Would you like to discover the town of Épinal and its surroundings and to learn more about its history and places to visit? We offer you a list of different sites to enhance your visit and fulfil your expectations.
The printing workshop - Imagerie
Discover the printing workshop - Imagerie in Épinal whose reputation has been established since 1796. It is the most famous and the last active printing workshop of its kind in the world. During a guided tour, you can discover the historical workrooms and the many machines that have been used and are still in service today.
The printing workshop in Épinal is located in a building listed as a Place of Historic Interest and is open all year round. Guided tours are made using a digital tablet that traces its 220 years of history as well as everything it houses, including its texts and illustrations.
The Port in Épinal
Discover the Port of Épinal, which is located between the Moselle River and the Canal des Vosges, about 5-minute walk from the town centre. Throughout the year, it welcomes many boats and barges, thanks to its 32 mooring points all equipped with a water point and electricity.
Set in a leisure park, it includes several playgrounds for children, as well as a 73-kilometre multi-use trail along the banks of the Canal des Vosges. It can also receive motorhomes all year long, thanks to its 5 places which are each equipped with a water point and electricity limited to 48 hours.
Next to the harbour is the restaurant – the Capitainerie where you can go if you want to rent electric boats. You will also find the Bike House which will inform you about rentals and rides that can be done on 2 wheels.
The Bike House in Épinal
Located in the port of the town, near the 73-kilometre multi-use trail which borders the Canal des Vosges, the Bike House in Épinal offers a wide range of bikes for hire all year round. Whether you are looking for a mountain bike, road bike or an electric one they will have the one for you. This is the ideal way to discover the county of the Vosges as well as its various landscapes, whether with family or friends.
The Maison Romaine - Roseraie
Discover the building “Maison Romaine” in Épinal, built in 1892, which is along the banks of the Moselle River. It is in the heart of a park with flowers and trees and has the architecture and forms of an Italian villa. Previously used as a library, the House now hosts the Pôle de l’Image complex which brings together various companies working in the digital image sector.