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Hotels in Metz

From 18th November to 30th December 2018


Get into the spirit of the festive season and enjoy the warmest of welcomes as you visit the Christmas markets on the city’s six main squares.  Find hand-crafted gifts in the Christmas pyramid and taste the finest gingerbread around.


See the ice sculptures at the Frozen Fairyland, then warm up cold hands around a mulled wine or apple juice.


Let the illuminations chase away the dark winter days, and enjoy traditional treats like the merry-go-round, a walk through the magic forest or take the chance to stock up on gastronomic Christmas essentials at the city market hall.


Next to the Cathedral, an ice-rink and big wheel add to the leisure activities for young and old alike.


The boutiques and shops are also open on the 4 Sundays before Christmas, so you can enjoy the sights, smells and tastes right up to the last minute on city breaks.



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for Christmas in Metz

Visit the Frozen Fairyland

Frozen Fairyland Metz
Vanessa Barbei / Office de Tourisme de Metz

In a setting of ice and snow, inspired by the wonderful world of Disney, artists from around the world have sculpted your favourite characters from ice. Don't forget your hat and gloves - the temperature in the ice palace is permanently under 6°c!


Take a ride on the big wheel beside the Cathedral

Copyright J.-Cl. Verhaegen_QuattroPole / Office de Tourisme de Metz

The Ferris wheel (60 meters high!) offers a stunning panorama of the city and gives you unforgettable close-up views of the Cathedral. 

A stroll around the “Sentier des Lanternes”

J.-Cl. Verhaegen_QuattroPole / Office de Tourisme de Metz

Elves, teddy bears and toy soldiers are lit-up creating a captivating Santa’s workshop. Follow the lamp-lit walk to discover these enchanting characters, by Guy Untereiner. Directly inspired by East-European folklore, rekindle the embers of the Christmases of yesteryear. 



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