Epinal is a city situated on the two banks of the Moselle River, in the northeast of France. Textile, leather and metal industries come to the forefront in this city where the industry sector is developed. Public transportation in the city is provided by buses. The use of bicycles is also very common in the city. While most of the people living in the city prefer using a bicycle for short distances, there are also many points where visitors can rent a bicycle to travel in the city.
Temperate climate is observed in the city. The temperature varies between 0 and 20 degrees throughout the year. Frost is rarely seen and the temperature generally doesn’t fall to minus values. Epinal is a city that receives rains all year long. The months having the least rainfall are March and April.
Saint Maurice d’Epinal Basilica and Notre-Dame-du-Cierge are two of the symbolic architectures of Epinal with their high ceilings and leaded windows. The Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, which is not very far away from the city center, is a mausoleum built in the memory of the American soldiers who died during World War II and there is an old castle next to it. The city also has various museums on many topics such as contemporary and ancient art, printing presses and archeology.
Epinal has many parks and gardens. These areas, which all have admirable landscape and provide the opportunity to have a rest or do certain sports activities, are very attractive for visitors. Furthermore, the arboretum called la Foret d'Epinal offers a happy atmosphere for its visitors with its intensive plant and tree diversity. If you are in search of a more exciting activity, the theme park called Fraispertuis City welcomes visitors looking for adrenaline and entertainment. No matter how old you are, you can have a lot of fun in this great amusement park and game center.