjoy the charm of the pond region for a week or more. You will find in the map below, all the activities in the surroundings.

Lunéville castle

45 minutes by car

The Château de Lunéville, owned by the Dukes of Lorraine since the 13th century, was built for Duke Léopold I 170 between 1703 and 1720 from plans by Pierre Bourdict, Nicolas Dorbay and Germain Boffrand. A masterpiece of 18th century architecture, the “Versailles Lorraine” was listed as a historic monument in 1901 for its chapel and in 1998 in its entirety.

The Château des Lumières is a formidable gateway to the 18th century, Grand Siècle Lorrain. The beauty of its architecture reminds us that it was at the heart of a true flowering of the arts, encouraged by the last Dukes of Lorraine. Faced with a Versailles imposed as a model on the whole continent, the building princes of Lunéville refused the idea of ​​servile copying. Léopold and Stanislas each chose to open up this great project to various influences.

Admission: € 9 adult (€ 5 reduced price)

Website of the Château de Lunéville

Summer toboggan run in Arzviller Inclined plane of Saint-Louis

40 minutes by car

At the foot of the Saint-Louis-Arzviller inclined plane, the alpine coaster sled, open since 2006, is unique in the region. You will embark in a two-seater sled, the ski lift takes you to the top of the track. Then begins the vertiginous descent on a track nearly 500 m long. Face several turns, after having passed the excitement of the “basin spiral”, you will make a final passage along the “Zorn” river and the retention basin to finish the ride. Efficient and secure, the braking system allows you to regulate your speed yourself.

5 passages 14 €

Inclined plane website

Abreschviller Forest Railway

35 minutes by car

On board this authentic forest steam train, a unique and pleasant journey is offered to nature lovers and leads them to discover the natural riches of the Sarre Rouge valley.

At the Grand Soldat Terminal, you can then visit an authentic Sawmill at Haut-Fer as well as a film retracing the two lives of the train.

Entrance fee: € 13.50 adult (€ 10 child)

Duration: 30 minutes each way

Abreschviller train website

The Cordeliers chapel in Sarrebourg

30 minutes by car from Romécourt

Through an educational and poetic journey, discover a jewel: the monumental stained-glass window “La Paix” 12 meters high.

This exceptional work by Marc Chagall transfigures this 13th century chapel
century. It was given to the city of Sarrebourg when the Prime Minister and former resistance member Pierre Messmer was mayor.

The garden is an invitation to reverie and meditation.

Lock of Réchicourt-le-Château

20 minutes by car from Romécourt

The Réchicourt-le-Château lock is an engineering structure built in 1965 on the Marne-Rhine canal. It has a fall height varying between 15 and 16 meters in height. It is possible to get there by bike from Romécourt.

Sainte-Croix animal park

20 minutes by car from Romécourt

First of all, the castle of Romécourt and the animal park of Sainte-Croix share a strong link with nature and local roots in Moselle.

The Sainte-Croix Animal Park is a French zoological park located in the heart of the Lorraine Regional Natural Park, in Rhodes. Mainly specialized in European fauna.

Unique in Europe, this park offers an area of ​​120 hectares, in the middle of the country of ponds where 1,500 animals of 100 different species evolve.

You can discover a pack of wolves, bears, deer, does, etc. There is even a space designed like in Madascagar for a colony of lemurs.

You can visit the educational farm with its chickens and sheep. For young city dwellers, a real apprenticeship in life on the farm.

The Sainte-Croix animal park is part of the five largest zoo in France. It offers unusual accommodation.

In summer the park organizes night visits where you can hear the call of wolves. In autumn, you can attend the slab of the deer.

Entrance to the park in 2021 is € 26.50 for adults and € 18.50 for children (3 to 11 years old).