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From 19th November to 28th December 2016


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.


See the ice sculptures at the Frozen Fairyland, then warm up cold hands around a hot spicy drink or mulled wine.


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.


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.

Best hotels for Christmas

in Metz

Novotel Metz Centre

Novotel Metz Centre ★★★★ 

From €119 / night

Situated in the historic centre of Metz

A fitness centre and an outdoor swimming pool


Mercure Metz Centre

Mercure Metz Centre ★★★★

From €134 / night

Ideally located in the heart of Metz

Impressive wine list for a relaxing drink


La Citaldelle Metz

La Citadelle ★★★★

From €140 / night

Set in the heart of Metz 

Michelin-starred restaurant on site


Christmas in Metz

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Top things to do

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 fairytales of Perrault, Grimm and Andersen, artists from around the world have sculpted their favorite fairytale 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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