Top things to do during #GEMAB21
If your stay in the Grand Est will be very rhythmic between the flights of #GEMAB21, you will have the opportunity to discover or rediscover our territory and its places full of history.
There is no lack of destinations. Among them, a few must-sees to add to your TO DO LIST, if you haven’t already done so.
To help you, here are a few suggestions for activities to do during the event or after your trip with us:
- Visit the Aéromusée and discover the origin of the hot air balloon, but also the aerodrome of Chambley, former NATO military base.
- Take a first flight in a paraglider and fly over the Chambley aerodrome
- Take a ride in a microlight aircraft and fly over the magnificent Lorraine Nature Park.
- Take a full speed car ride on the Francis Maillet circuit
- Eat mirabelle plum (in all its forms, fruit, quiche and brandy!) and taste the gastronomy of Lorraine (read the article on the gastronomy of Lorraine)
- Visit the village of Dommartin la Chaussée, 3 kilometers from the Chambley aerodrome
- Relaxing and swimming at the Lake of Madine
- Observe the wonderful view from the Butte du Montsec
- Visit Verdun and its memorials of the First World War (cemetery, citadel, ossuary, citadel, fort of Vaux …)
- Visit the museum of the 1870 war and the Annexation in Gravelotte
- Visit the city of Metz and its cathedral Saint Etienne, 800 years old, and having the largest surface of stained glasses in France (6 500 m²).
- Visit the museum of La Cour d’Or in Metz
- Visit Nancy and its famous Stanislas square, the most beautiful square in Europe according to… Nancy’s inhabitants!
Staying a while? Take a tour in the Grand Est!
- Hike in the Vosges, discover its fabulous waterfalls and watch the lake of Gérardmer.
- Visit Strasbourg and its famous cathedral, one of the highest cathedrals in the world with its 142 meters
- Visit the city of Colmar, called the little Venice for its colorful houses and its waterway.
- Visit the city of Reims, its cathedral and offer you a day of tasting in the famous cellars of Champagnes Ardennes.