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Overview

Metz, where art goes with history

Metz is a North-eastern city of France, in the Lorraine region. Birthplace of the Caroligian’s dynasty, Metz has a 3.000 years story and kept a part of this great cultural heritage. It is a more than 120 000 inhabitants city.

About France

Metz has the "Ville d’art et d’histoire" label (City of Art and History),so you will have a lot to see during your trip. You can book a tour at the Tourism Office to visit the city walking with a guide or an audio-guide, or explore it by mini-train or boat. Go to the museum "Metz métrople La cour d’or" where you will see the gallo roman, medieval and Fine arts collections. Do not miss the Centre Pompidou-Metz, and wow in front of its contemporary architecture. Of course, visit the huge and impressive gothic St Etienne cathedral, housing the largest stained glass windows collection of Europe (about 6.500 m²).

Train Station(s)

Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Metz can be found.

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  • In Safe Hands |
    "I booked my onward rail trips to Luxembourg and Frankfurt through RailEurope, with the option to print the tickets at home. However, when I booked this particular trip, the ONLY option I was given was ticket delivery to my home address! Imagine my horror, as I had only booked it four days before the trip, and I live ten of thousands of miles from France where the tickets were meant to be issued! I panicked, but still proceeded with the purchase. What I didn't know was, RailEurope has a regional representative in Singapore near where I live! Fair enough, I got my tickets two days before I traveled to France! I was overjoyed! The train trip itself was problem-free, and it departed on schedule. I have always had faith in the European rail system, and this has been fortified many folds when RailEurope handled my purchases with no trouble at all! Will I buy rail tickets through RailEurope again in future? Of course I will! In fact, I will encourage others to do it! Bravo, RailEurope! "

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    "The train is really cool. New, clean and very fast! Fascinating. "

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    good experience |
    "no problems, on time, effectiv "

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    Crowded |
    "this is 2nd part of my trip from Strasbourg to Paris East, it is a high speed Train, might be each Coach only 1 door for get on "

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    Comfortable |
    "This is 1st part of my trip from Strasbourg to Paris East, it is not high speed train, but quite spacious of seat, lots of space for putting belongings, feeling is better than 2nd part of this trip "

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    Smooth trip |
    "... quiet, smooth trip in reserved seats ... nobody talking in the whole coach - lovely! "

  • Memorable Trip |
    "It was a great experience travelling by TGV. Comfortable Journey . Real value for money. Convenience of booking ticket online. Perfect. "

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    Good trip spoiled by delays |
    "Our journey was delayed several hours by industrial action but otherwise the joumey was comfortable and enjoyable. "

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    No direct train to CDG Airport |
    "There is no direct train from Reims to Charles de Gaulle Airport. We had to take the train from Reims to Paris East Station and walked for 10 minutes with luggage to Paris North Station. Taxi at such peak hours is not an option. It was raining and the streets were full of traffic and people. Finding the right counter to buy a ticket from Paris North Station to the airport is very testing. Having queued for half an hour, we were told that we needed to go to a counter at the corner of the big ticket hall. Why you cannot get all kinds of ticket from any ticket sale counter? There were no English signs on this. The train from Paris North Station to the airport was fully loaded with commuters. The particular train that we took stopped abruptly short of two stations. All passengers were told to leave the train and wait for the next train to the airport. We did not understand the French announcement but followed those surprised looking passengers to disembark. Again, we had to take our luggage and braced the rains to take shelter, and waited for another train to come. Why there was not a better way to go from Reims to Charles de Gaulle Airport? Or there was one but not shown up when we booked online? I would like to have some feedbacks so that we can be smarter travellers next time. "

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    TGV to Metz from Paris |
    "Too many seats face opposite the train's direction of travel. Arrival in Paris in the rain left the passengers far from the covered section of the Gare de L'Est. "

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