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Presentation of the town

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Toul is the fourth largest town in the Département “Meurthe-et-Moselle”, with ca. 17 000 inhabitants. Toul is a district administration and situated along the Moselle river and the Marne-Rhine canal. It is situated at a 15 minutes’ drive West of Nancy, in the middle of the “Côtes de Toul” vineyards on the “Route du Vin et de la Mirabelle”.

The architectural and historical heritage of Toul is particularly rich.

The Saint-Etienne (St Stephen) cathedral, a magnificent edifice built on a Roman plan and in Gothic architecture, beholds different stylistic movements and stands out by its beauty and its originality.

The cathedral has a remarkable cloister, a feature that she shares with the Collegiate Saint Gengoult that used to be a canon’s church situated in the historical center of the town.

The splendid collections of the Museum of Art and History in Toul, the ramparts and the Hôtel de Ville, which is the former palace of the bishops, are some of the numerous treasures to be discovered by the visitor.

Proud of its history and its heritage, Toul is a flower bedecked and lively city resolutely looking towards the future.