5 good reasons to stay in Terres d’Oh!

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Take a break in Alsace-Lorraine with Terres d’Oh to discover this region of the Grand Est and its many possibilities for escape.

Looking for a getaway in Alsace-Lorraine? You’re about to discover a region rich in history and culture! Terres d’ Oh invites you to stay in the Saarbrucken-Lagarde-Saverne triangle. Here, traditional craftsmanship and culinary traditions are preserved, while tourists enjoy exceptional natural landscapes.

Charming picturesque villages, renowned vineyards, lush green forests and historic sites, the area is full of treasures to spot. You can also try your hand at a multitude of activities. These include hiking, wine tasting, museum visits and bike rides. So, are you ready for a great getaway in Alsace-Lorraine?

Feast on local gastronomy

Une tarte flambée d'Alsace aux oignons, au bacon fumé et au fromage à la menthe chaud au four, accompagnée d'un vin blanc alsacien

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For gourmets, the Alsace-Lorraine region is a veritable gastronomic paradise. Mouth-watering culinary specialties await you, including tarte flambée. As for pretzels, kouglof, choucroute garnie and tarte aux mirabelles, both sweet and savoury eaters will love them. Local restaurants and village festivals are the best places to discover them.Alsace vintages can also be tasted at festivals or on the famous Alsace Wine Route.

In addition to its culinary delights, the Alsace-Lorraineregion stands out for its handcrafted products. Beer lovers will be delighted to discover one of the region’s 70 microbreweries. For those with a sweet tooth, be sure to visit local confectioners such as  » Douceurs des Rohan  » and its delicious marshmallows. The expertise and quality of local products is sure to pique your curiosity.

Spend a weekend in a bucolic setting

Forget-me-not canal-side accommodation in Zetting

Les Myosotis Chambres d'hôtes - Sarreguemines

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If you’re looking for a peaceful place to relax in Moselle, look no further. This restored Lorraine farmhouse offers elegant, comfortable rooms. It’s located in the heart of a pretty village on the banks of the Saar Canal and the Houillères.

The verdant garden setting is ideal for relaxing and catching your breath. The surrounding area offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities, such as cycle paths along the water’s edge. With a warm and friendly welcome from hostess Noëlle, book your stay at Le Myosotis now for a fabulous getaway in Alsace-Lorraine.

Sleeping at Le Petit Nid Bleu in Sarreguemines

Petit Nid Bleu à Sarreguemines

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Les Terres d’Oh is home to a number of charming accommodations. If you love nature and peace and quiet, Le Petit Nid Bleu is the place to be. Tucked away at the end of a small cul-de-sac, this little guest house offers a peaceful, leafy setting in which to recharge your batteries. Owners Edith and Hubert will be happy to advise you on what to do in the area.

After a day of sightseeing, you can relax to the sound of birdsong on the terrace in summer or in the lounge in winter. And if you want to be pampered during your stay, wellness treatments are available. All in all, Le Petit Nid Bleu is perfect for nature lovers.

Relax at the Saarland Therme in Saarbrucken

Saarland Thermes à Sarrebruck

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The Saarbrucken thermal baths are inspired by Eastern cultures. It’s the perfect place to recharge your batteries and relax in a true haven of peace. Rilchingen ‘s saline thermal spring is distributed among the various baths. So you can enjoy 9 saunas and steam baths for absolute relaxation. Massages and private spas for two are also available. All with a lovely view over the greenery, to complete this moment of zen attitude.

Enjoy an aquatic weekend at the Espace détente in Sarreguemines

The relaxation area in Sarreguemines offers balneotherapy sessions for a complete makeover. In a peaceful setting, you can relax in a sauna, hammam or whirlpool bath. Enjoy the view of the indoor and outdoor pools. Special mention must be made of the Wednesday afternoon and Friday sessions reserved for women, for an experience of total relaxation.

Sleeping in a lock keeper’s house

Gîte À l Écluse 18

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Come and experience an unusual moment in Alsace by staying at the gîte à l’Écluse 18 in Henridorff. This 90m2, fully-equipped former lock keeper’s house offers a romantic setting for a romantic getaway or a stay in the countryside. You can enjoy the garden and surrounding area, while discovering local attractions such as the Lehrer crystal glassworks and Lutzelbourg castle. A beautiful, bucolic setting in the heart of the Vallée des Eclusiers.

Take the Moselle wine route and experience life at a chateau

Château Mesny

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With its sumptuous setting and unrivalled comfort, Château Mesny in Vic sur Seille is the perfect elegant and classic option for your accommodation. Located between Nancy, Metz and Sarrebourg, you can easily explore the region, including the Moselle wine route and the surrounding vineyards, such as Domaine Dietrich-Girardot and Domaine de Vicus. Visiting these wineries will enable you to discover the secrets behind the making of these exceptional wines, and enjoy wine tastings.

Stay at Château d’Alteville in Tarquimpol

Château D'Alteville

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Domaine Lindreis the perfect place to get away from it all in Alsace-Lorraine. Nestled in Tarquimpol, this family-run estate boasts land, forests, a pond and the magnificent Château d’Alteville. Rooms are both comfortable and steeped in history, with splendid views over the 4-hectare landscaped park. The family-style cuisine features local produce and products from the château’s farm.

