Bouzonville is located approximately 190 miles (306 kilometers) from Paris, the country's capital, and about 75 miles (121 kilometers) from Strasbourg.
Of course, limiting yourself to only one place, no matter how popular, will only ever furnish you with a narrow window into the broader personality of a region. So try to set aside some time to explore Alsace-Lorraine's other cultural and natural attractions. If you're on the lookout for more places to explore, try the Musee de la Moto et du Velo and Thermapolis in the vicinity of Amneville, which you'll find roughly 18 miles (29 kilometers) to the east of Bouzonville.
When you are ready to venture further afield why not check out the nearest regional city. Metz is 20 miles (32 kilometers) away and features visitor attractions including Centre Pompidou-Metz, Musee de la Cour d'Or and Comedy Square (Place de la Comedie). Should you have the time, why not stop by Metz Palais de Justice, Stade Municipal Saint-Symphorien and Metz Cathedral before you return to Bouzonville.
To get a real sense of a place, it often pays to peer back through the mists of time. Alsace-Lorraine's rich war relics and monuments are a great starting point. Houses of worship are often the best places to experience a region's spiritual traditions. The cathedrals around Bouzonville are no exception.
Take a big breath and let your worries melt away as you try out some of the area's gentler pursuits such as cycling and shore fishing.
When the time comes to head back to the comforts of home, you'll be bidding Bouzonville a fond and teary Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell).