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To know before you go in Sarreguemines !

Charming town situated on the Franco-German border in Sarreguemines extends around the Saar and the Blies. Both cultural and artistic, the city comes alive throughout the year to the delight of the locals and tourists who visit ...
a little history...

Gaemundia gigantic farmhouse built in the eighth century which is between the Saar and Blies, is a historical symbol of Sarreguemines. The construction of a road going into a place of undeniable passage between the north and south, east and west. Farm to become progressively time a location strategy. It will be fortified before giving way to a castle which dominate the Saar Valley to the thirteenth century.

Sarreguemines will gradually show its military character and create the basis for a judicial and tax authorities. It will impose his regime to surrounding towns. The city will then grow and develop around three poles: military, administrative and commercial. But this enrichment will be tested by the different wars and epidemics that ravage the region regularly.

Trade will then take a very important place in the life of Sarreguemines by importing timber from Holland and local textiles. A new activity will be born: the pottery.

Sarreguemines will know a reconstruction that will enable urban renewal adapted to the times. Building Companies long will the reputation of the city. A decline is observed in traditional sectors such as textiles and ceramics while the industrial revival will assert itself in the 60s The idea of ​​a common market will be discussed because of its proximity the German border, which will open up promising economic and business outlook.

The creation of modern industrial areas, the development of trade with Germany, the removal of the border will allow Sarreguemines establish itself as the main tertiary center of the Moselle is which is open also on Germany, so on Europe.
Places to visit in Sarreguemines
Museum of Earthenware - Winter Garden

Late twentieth century, some people create the earthenware of Sarreguemines. Many talented minds will facilitate creativity on the banks of the Saar during the twentieth century. The conservatory so richly garnished owes everything to his visionary Paul Geiger. The Museum also has a magnificent collection of objects from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries such as various frescoes, vases and stoves ...
Museum of Faience Techniques

The Moulin de la Blies includes two extraordinary places. A museum dedicated to the Faience Techniques is first presented. A collection of machines and tools specific to the ceramic allows virtually identically reproducing production workshops. The Moulin de la Blies shows the different techniques acquired acquired and used during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in the art of ceramics. The crude product (clay) to finish the object, the visitor discovers all transactions during the development of an object: land preparation and pasta, shaping, first firing, decoration and second firing. Then you will discover a contemporary garden located along the river, on a brownfield site that will attract people who love history.
Protestant Church

The current Protestant church was built during the nineteenth century and was inaugurated in 1898. Inside, it has an impressive Bible, printed in Tübingen town in Germany, located in the Baden-Württemberg in 1729. She recalls the sources of the Reformation.
Statues and caves

The various statues and caves are most commonly located in a natural setting where you can admire the various angles. Virgin, Christ and other saints are exposed. Formerly, they accounted for many of the figures of protection and admiration. Escape through the various villages of the territory of Sarreguemines looking past that will delight lovers of history.