The park offers a wide range of activities. Electric bike hire, a private fishing pond, a pétanque court and boat trips… you’re spoilt for choice! The surrounding area is full of wonders, with saltwater villages to visit and a brewery. A special mention goes to « La Grenouille Assoifée », the headquarters of local beer lovers.

A walk in the heart of nature to fill up on oxygen

Chateau de Waldeck (Moselle) dans le Parc Naturel Régional des Vosges du Nord

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For a getaway in Alsace-Lorraine, the Terres d’Oh arean ideal choice. This region is rich in natural resources. It boasts two regional parks for hiking and cycling enthusiasts. Firstly, the Vosges du Nord offers 2600 km of hiking, horse-riding, mountain biking and cycling trails, meadows and orchards. The icing on the cake is that you can also visit typical villages and pass by numerous fortified castles. As for the Lorraine Regional Nature Park, there are numerous ponds and halophilic areas to explore, as well as close proximity to the Metz and Nancy conurbations.

For a more immersive escape, a walk in Drulingen is highly recommended. If you’re a keen hiker, the Heidenkirch waterfall trail will take you past the remains of the 14th-century church and the state forest of La Petite-Pierre Nord.

Relax in unusual accommodation

Sleeping in the Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix

Lodges aux cerfs au Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix

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The Parc Animalier de Sainte Croix invites you to enjoy a unique experience in Terres d’Oh. Nestled in the heart of 120 hectares of unspoilt parkland, the 52 eco-labeled lodges guarantee a comfortable, eco-friendly stay. There’s something to suit every taste. From Scandinavian-style dodges on stilts, to traditional North American lodges, to dens inspired by the world of Lord of the Rings.

The park also offers unforgettable animal encounters thanks to the presence of several breeds of wolf and black bear. Watch and listen to the inhabitants of our forests from the treetops, or wake up to a group of deer and hinds in semi-liberty on the plains.

Go back in time at Altviller’s Parc Nature de Cheval

Logement La tanière des Elfes Parc Nature de Cheval

The Elf’s lair in the Parc Nature de Cheval

For a unique getaway in Alsace-Lorraine, leave the beaten track and discover the Nature de Cheval d’Altwiller park. Here, you can immerse yourself in the medieval world by staying in unusual cabins. Everything is designed to respect the environment and offer you an unusual tourist experience in the heart of Alsace’s nature.

A wide range of activities are available to enhance your stay: horse shows, games, mini-farms, plant gardens… So many opportunities to discover the world of the Middle Ages in a fun and unforgettable way.

Sleep on the water or perched at Domaine de Langatte

Cabane sur pilotis Langatte

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Come and enjoy a unique experience in the heart of nature by staying at La Tour du Stock campsite, located in the Domaine de Langatte. You’ll enjoy a selection ofunusual accommodations including chalets, lodges on stilts and perched cabins accessible by boat or via a small pontoon.

Relax as you watch the sunrise and sunset over the pond, listen to the sounds of nature and admire the swans. In winter, the pellet stove will warm up the atmosphere for a total change of scenery. What’s more, Domaine de Langatte boasts a wellness center with saunas, hammams, jacuzzis and 2 pools for a timeless experience.

Waking up at the Étang de Gondrexange

Etang de Gondrexange

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Located in the heart of Lorraine, Camping les Mouettes offers unusual accommodation for nature lovers and adventurers at heart. The Finnish Kota  » Pêcheur  » or  » Love« , built of northern pine half logs, transports you into a special atmosphere from the Arctic Circle. For convivial evenings, the Kota grill is a dining area around the fire.

In an exceptional natural setting on the banks of theEtang de Gondrexange, the Finnish Kota is ideal for nature lovers. And for lovers of cultural heritage, this Terres d’ Oh getaway is the perfect opportunity to discover a region rich in history.

Discover horseback riding in the forest

Henridorff écluse

A lock in the Vallée des Éclusiers in Henridorff (Moselle) – Wikimedia – Havang(nl)

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast who loves nature, why not discoverAlsace-Lorraine on horseback? In Niderviller, this is whatÉcurie de la Cantera has to offer, with the possibility of spending a holiday suited to all levels and tastes. The program includes exploration of the Saulnois region on a 25 km circuit suitable for riders. You’ll pass through the Bride state forest and along the banks of the Seille, ideal for discovering horse riding.

Heritage lovers won’t want to miss a visit to the former Salines Royales de Dieuze and a view of the blue line of the Vosges from the heights of the Bride forest. The equestrian centers and gîtes ofHenridorff, La Hoube (Dabo), Lettenbach (Abreschviller), Métairies-Saint Quirin, Plaine de Walsch and Réding also have horses and organize rides.

So, are you ready to discover the Terres d’Oh? We hope these 5 good reasons will inspire you to escape to Alsace-Lorraine and explore all the wonders this region has to offer. Don’t hesitate to share your suggestions for places to visit and things to do in the comments.